1956 Fender Esquire electric guitar, made in USA, ser. no. 09xx9, finish stripped back to natural wood, cavities reveal the guitar once had a blue finish, neck pencil date 2-56 also bearing the initials ‘TG’ for Tadeo Gomez, typical wear to the fretboard and blemishes to the back of the neck, earlier round button type string tree, earlier unbranded Kluson tuners, original strap buttons in case with contemporary locking strap buttons currently installed, electrics in working order, hard case, condition: fair

Estimate £5000 – 7000

Sold for £5000 (8th December 2016)