1961 Fender Stratocaster electric guitar, made in USA, ser. no. 6xxx1, Olympic white refinish, slab board with pencil date 10-61 to the end, re-fretted up to the ninth fret, replaced nut, missing decal, replaced period correct tuners, refinished neck, second tone pot replaced, spring cover bearing an engraving of Al Capone, electrics in working order, ’60s fibre board case, condition: please enquire for further information

*Purchased by the current vendor in February 1993 from the previous owner who had owned the guitar since 1964. This guitar has strong links with the Newport and South Wales area and was first sighted there in 1962

**Sold with CITES article 10 certificate

Estimate £3000 – 4000 (Buyers Premium of 24% inclusive of VAT @20%)

Sold for £3600 September 2017