Silvertone U-1 1961 Black

Reverb Estimated Used Price Range

  • $365$800

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


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