Thursday, September 23, 2010

Silvertone 1457 at Swap Meet in Peoria IL for $180

This is a pretty decent looking Silvertone 1457 for the price.  Hopefully the pickups both work - that switch is definitely shot - that's how they break, the throw arm seperates from the switch - I had the same problem on mine and found a cheap Chinese Replacement at Radio Shack that works just fine.  Note that those are ON-OFF-ON SPDT swtiches - so the standard Gibson type pickup switches do not work. 

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Sears Silvertone 1457 Vintage Electric Guitar - $180 (Peoria, Illinois)


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Date: 2010-09-23, 3:29PM CDT

Reply to: sale-pfkdr-1969876764@craigslist.org [Errors when replying to ads?]

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1960's Silvertone 2 "Lipstick" pickup electric guitar. Has metallic finish, double cutaway. Guitar is in fair condition and will need some repairs. Very collectible!!!

Located at A-Z Swap Inc. 414 SW Adams St. Peoria, Illinois 61602 ( 309-637-4531 ) Please mention you're calling about an item on Craigslist. Thanks

2 comments:

  1. Hope it needs only minor repairs, Interesting Metallic finish, which i liked the most.

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  2. That metal specked finish is the standard finish on these old Silvertones - it is made u0p of real metal flakes mixed with the finish - and in the more heavily used models the metal flakes will be worn away in the heavily played areas.

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