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Vintage Silvertone guitars
National Glenwood Val-Pro 99- electric guitar 3 pickups, made in Chicago 1962res-o-glass is a curated collection of electric guitars chosen for their unique tone, design, and significance in electric guitar history from approximately 1950-1980. This collection approaches electric guitars from the underdog perspective. So we carry guitars built for the masses, luthiers & manufacturers who pushed the boundaries as to what was possible in terms of not only instrument quality but tone. Design also plays an important consideration in this collection. Alternative materials, innovative tuning systems, and high quality-low cost manufacturing processes are only some of the unique qualities found on instruments at

Silvertone bass - Beatles violin shaped, 2 pickups, sunburst finish, made in Japan circa 1966 This site was started to establish an accurate history of Silvertone guitars and has now expanded into other manufactures. Silvertones were created for Sears by a variety of manufacturers including Harmony, Danelectro, Kay, National/Valco/Supro, and Teisco of Japan. You can read more about VintageSilvertones in the gallery area.

New site coming soon. For your consideration are some truly unique guitars: Silvertones, Danelectros Harmonys, a Supro Tenor, an Eko Florentine, and many more. Also, did we mention for all you Shagg's fans, there's a pretty stunning Kapa Minstrel. There's more to come very soon, stay tuned. Welcome to!

National Val-Pro 82- semi-hollow body electric guitar 1 pickup, made in Chicago 1962 res-o-glass NEW-SILVERTONES [see all]:
Recent Silvertone acquisitions in the for sale include:
Silvertone 1326 Mars
Silvertone 1420
Silvertone 1415 Bronze
Silvertone Greco Bass Hofner-style

Silvertone 1305 Danelectro U3, made in NJ, rare, black white creamburst, 3 pickups, single cutaway 1958 FEATURED GUITARS:
Silvertone 1305L
This is an extremely rare Silvertone 1305L U3 made by Danelectro of Neptune, New Jersey around 1958. It features a hardwood solid center body balanced by hollow wings, Masonite over pine construction, a creamburst finish, triple lipstick tube style single coil pickups... [more]

Silvertone Crest H537 made by Harmony in Chicago, one pickup, electric guitar, hollow body, tobaccoburst white striped binding, spruce top, maple sides and back, made in 1953Silvertone 1348 Crest
This is a rare Silvertone Crest model 1348, made by Harmony of Chicago circa 1953. The Harmony number is H537. It is a hollowbody, tobaccoburst, bound, archtop. [more]

EKO Florentine electric guitar 2 pickups made in Italy circa 1967 red burst double cutaway Here are our recent acquisitions:
Acoustic Black Widow
Danelectro UB2
Danelectro Pro 1
Harmony Montclair H956S
Kramer DMZ 3000
Kramer DMZ 6000
Kustom K200A
La Baye 2x4
Micro-Frets Golden Melody
Mosrite Ventures Mark V
Mosrite Celebrity II
Supro Tenor
Wulitzer Cougar

Bartell blue hollow body 2pu 1964 Paul Barth

Danelectro 3011, black, finish, white pickguard, 1 lipstick style pickup, 1965

Danelectro Coral Firefly red, 2 pickups, Vincent Bell design, 1967

Micro-Frets-Spacetone hollow body, 2 pickup, martian finish, electric guitar, Micro-Nut

Mosrite celebrity 3, blue, 2pu, double cutaway, hollow body, Mosrite tailpiece, 1968, California

Saturn 63 , Semi-hollowbody arch top, spruce top, maple back, chrome binding, tear drop sound holes, tremolo tailpiece, 2  chrome covered pickups, electric guitar, made in Germany by Hopf circa 1963

Harmony H19 silhouette electric guitar, cherry redburst, 2 DeArmond pickups, type H vibrato tail piece chicago 1965

Harmony H50 made by Harmony in Chicago, one pickup, electric guitar, hollow body, sunburst white striped binding, spruce top, maple sides and back, made in 1952

Kapa 506 2 pickpu sunburst semihollow body assembled in Maryland parts from Japan-Germany circa 1970

Supro 60 Ozark, white finish with perimeter stripe and 60 logo, one single coil metal covered pickup, single cutaway, National, Valco, 1958

Travis Bean 1000s-Sun Valley, CA 2 humbucking pickups, electric guitar, 1978, natural finish, Koa, double cutaway
We get a lot of questions about the guitars. They're more than we can respond to so please check the FAQ for answers to the most common questions. If you have a pre-sale question please use our contact form

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Guitars may be tried out and purchased in person at our office in New York City by appointment only: week days, evenings and some weekends are available.

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