1959 Fender Stratocaster 3 Tone Sunburst

 

Serial No.:       39180
Year:                 1959
Colour:             3-Tone Sunburst
Body Date:       6-59
Neck Date:       none
Neck:                 Maple with Brazilian Rosewood slab Fingerboard with Clay Dot inlays
Weight:             3,150 kg

Pre-CBS slabboard Stratocaster is a really rare bird.
The guitar comes with a lot of honest playware and dings and dongs.
A very resonant sounding instrument.
It has a typical time period correct thinner neck profile.

All parts of the instruments are absolutely period correct.  

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

Pickup readings:
Black bottom pickups well balanced. Polarity all South.
Neck:                 5.98k Ohm
Middle:             6.02k Ohm
Bridge:               6.53k Ohm
Pot dates:         304-5947
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                            304-5947
                           
Original CTR 1452 3-Way Switch.

Original Bookmatch Cap, plastics and 3-ply greenish Pickguard. 

 

It comes with an Vintage late 50s/early 60s brown patterned, 3-latch Tolex case with brown lining.

The guitar has been re-fretted and the neck has been refinished long time ago.

 

 

Weight: 3,05 kg

Price: 32.500 Euro

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