Overview

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: Double cutaway solidbody

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

Notable Silvertone Players: Beck, Mick Jagger, Jack White

Product Specs

Brand
Model
  • U-1
Finish
  • Copper
Year
  • 1961
Made In
  • United States
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