1962 Fender Stratocaster electric guitar, made in USA, ser. no. 6xxx8, 1961 serial plate, 1/62 neck pencil date, refinish to neck with original rosewood board replaced with a maple cap, Dakota red refinish, incorrect nut, five replaced tuners, rout to the body around the bridge pickup, volume pot dating to 1961, central pot number unreadable, lower tone pot dating to 1960, bridge and neck pickups replaced, middle pickup originality unknown but at least re-wound/ wired, switch replaced, later 1960s Fender hard case, condition: fair

* This guitar was purchased by Mark Griffiths in Madison, Wisconsin USA in the mid 1970s. The original rosewood fingerboard was badly pitted and chipped and later replaced with a maple board. Sold with a certificate of authenticity signed by Mark, stating these facts.

Estimate £3000 – 3500 (Buyers Premium of 24% inclusive of VAT @20%)

Sold for £2800 (15th June 2017)