Welcome to the Vintage Museum. In the model year, Gretsch designers expanded the Jet solidbody options again with the introduction of the Jet Firebird model Sharing identical features and hardware with its siblings, this variation offered an Oriental red top finish and black back and sides.
Welcome to our first review. We will strive to make each review rich with information and content, including inside gut shots, electrical schematics, audio, video, manufacturer specs and more. Since this is our very first review, please excuse any rough spots.
Silvertone was a store brand used by Sears, Roebuck and Company for its line of consumer electronics and musical instruments from to Silvertone guitars became popular with novice musicians due to their low cost and wide availability in Sears stores and the Sears catalog. Pete Townshend used them in live performance with The Who.
Blues and country music were American art forms that moved across the country as people migrated west, north and in every other direction. Servicemen returning from World War II brought folk styles back from Europe and jazz was approaching its heyday. The s was a great decade to be a guitar player. Along with new music styles, new guitar ideas were coming from inventors, tinkerers and technicians.
Welcome to the gallery of Silvertone guitars from the VintageSilvertones. The instruments are listed in chronological order from left oldest to right more recent. The gallery will continue to grow as we get more Silvertones.
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Our amps are completely hand made from start to finish here in our San Pedro, Los Angeles shop. Point to point hand wired, full cabinet construction using Baltic birch ply, and hand skinned using aged tweed fabric or a large assortment of tolex coverings. Vintage 47 amps are just plain fun to play.
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