1957 Fender Stratocaster 2 Tone Sunburst

 

Original 1957 2-Tone Fender Stratocaster
“The Classic White Guard”

Serial No.: 024338 (Neckplate double stamped/Back = -25424)
Year: 1957
Colour: 2-Tone Sunburst
Body Date: 11/57 (Tremolo-Spring Cavity)
Neck Date: 6-57
1-Piece maple neck with small headstock
Fender “Spaghetti-logo” (without Pat. Nr.)
Weight: 3,3 kg

Pre-CBS maple fretboard Stratocaster with a lot of honest playware with dings and dongs.
A very resonant and open sounding instrument.
The guitar has a typical V-shape neck profile and a 1-Piece Alder Body.
The whole parts of the instrument are absolutely period correct.

Tuner: Single Line Klusons
Hardware: Fender “synchronized” tremolo with 6 x “Pat. Nr. stamped” steel saddles.

Pickup readings:
Black bottom super balanced. Polarity all North
Neck: 5.97k Ohm
Middle: 6.10k Ohm
Bridge: 6.59k Ohm
Pot dates: 304 7 31
304 7 30
304 7 47

Original CTR 1452 3-way switch.
Original caps, plastics and white single ply pickguard

It comes with an original 56/57 Tweed case with red lining. The Tweed Fabric is slightly separated from the casewood as it was once oversprayed in black, but now restored by removal of colour into Original Tweed Tan.

The guitar is original besides a pro refret with replaced nut and a thin old overspray on fingerboard and front of headstock. All others blacklight perfect.

 

 

 

Weight : 3,21 kg

Price: 38.000 Euro

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