All 12 axes featured as Guitar of the Month in 2011.

"The у69 Silvertone 1490 bass showcased here has a 30"" scale, three-tone sunburst, double-cutaway 14""-wide bodyяdescribed in that yearуs Sears and Roebuck catalog as hardwoodяand a rosewood fretboard on a maple neck. Sears described it by saying, рan ultra-slim neck gives тuniform feelу throughout the whole register.с Additional appointments include 20 frets, two singlecoils that are controlled by individual rocker tabs, two Volume knobs, a Tone control, an adjustable bridge, two-piece celluloid pickguard, and a thumb rest. This Silvertone originally sold for just $77.95."