SILVERTONE/DANELECTO MODEL: 1317/U1
PEANUT - 1957
This is a sweet, Silvertone 1317 (U1 peanut) electric guitar made by Danelectro of Neptune New Jersey in 1957. The body color is black. It's serial number is 3057. It has one single-coil lipstick pickup. The neck is straight and all the electronics work correctly. The neck feels like a standard Danelectro width but just slightly smaller. It's 100% original. The body is the smaller U1 "peanut" size so it's very light in terms of weight. This is an amazing little guitar that's in great playing or collectable condtion! Grab it quick 'cause it'll be hard to find another one this nice! It comes with a gig bag.
The Dimensions are:
Overall length: 37 1/4"
Body width: 11 5/8"
Body thickness: 1 3/8"
Width of the nut: 1 5/8"Description from VintageSilvertones.com
Depth of the neck at nut: 3/4"
1957 SEARS CATALOG DESCRIPTION
Solid Body Guitar
with slim, non-warp neck. Two steel bars placed in triangular truss position inside neck. Brazilian rosewood fingerboard. Force-fitted position markers. Accurately fretted. Solid center body core of hardwood balanced by hollow wing sections. 4-way adjustable bridge-up, down, forward and back. Split shell pickup. The only metal enclosed pickup to avoid "shorted turn effect." 3-position switch on both models. Double tone and volume control knobs for each pickup. Lustrous black finish with ivory trim or bronze and ivory lacquer finish.
37 1/4 x 11 1/8 in., With pick, electric cord and instructions.Description from VintageSilvertones.com
57 D 01317L--Black single pickup. Shpg. wt. 9 lbs. $4 down ......... Cash $39.95
57 D 01319L--Black dual pickup. Shpg. wt. 9 lbs. $6 down ........... Cash $59.95
57 D 01321L--Bronze single pickup. Shpg. wt. 9 lbs. $4 down ........ Cash $39.95
57 D 01323L--Bronze dual pickup. Shpg. wt. 9 lbs. $6 down .......... Cash $59.95
57 D 0732L--Carrying case for above. Brown simulated leather-covered
chip board. Shipping weight 6 pounds ........ Cash $5.29
DANELECTRO 1957 CATALOG DESCRIPTION
Three position switch provides 3 instant tone changes. No other single-pickup guitar has this feature. Choice of six modern colors.Description from VintageSilvertones.com
BLACK LACQUER, Ivory binding U-1 Black $75
BRONZE LACQUER, Ivory binding U-1 Bronze $75
IVORY LEATHERETTE, Black binding U-1 Ivory $75
JADE GREEN LACQUER, Yellow binding U-1 Green $75
CORAL LACQUER, White binding U-1 Coral $75
AQUA LACQUER, Maroon binding U-1 Aqua $75
Item #: d2033
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