Vintage Fender Stratocaster Sunburst 1958

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Description

What makes this guitar special: An utterly gorgeous '58 Strat in classic 3-tone sunburst finish. The trio of single coils delivers crystalline, bell-like tones that ring for days. The neck feels absolutely perfect & plays well anywhere on the fretboard. Thoroughly inspected & professionally set up by the experts at Cream City Music. Don't miss out on a wonderful opportunity to own a true collector's item.

Cosmetic Condition: A marvelous, true vintage vibe with good, honest play wear - various nicks, chips, dents & dings; scratches, weather checking & some finish wear. Overall the guitar looks fabulous & has a beautiful patina.

Neck: Perfectly shaped maple neck with "skunk stripe" & black dot inlays. Original small frets show some wear, but still have plenty of life in them. Single string tree & original Kluson Deluxe tuners in perfect working condition. 1 5/8" nut width; 25 1/2" scale length. Neck is straight & truss rod works fine. Neck pencil date is 4 - 58.

Body: Contoured, solid alder body in original 3-tone sunburst finish. Tremolo bridge with adjustable saddles & original trem arm included. There are currently three springs on the trem, but an additional two are included with the guitar. Single-ply white pickguard is in great shape with no cracks. Body date reads 4 - 58, just like the neck. Guitar weighs 7 lbs 4.7 oz.

Electronics: Original black bottom single coils with staggered poles. Bridge - 6.69K ohms; Middle - 6.00K ohms; Neck - 5.91K ohms. Master volume & dual tone controls with original 3-way selector switch. Pots date to '57 & all electronics are in perfect working condition.

Case: Original tweed hardshell case included. The initial JG are spray painted on the bottom side of the case. The case is in great shape like the guitar.


Why We Love Fender

It's hard to find a name more synonymous with guitars than Fender. Ever since Leo Fender burst onto the scene with his now-iconic Telecaster, Fender guitars have found homes in the hands of brand new guitar players and seasoned rock stars. When the headstock says Fender, you know you're getting a quality instrument.