Magnatone History


From 1937 to Today

The history of Magnatone is rich and long, stretching from 1937 Dickerson-era Hawaiian-themed lap steels to the modern tone machines of today. In fact, there is so much to know about Magnatone that we could spend days filling an entire site with information about all of the different iterations of Magnatone throughout the years.

Further Reading:

Luckily for us, our friends at have already put together a comprehensive history of the Magnatone brand from past to present.

Head to and dive into some serious history.