Magnatone Guitars!

New for Fall 2013, a complete guide to Magnatone guitars and the stories behind them!

1938-1960 Steel Guitars

1956-1963 Bigsby/Barth Era

1964-1966 Starstream Era


Model No. 440

Years 1961-1963
Channels two
Tubes 7
Power 2x 6V6GT
Phase Inverter 12AX7
Preamp 12AX7
Reverb 6EU7
Vibrato 12AU7 6DR7
Rectifier 6CA4
Price $239.95
Output 18 watts
Speakers 1x 12"
Weight 30 lbs.


The 440 was a new reverb model introduced in 1961. It can be thought of as a 413 (or the previously produced 213) with reverb.

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