Help Me Id This Guitar

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  1. omfg51

    omfg51 Member

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    The owner/performer featured here is a friend of mine, and he told me it's an old Sears Silvertone from 1960. I'm trying to find out the model of the guitar, as well as the pickup.

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  2. omfg51

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    I've found that this is the Silvertone H621, nothing on the pickup yet. Does anybody know if this is solid/laminate, and what it's made of?
     
  3. Sweetfinger

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    The pickup looks to be a Rickenbacker, or possibly a Dearmond. Hard to tell from the pic. A look at the bottom would help a lot.
     
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    Pickup looks like a Gretsch Dynasonic otherwise known as a DeArmond Fidelatone.
    The PUP wasn't designed for acoustic guitars - looks like a DIY job...and not that
    bad of one either.
     
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    Nate has it!
     
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    It isn't a Dynasonic. Dynasonics have larger Alnico rod poles with smaller slot screws for height adjustment.
     
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    Yeah that's right...forgot about the adjustment screws in front of the poles.
    The Rickenbacker PUP Sweetfinger mentioned Is what they are. This is from
    the 300 series and is a substitute for the Dynasonic.

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