SILVERTONE/DANELECTRO MODEL: U1
Sears model 1452
This is a Silvertone made by Danelectro. It's part of Danelectro's U1 line. The guitar is in great shape: the neck is straight and all the electronics work well. It's got a few nicks here and there and one minor ding on the headstock. This is a 3/4 size guitar. If you look closely you'll see it's actually a brown sparkle finish. The guitar was made in January 1959. This is the "coke-bottle" headstock model with a lipstick pickup. As far as I can tell, it's completely original except the two screws holding the pick guard have been replaced.
Here's the original description from the 1961 Sears catalog:
Single-pick-up Electric Guitar
Matched for tone, performance and style .. in rich brown finishes. Guitar has slim reinforced neck for easy fingering .. solid center body, adjustable bridge. Tone, volume controls.
1452 - 37 1/2 x 17 3/4 in.
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