Vintage Fender Stratocaster Sunburst 1964

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Description

What makes this guitar special: A marvelous pre-CBS Strat, professionally refretted so it's a spectacular player with superb tone & feel! Classic 3-tone sunburst finish with mint guard & transition headstock logo. This magnificent guitar has been professionally inspected & set up by the experts at Cream City Music, so it's ready for action upon arrival. Don't miss out on a wonderful opportunity to own a really remarkable, true vintage Stratocaster.

Cosmetic Condition: She's got that perfect, authentic vintage look we all really love - various nicks, chips, dents & dings; scratches, weather checking & some finish wear. A super cool look with a great vibe & gorgeous patina.

Neck: Very comfortable & nicely rounded maple neck with a beautiful, dark Brazilian rosewood fingerboard & clay dot inlays. Professionally refretted with larger frets showing no wear. Small headstock with single string tree & transition logo. Kluson Deluxe tuners are in perfect working condition. 1 5/8" nut width; 25 1/2" scale length. Neck is straight & truss rod functions fine. Neck stamp reads 2 NOV 64 B.

Body: Contoured, solid alder body finished in 3-tone sunburst. Tremolo bridge with adjustable saddles & original trem arm included. 3-ply mint green pickguard is in great shape with no cracks. The trem cover does have some minor cracks & couple of chips in two corners. The trem currently has three springs on it with two additional springs included with the guitar. Guitar weighs 7 lbs 10.7 oz.

Electronics: Original grey bottom single coils with staggered poles. All pickups date 12-29-64. Bridge - 6.00K ohms; Middle - 5.83K ohms; Neck - 5.83K ohms. Master volume & dual tone controls with original 3-way selector switch. All pots date to '64 & electronics are in perfect working condition.

Case: Original hardshell case included.


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.