Silvertone 1429 Sunburst 1960

Short-Scale 6-String Solid Body Electric Guitar with Rosewood Fingerboard. Made in the USA.
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Silvertone 1429 Sunburst 1960

Vintage

Description & Specs

The following specs were carefully collected and recorded by a skilled technician. For a more detailed description and questions regarding sound, feel, or cosmetic condition, please visit our Lincoln Avenue showroom or call to speak to one of our Used and Vintage experts.
Finish Details: Original
Body Material: Maple Body
Neck Material: Poplar Neck
Fingerboard Material: Rosewood
Neck Profile: C-Shape
Neck Thickness (IN): 1st fret: .87", 12th: .91"
Fingerboard Radius: 12.00"
Nut Width: 1-3/4"
Scale Length: 24"
Neck Details: One-piece poplar bolt-on neck with a bound rosewood board, pearloid block inlays, truss adjustment at the headstock -- The original truss rod has been replaced with a dual action rod. The fretboard was removed and reglued to the neck to perform this installation.
Electronics: Three single-coil pickups, 2-way toggle pickup on/off switches per pickup, volume & tone controls per pickup -- Visible date code on the neck volume pot dates from 1960
Pickup Measurements: Neck: 11.7 kΩ, Middle: 10.6 kΩ, Bridge: 11.6 kΩ
Hardware: Original
Modifications/Repairs: Replaced truss rod
Case Details: Original Chip Board Case
Cosmetic Condition: This ol' Silvertone guitar shows nice aging and play wear. The finish has checked in various areas throughout. Nicks, dings, and other blemishes exist.
Tech Notes: Currently, set up with 10-gauge strings and medium-low to low action due to a very slight curve in the neck at the heel. The frets show light play wear. -- The electronics date this instrument from 1960.
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