1965 Fender Stratocaster electric guitar, made in USA, ser. no. L8xxx3; Finish: Olympic white, poly refinish, lacquer cracking; Fretboard: rosewood, visible wear throughout; Frets: wear consistent with fretboard; Electrics: working, additional switch added to allow for neck and bridge pickup configuration, replaced volume pot; Hardware: generally good, typical split to pickguard near to the neck pickup height adjustment screw; Case: contemporary Fender hard case; Overall condition: good

*Single owner since the early 1970s. When the vendor purchased this guitar in the early ’70s, it had already been finished in the current colour, the vendor added the switch himself to allow use of the neck and bridge pickup in combination

***Sold with CITES A10 certificate no. 588891/03

Estimate £3,500 – 4,500 (Buyers Premium of 24% inclusive of VAT @20%)

Sold for £5200 11th March 2020