Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Silvertone 1480 (aka 1478) "Redfoil" Silhouette on Rhode Island for $550

This seller is offering a fairly rare Silvertone 1480 Silhouette. As far as I can tell the 1480 is just like the 1478 but in redburst finish with matching redfoil pickups (go figure).

I believe the seller is correct in saying that this model was only available in 1967. Note that this is definitely a Silhouette not a Bobkat/H15/H17 but it is not exactly the same as a Harmony H19 since it doesn't have the Hagstrom Vibrato tailpiece. The 1480 was its own unique model only made for Sears/Silvertone.

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1967 silvertone electric guitar usa made - $550 (ri)


Date: 2012-03-16, 3:56PM EDT
Reply to: wvq4c-2905841808@sale.craigslist.org [Errors when replying to ads?]

made just one year and the rarest of the harmony made silvertone solidbodys, a 67 silvertone "red foil" silouhette.. pearl blocks, neck binding, 2 red foil dearmond pickups. with wammy bar. 550 cash

Location: ri

1 comment:

  1. You guys must be asleep at the wheel - or else these Harmony Silhouette's are not as popular as I thought. I just got outbid on a nice circa 1965 Silvertone 1478 on eBay 5 minutes ago and the seller got it for $282.50! Very nice guitar in excellent shape from a Pawn Shop in Prescott AZ. I topped out my bidding at $277 and just missed ikt in the last 5 seconds. I should have followed my instincts and went for $301 LOL!

    Guess I chickened out because it would have been my 21st guitar in the house and I really need to do some selling hehe. - JC

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