1960’s Silvertone 1437/Teisco ET-460 K4L Shark Fin Guitar

July 22, 2017

Share This:Check out this great looking late ’60s Silvertone 1437 just popped up on eBay. 1960’s Silvertone/Teisco ET-460 K4L Guitar  

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1965 Sears Silvertone 1438 Bass Guitar by TEISCO (NB-4)

March 27, 2016

Share This:COOL! Check out this a very cool, very red, 1965 Silvertone bass with a hard case up for auction on eBay. Appears to be in pretty good condition. 1965 Sears Silvertone 1438 Teisco NB-4 Electric Bass Guitar, Rare Red! DISCLAIMER: Bid at your own risk. We just like pointing out the cool guitars we find along […]

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eBay: Early 70’s Sears Telecaster Copy

June 15, 2014

Share This:Could this be another gem? Ebay auction: VINTAGE SEARS TIESCO ELECTRIC GUITAR WITH ORIGINAL HARD CASE It’s a Sears model 1413, probably from around 1974. Very nice appearance. Made in Japan by Teisco (owned by Kawaii by that time). Comes with a rare original factory hard shell case. Of course, we don’t get to try or test […]

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Silvertone Christmas, 1971

December 20, 2013
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Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from Tone Gems!
Ah, 1971… Intel releases their first microprocessor and Texas Instruments sells the first pocket calculator. The voting age is lowered to 18 years. Led Zeppelin releases Stairway to Heaven and John Lennon asks us to Imagine. And maybe you got your first Silvertone electric guitar and tube amp?

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Whale Song by Lemolo

July 7, 2012
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Once in awhile you stumble upon something truly creative and refreshing. That is how I would first describe Lemolo, a band from the Puget Sound area. Watch and listen…

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The Penultimate Teisco: The Spectrum 5

June 27, 2012

Hey Teisco fans, Frank Meyers (drowninginguitars.com) has posted a video of Teisco’s coolest ever solid body electric: The Spectrum 5. This video features Mike Dugan (www.mikedugan.com) playing a classic blue metallic Spectrum resissued in the early 90’s, built by Kawai to the original Teisco specs (probably in the original Japanese factory, probably using new tools and templates that exactly matched the original).

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1970 Silvertone 1445 Mosrite Copy

March 15, 2012
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The Silvertone 1445 guitar represents the pinnacle of Teisco’s contribution to the Sears Silvertone line. All highest quality materials and workmanship. This crazy looking solid-body electric guitar is ready to play surf, jazz, classic rock or county, and is simply a kick to play! The exquisite 1445 (I mean, by dept. store standards of course) was hand-crafted by Teisco in Japan for Sears. The body style is an excellent Teisco version of the 1960′s Mosrite of California guitar played by rock Hall-of-Famers, The Ventures (Walk, Don’t Run and Hawaii Five-O).

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