Retrofret Stock # 6935. Silvertone Model 1423 Model Semi-Hollow Body Electric Guitar, made by Harmony (1960), made in Chicago, black lacquer with sparkles finish, Laminated maple body, maple neck with a rosewood fretboard, original two-tone chipboard case. The Silvertone Model 1423 was the Sears, Roebuck & Co. version of the 1960's Harmony Stratotone Jupiter. Built along the same lines as its Harmony cousin with a thin flat-topped hollow body the 1423 it is generally a bit less fancy, but does have a cool-looking black-painted body and neck decorated with gold sparkles that is a Sears exclusive. (Sears thought the kids liked sparkles!) The two great sounding DeArmond "Indox" pickups are coupled with a flexible tone circuit including a unique "blend" control that makes for a versatile and great sounding guitar. One of the nicer Sears/Harmony offerings, a cool and fairly unique guitar.Overall length is 38 in. (96.5 cm.), 13 1/8 in. (33.3 cm.) wide at lower bout, and 1 15/16 in. (4.9 cm.) in depth, measured at side of rim. Scale length is 24 in. (610 mm.). Width of nut is 1 3/4 in. (44 mm.). All original with some light wear, some of the control labeling on the pickguard is worn away and there are some light finish chips but overall a super example. Includes the original Sears case in somewhat worn but functional condition. Excellent - Condition.
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