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Tuesday, February 10, 2009

1966 American Standard Stratocaster

via this auction
"Vintage 1966 stratocaster. Original neck and Body. Original hardware. Original finish. The guitar plays like a dream. The issues are: The pickguard is probably a 62. Make/Model: Fender Stratocaster Year: 1966 Serial Number: 181892 Location of Manufacture: USA Neck/Fingerboard Wood: Maple neck and rosewood finger board Scale Length: 25 1/2" Nut Width: 1 11/16" Weight: 7.1 lbs Finish Color: 3-tone sunburst Pickup/Control Layout: 3 single coils/ 1 volume, 2 tone/ 5 way selector switch. Features: It does include the tremolo arm, but it does NOT include a case. But will be shipped in some kind of case to protect it. Condition: Original finish shows much playing wear. The pick-ups are original late 50's Fender. The pots date to 1980, 137-80XX. Non-original five way switch. All other parts are original 1966 Fender issue. The pickguard has some small cracks around the screw holes and the tip of the horn was missing. my Luthier repaired it with a similar peice. The original neck is perfectly straight and still in very good original condition."

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