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Garrett Park Guitars

1960 Silvertone (Danelectro) U-1

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For your consideration, Garrett Park Guitars presents this Copper 1960 Silvertone (Danelectro) U-1. 

Danelectro's are the epitome of cool and form meeting function. This U-1 dates from the days of JFK and has seen some playing time but remains a great player with some arm wear but all original condition. Comes with a gig bag.

Starting in the mid-'50s, most guitars bearing the Silvertone brand name were produced by Danelectro. Silvertone was the in-house brand of Sears and was marketed to beginner guitarists. The U-1 was produced with a bottle-style headstock and later with a slanted six-on-a-side headstock. This model was also given the number 1317 by Silvertone.

Years of Production: 1957 - mid-'60s

Body Style: Single cutaway solidbody

Design Elements: One lipstick pickup, dot inlays, volume and tone control, bottle-style headstock

Notable Silvertone Players: Beck, Mick Jagger, Jack White

Condition: Played but original

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