Silvertone Maxwell

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Description

This guitar is built like the Silvertone guitars sold by Sears in the 1960s, even down to the exact same wallpaper edging and masonite pickguard.

The black & white guitar pictured here is owned by Alexander Kapranos of Franz Ferdinand (pictured below right). He picked it up while they were touring with Death Cab for Cutie in April 2006.

Other Silvertone-style Specimens include the Schnellercaster CustomSilvertone TeleRendition 1457 Guitar & BassAndrew Bird MaxwellBJQ Pippin, and Indian Corn Guitar.

Features
  • Neck

    Maple neck

  • Scale length

    25"

  • Fretboard

    Rosewood

  • Body

    Masonite and pine body
    Vinyl edging around body
    White masonite pickguard

  • Pickups

    Bridge position humbucker

  • Controls

    Single volume control

  • Bridge

    Schaller flat-plate roller

  • Shipping

    Free Shipping within the continental U.S.

Specimen Silvertone Style Maxwell Guitar
Specimen Silvertone Style Maxwell Guitar
Specimen Silvertone Style Maxwell Guitar
Specimen Silvertone Style Maxwell Guitar
Alex Kapranos of Franz Ferdinand and his Specimen Custom Maxwell Guitar
Specimen Silvertone Style Maxwell Guitar