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Retrofret Stock # 4146. Silvertone Model 1452 Model Solid Body Electric Guitar, made by Danelectro, c. 1967-8, made in Neptune, NJ, serial # 185.14529, sunburst lacquer finish, black soft shell case. The final series of Sears "Amp-in-case" guitars by Danelectro were these somewhat Fender-esque solidbodies; close cousins of the New Jersey company's more upscale Coral line. This Silvertone two-pickup vibrato guitar is a simple, efficient, and great-sounding design, less fancy than the Coral Hornet it generally resembles but with just as potent a sting! The red/black sunburst body carries a white-topped masonite pickguard with two lipstick pickups, 3-way switch, and individual volume and tone controls. The bridge is the typical Danelectro plate style but with a concealed vibrato underneath. The chunky black-finished neck has a single sided headstock with "skate key" tuners and a "Silvertone" logo. These guitars were among the last Danelectros made, shortly before new owner entertainment conglomerate MCA inexplicably folded the company in 1969. This is a fine player with the typically crisp Danelectro sound mated to a solid body; a little screamer of a guitar, and a fine, affordable vintage piece.Overall length is 39 7/8 in. (101.3 cm.), 13 1/2 in. (34.3 cm.) wide at lower bout, and 1 1/4 in. (3.2 cm.) in depth, measured at side of rim. Scale length is 25 in. (635 mm.). Width of nut is 1 3/4 in. (44 mm.). All original (except strap buttons replaced) including the oft-missing vibrato arm; numerous edge dings but overall a nice and fine-playing example. Excellent Condition.

Retrofret Vintage Guitars

Retrofret Vintage Guitars

1967
Danelectro
Excellent
sunburst lacquer
Soft
Retrofret Vintage Guitars
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Retrofret has been shipping instruments throughout the USA and worldwide for nearly 20 years. We have yet to experience a single instance of damage (...I hope this doesn't jinx our perfect record). Retrofret's shipping department can send parcels via UPS, Fedex, USPS, BAX, DHL and DSV Air and Yusen Air Cargo. We ship instruments and other items on a 48 hour approval basis once we received payment in full. Shipping charges and taxes are not included in the prices listed. Mail order shipments within New York are subject to sales tax of 8.875%. Shipments out of state are not subject to NY city and state tax, although the buyer assumes all other tax requirements of their municipality. Before sending payment, please call to confirm the instrument's availability and the cost of shipment.

If you decide not to keep an instrument shipped to you, notify us by telephone, fax or email within 48 hours of receiving it. We'll take note to expect the return. Please ship it in the same carton via UPS, insured for its full value. We will refund the price of the instrument as soon as we receive it, provided it arrives in the condition in which it left the shop. The customer is responsible for all shipping charges.