1962 Fender Stratocaster electric guitar in need of re-building, offered in parts and mostly complete; Finish: Olympic white refinish, lacquer checking and various other dings; Neck: dated November 1962, rosewood veneer board, fretboard with wear to first position, frets one to eight appear to be replacements, neck refinished; Electrics: three single coil Black Bobbin pickups with correct wiring, middle and bridge pickups marked as ‘Bad’, bridge pickup missing rubber washers and one height adjustment screw, original three-way switch, one original pot dating to 23rd week of 1961, three later CTS pots also included, orange disc capacitor also present together with jack and some original wire; Hardware: correct three-ply green guard (tin shield missing), five digit serial plate with four neck screws, trem cavity back plate with damaged corners, trem block and six Fender Patent Pending bridge saddles (five saddle adjustment screws missing), later trem arm, trem springs and jack plate missing; Case: later tweed hard case; Overall condition: in need of assembly/restoration

Estimate £2000 – 4000 (Buyers Premium of 24% inclusive of VAT @20%)

Sold for £5200 September 11th 2019