NOTE: These are not our guitars; just saving the images for history and showcasing what's out there.

Saturday, January 12, 2008

1951 Fender Esquire

images via this auction

"This guitar belongs to Tommy Spurlock (played with Highway 101, Rodney Crowell, Burrito Deluxe and others). He has used this guitar on several recordings (see his discograhpy at

The end of the neck has the date 2-14-51 and what appears to be the initials G G. The same initials appear in the neck cavity of the body. There are also some numbers written there (see photos). The body and neck have been refinished (not sure when, it was done before Tommy bought it. The Fender decal on the head does not have the Esquire name on it. The original Fender Esquire head decal was probably replaced when the neck was refinished. The serial # on the bridge plate is 1764."

No comments: