This copy is for your personal, non-commercial use only. There's definitely been a shift over the last thirty years," says Steve Uhrik, whose vintage stringed instrument shop, Retrofret Vintage Guitarsis a draw for high-profile and high-income guitar aficionados. The shop is located at the top of an unprepossessing brick building in Brooklyn's up-and-coming Gowanus area.
It has tons of player vibe, looks, and sound Big Fat Baseball Bat Neck that does not need a neck reset One of the best Silvertone necks I have found on one of these Archtops
Order by:. Available to:. So this is a late s or early s instrument It has a wonderful arched top as well as an arched back with no cracks and no unusual bulging. Dipping or warping This beautiful guitar has been completely refurbished with a professional neck reset.
Toggle navigation. Jazz guitars for sale: Silvertone. Up for sale, a 's Silvertone Model Aristocrat in exceptional condition and in perfect working order.
Silvertone Archtop Acoustic Guitar c. This is a vintage Silvertone acoustic archtop, likely manufactured sometime in the early 's. I'll be damned if I can figure out exactly which model this one is.
Possibly no other single event inspired the creation of more garage bands than the first Ed Sullivan show featuring the Beatles. While most of us would rather have started out with the Gretsch, Rickenbacker, Hofner, Vox and Ludwig gear we saw the Fab Four using, due to price and availability, it was the Sears catalog that supplied our first six-string. Sears began selling a selection of electric guitars and amps in the fifties, but it is the s that the company sold most of its more popular models.
The Silvertone brand replaced the Supertone brand on musical instruments sold by Sears. The brand was used on guitars sold by Sears; however Silvertone never actually made guitars. All the manufacturing was outsourced to various guitar suppliers.
Well this may not fit in with the whole Antique Silver theme but I could not resist when I found these beautiful pieces of antique history on ebay. Silvertone Electric Guitars, probably best known for their line of well-made yet inexpensive guitars, this brand became popular with novice musicians. Your email address will not be published.
Antique Silvertone guitars were manufactured by five guitar makers, Danelectro, Harmony, National, Kay, and Teisco, to be sold by Sears department store from the s into the early s. While all of these guitars bear the name "Silvertone" on their headstocks, the design of the instruments differs greatly from manufacturer to manufacturer. Many different models of Silvertone guitars exist, but the vast majority of them can be dated via the serial number.