Silvertone 1449 Electric Guitar, Black Silver Flake

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  • Cult Classic Design of the 60s
  • Classic Single Coil Pickups Identical to the Originals
  • Refined Neck and Fretwork
  • Mahogany Body and Neck
  • Versatile, Broad Sound

Silvertone 1449 Electric Guitar, Black Silver Flake

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The Silvertone 1449 Electric Guitar Reissue is a retro throwback to the 60s in its design, features and manner. The 1449 has been built by Silvertone to be as close a replica as possible to the 1962 original whilst maintaining the distinct sound that inspired thousands of young musicians. It sticks to its roots with exact lipstick profile, single coil pickup replicas to the original, and a popular 60s shape. It features an updated C shape neck profile and a new, through-body bridge system to modernise playability, but the Silvertone 1449 remains an accurate, authentic and stunning update of the original.

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Return of a Classic

The original Silvertone 1449 Electric Guitar became a go-to starter guitar for aspiring musicians, not just for the guitar itself, but for the famous amplifier built into the case. Moving into the 1970s, Silvertone fell out of style to more visually simplistic guitars, but the return came when garage rock bands such as The White Stripes and The Black Keys began playing similarly retro instruments. Later, the vintage Silvertones sold themselves to the likes of Bon Iver, Beck, and Mark Knopfler. Now, the reissue brings a new version ready to influence a new breed of modern guitarists.

Throwback Design

The double cut, angular outskirt with an oversized pick guard is one that will turn heads for all the right reasons, and is identical to the original. The high colour contrast with the intricate silver flake gives the Silvertone 1449 reissue a vintage vibe. As prominent as the shape is, it doesn't interrupt the playability, so your playing will get as much attention as your guitar's design.

Classic Single Coil Lipstick Pickups

One of the most influential features of the original Silvertone 1449 was the pickups’ single coil twang and spring. The tone was easily recognisable, and sought after by many blues and country artists, whilst the lipstick shape pushed forward the drive in. The reissue has identical replica pickups to the originals, so the crunchy, high signal sound is accessible to a whole new generation.

Updated, Refined Features

As brilliant as Silvertone guitars were, they lost favour for their inconsistent fretwork and necks. This reissue has resolved this problem with a modern C neck shape, and an all-round more reliable build quality to ensure your guitar plays well. The body is Mahogany whilst the top is Maple to keep the tone deep and rich, with a twang at the top end for extra flare. The 1449 reissue also features a modernised, fully adjustable bridge to supply a thick, resonant tone.

Specifications

Body & Bridge

  • Construction: Solid
  • Material: Mahogany
  • Finish: Black Silver Flake
  • Bridge: Thru-Body Adjustable

Neck & Fingerboard

  • Material: Mahogany
  • Attachment: Bolt-On
  • Truss Rod: Dual Action
  • Neck Shape: ‘C'
  • Fingerboard: Rosewood
  • Inlays: Pearl Dot
  • Number Of Frets: 21 Nickel Silver
  • Nut Material: PPS

Pickups & Hardware

  • Pickups: Silvertone Lipstick Single Coil
  • Controls: Volume (2), Tone (2), Stacked
  • Switch: 3-Way Toggle
  • Output Jack: 1/4" Mono
  • Pickguard: Single-Ply White
  • Tuners: Sealed
  • Finish: Chrome

Dimensions & Weight

  • Scale Length: 628mm 24-3/4”
  • Nut Width: 43mm 1-11/16”
  • 12th Fret Width: 48mm 1-7/8”
  • Fb Radius: 320mm 12-1/2”
  • Weight: 2.8 kg