Danelectro DC59M Spruce Electric Guitar, Buttercup

£479.00 RRP £629.00 (including VAT @ 20%)

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  • Two 56 Lipstick Pickups for Authentic 1950s Danelectro Tone
  • Solid Spruce Top and Frame with Offset Sound Hole
  • Fully Adjustable Wraparound Bridge
  • 59 DC Shorthorn Shape
  • Available in Buttercup with Contrasting Cream Pickguard

Danelectro DC59M Spruce Electric Guitar, Buttercup


The Danelectro DC59M Spruce Electric Guitar is reissue of the 59 model with modern updates. The guitar features a spruce soundboard with offset sound hole giving the guitar a more resonance. The DC59M Spruce is equipped with two lipstick pickups with concentric volume/tone knobs, and an adjustable wraparound bridge for setting intonation with a springy wraparound feel. Its Buttercup finish and contrasting cream pickguard maintain the retro appearance of the original model, and the lipstick pickups provide an authentic 1950's Danelectro tone.

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Original Appearance

The Danelectro DC59M, has been a popular guitar range since the late fifties and has been used by many artists through the years including Jimmy Page and Jimi Hendrix. The '59M Spruce tweaks the original formula with a newly added spruce soundboard and offset soundhole. The Rosewood fingerboard allow easy access to the higher frets, making it an ideal choice for many different level players. The design maintains its retro origins and is now available for the next generation of guitarists.

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 and round sound.


  • Two 56 Lipstick pickups for authentic 1950’s ­Danelectro tone
  • Solid Spruce Top and Frame with offset sound hole
  • Fully adjustable wraparound bridge
  • ’59 DC Shorthorn shape
  • Available in Buttercup with Contrasting Cream Pickguard



  • Body Shape: 59 DC Shorthorn shape
  • Body Top: Spruce soundboard with offset sound hole
  • Body Material: Masonite
  • Body Colour:Buttercup
  • Neck Shape: Bolted Maple Neck C-Shape
  • Scale Length: 25″
  • Fingerboard: Rosewood
  • Number of Frets: 21
  • Nut Width: 42mm / 1.65"
  • Position Inlays: White Dots

Harware & Electronics

  • Pickups:2 x ‘56 Lipstick® pickups
  • Controls: 2 stacked volume/tone controls
  • Pickup Switching: 3 way pickup switch
  • Bridge:Fully adjustable wraparound bridge
  • Tuning Machines: Kluson Style Tuners
  • Hardware Color: Silver
  • Pickguard: White

*Case/Bag not included