The 1431... well, there's not much to say about the 1431 that wasn't true of the 1331 and the 1391. Bottom of the line, low power, small speaker, minimal controls, but enough to get you strumming loud enough for Mom to yell at you to turn it down, and cool looking enough that you felt like you really had an amplifier.
Fall/Winter 1959 at $37.95
as the 57F01431L
Spring/Summer 1961 at $37.95
as the 57A01431L
Here's the low end of the new for 1959 line of
Silvertone amps. The cabinets seem space-age inspired to me. Sputnik had just
launched a year or so before, and these cabinet designs reflect the infatuation
with the clean lines and odd angles that you might see on the control panel of
your personal rocket-car.
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