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Silvertone 1448 electric guitar 1 pick up made in USA circa1962 black speckle double cutaway amp in case This 1962 Silvertone made by Danelectro is a one pickup, amp-in-case model; however, the amp-in-case is not included with this guitar. What is included is a masonite over pine construction with a black silver flake finish. This model also features a single coil lipstick tube-style pickup, in-line scoop headstock, Brazilian rosewood fretboard, fixed four-way adjustable chromed brass bridge with a Brazilian rosewood saddle, a metal nut and white tolex binding. The short scale, straight neck - reinforced by steel rods, and the fast action on this guitar make it a real joy to play. This guitar is also about five pounds so it is easy to carry from gig to gig and it is balanced perfectly for playing. This guitar's tone has a sharp sweetness that tells the story of its fifty-two years of maturation. Get this guitar now at this amazing price. Description from

CONDITION:Description from
This guitar is in good condition for its age. One of the bolts for the neck has been moved and there is some wear to the black silver flake finish on the front and back of the body as you can see in the photo. The wear gives this guitar that authentic vintage look that some players seek. It still plays well and sounds fantastic.Description from

TUNERS:Description from
Closed back, six in-line, one-piece chrome tuners with skate-key, metal buttons in very good working order.

NECK:Description from
Bolt-on, straight neck with dot inlays on a Brazilian rosewood fretboard, 18 frets, and 24" scale. Frets are in very good condition with no visible wear and the action is fast. The back of the neck has some very minor playing wear. The headstock has very minimal paint wear at the top. It features a logo'd, in-line, scoop headstock.
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PICKUPS:Description from
One single coil, lipstick tube-style pickup. This guitar has a single coil sharpness with a warm bridge pickup tone that is good for rock and roll, funk, etc. There are two pots for volume and tone.

The Dimensions are:Description from
    Overall length: 35.25"
    Body width: 13"Description from
    Body thickness: 1 5/8" (with neck: 1 15/16")
    Scale: 24"Description from
    Width of the nut: 1 5/8" (Depth at nut: 7/8")
    String height at 12th fret: 1/8"

Here's the original description from the 1964 Sears catalog:

Electric Guitar OutfitDescription from
Single-pickup Guitar with 5-in. speaker, amplifier built into carrying beginner's record.

The Guitar..fine quality, fine sound from solid-center-body electric guitar. About 34x13x2 inches. In glistening black finish with silver-color accents. 18-fret fingerboard of Brazilian rosewood. Separate tone and volume control on body.Description from
Case and Amplifier..styled in simulated-leather-covered hardboard with accents to match guitar. 2 tubes plus rectifier for rich reproduction. about 37x15x3 in. With chord charts and pick.Description from

57 X 1448L - Shipping weight 23 pounds
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Silvertone 1448 Item #: d2050 SOLD

Silvertone 1448 electric guitar 1 pickup made in USA circa 1962 black speckle double cutaway amp in case