American strat dating
Featured on all American Elite instruments, the 4th generation Noiseless pickups are only available in this series, and represent a quantum leap in pickup design.Combining vintage-style sound with effectively noise-free performance, these are the pinnacle of Fender’s noiseless pickup designs, offering pristine cleans and fat, overdriven tones that scream with pure rock ‘n’ roll power. Still the classic features: lacquer finish, gold logo, Kluson tuners, satin feeling fifty year old neck, vibrant wood. Competition Red aka Candy Apple Red, all original and freshly set up, rosewood fretboard with pearl dot inlays, two original pickups with strong output, shows finish checking on top and back, nice and light, a great example, comes... Sunburst, super light alder body with the fetching compliment to dot inlay: neck binding.Also see Headstock Styles and Logo Styles for help determining when your guitar was made (particularly helpful if there is no serial number).
Designed for players who push the envelope every night, this guitar is a true performer that leaves others in the dust with eye-catching style, exceptional feel and versatile sound from the very first moment you plug it in and play.
Blonde, an all-original 7-pound one-piece ash body, flat-pole pickup, steel saddles, domed knobs, round string tree guitar. Here we have a vintage 1969 Fender Bassman head, circuit AB165, in good original condition, just missing the back panel.
Big neck with slight v, refretted correctly long ago but only slight fret wear since then. Original transformers, very original internally, no mods or extra holes drilled, just serviced. Black, maple neck and board, original staggered pole pickups and three way switch, feather light at 7.0 pounds, 100% original save for finish boo boo on the front now covered by a sticker. Natural on ash body, rosewood board with dot inlays, Surprisingly light with American pots and switch. Two Tone Burst, nitro lacquer finish, showing lots of good honest playing wear this one oozes mojo.
A rather charming addition done in 1963 was to add a switch so that you could add the neck pickup. Black, poorly sanded refin, came to us originally in parts, now back as a completed project, with added binding, original neck and slab rosewood board and clay dots, original bridge pickup, changed tuners and neck pickup, pots date...
Ex-, From the family of the original owner, Two Tone, slab board with hang tags and rare provenance.
Sunburst, refin, green guard, A neck, clay dot, refret with jumbo frets, July '64 neck date, pots date 22nd week '64, pickups date Oct.