Original 1962 Danelectro Convertible.
1962 Danelectro Convertible Model 5015.
This 13 1/4 inch-wide, 2 1/8 inch deep, double-cutaway (short-horn) hollow-body guitar weighs just 5.50 lbs. Masonite top with 2 1/4 inch diameter sound-hole. Masonite back over pine frame. Woodgrain (Kitchen-counter) body with white vinyl edging. Two metal strap buttons. One-piece poplar neck with a nut width of just over 1 5/8 inches, a scale length of 25.00 inches and a medium profile. Three screw neck-to-body attachment with dual steel non-adjustable "Never Warp" truss rod system. Brazilian 'Slab' rosewood fretboard with aluminium nut with 21 original medium frets, white plastic position dot markers and silver side dot markers. 'Coke-Bottle' shaped headstock with "Danelectro" vertically silk-screened in brown. Open-back Kluson Ideal G-132 three-a-side strip tuners with oval white plastic buttons. Single "Lipstick-Tube / Split-Shell" pickup with alnico bar magnets and an output of 2.93k. The pickup height can be adjusted via two screws on the sides of the sound-hole. Two controls (one volume, one tone). White plastic control knobs with 'ribbed' edges black 'dot' markers. Combination Brazilian rosewood bar bridge, aluminium 'trapeze' tailpiece secured to top by two screws. The serial number is stamped in the neck pocket. This super-light 'Convertible' guitar is in near mint (9.25) condition with just a few small marks on the edge of the headstock. Housed in a later Danelectro tweed gig-bag (9.25). (#1661).
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