Danelectro 59 Resonator Electric Guitar, Black

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Product Ref: 74626

  • 59 DC Shorthorn Shape Hollow Body
  • The Best Sounding Resonator Guitar Ever
  • 56 Lipstick Pickup and Piezo Pickup Mounted in Cone
  • Diamond Plate Cover for Enhanced Tone
  • Volume, Tone, and Pickup ?Blend? Controls

Danelectro 59 Resonator Electric Guitar, Black


The Danelectro 59 Resonator is an electric guitar that combines a piezo pickup in the cone with ‘56 Lipstick® pickup on the neck. With a Masonite hollow body and diamond plate cover, the 59 Resonator delivers an enhanced tone compared to other resonators on the market. Equipped with a blend control to add in just as much piezo tones as you want to mix with the Lipstick neck pickup. Available in Black or Tobacco Sunburst Finish.

Product Ref: 74626

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59 Resonator

Resonator Guitars were originally designed to give more volume to guitars in dance bands, however they are now prized by many musicians, and have become a popular choice for blues and bluegrass players due to their distinctive sound.

This fantastic sounding resonator guitar is crafted in Canada, and is made from Masonite with a Maple neck. The 59 Resonator combines a piezo pickup in the cone with ‘56 Lipstick® pickup on the neck producing a distinctive bluesy sound.

The Diamond plate cover not only provides a traditional appearance, but also enhances the tone of the 59 Resonator. The resonator’s unique tone is powerful enough to cut through most mixes and performances far more easily than an acoustic resonator. The additional pickups allow the sound to be amplified and is an ideal choice for live performances and in the studio.

The control layout is simply master volume, master tone and a blend pot. The blend pot allows you to perfectly blend both pickups for a truly distinctive sound. With its bluesy tones and appearance, the 59 Resonator is the perfect choice for Bluegrass players.

Lipstick Pickups

The lipstick-tube pickup was first introduced by Danelectro on their line of electric guitars. The original lipstick-tube pickups were, in fact, manufactured using surplus lipstick tubes that were bought from a cosmetics manufacturer , and featured on many original Danelectro guitars. These surplus lipstick tubes, had the electronics inserted within and therefore made it the lowest cost guitar pickup in the industry at the time.

The current production pickups are not made using surplus lipstick tubes, but rather using tubes machined especially to match their original design. It is crafted from a single-coil magnetic guitar pickup, which has its electronics totally encased in a chrome-plated metal tube. These renowned pickups allow you to achieve a rich sound.


  • ’59 DC Shorthorn shape hollow body
  • The best sounding resonator guitar ever
  • ‘56 Lipstick® pickup and Piezo pickup mounted in cone
  • Diamond plate cover for enhanced tone.
  • Volume, tone, and pickup “blend” controls


Body & Bridge:

  • Technology:Hollow body
  • Body Shape:’59 Double Cut Shorthorn shape
  • Body Material:Masonite
  • Top:Masonite
  • Colour/Finish:Black
  • Bridge Style: Biscuit Bridge

Neck & Fingerboard:

  • Neck:Maple
  • Neck Finish: Clear Satin
  • Neck Shape:"C" Shape
  • Neck Construction:Bolt-on neck
  • Fingerboard: Rosewood
  • Scale Length: 25″
  • No. of Frets Total: 21
  • Cover: Diamond Plate
  • Fingerboard Position Inlays: Dot Inlays

Hardware and Electronics:

  • Hardware:Nickel
  • Neck Pickup:Danelectro 56 Lipstick
  • Bridge Pickup: Piezo mounted in the Cone
  • Controls:1 master volume, 1 master tone, 1 blend pot (Lipstick® or Piezo or both in center)

*Case not Included