Fender Stratocaster electric guitar, made in USA, circa 1962, neck pencil date 1-62, missing serial number due to replaced neck plate which has significantly rusted, pot nos. 304-6143 dating to 1961, three way switch has slightly stiffened and missing tip, tension springs require attention, rusting and other usual wear to metal parts, wear to frets, pre-1965 refinish over sunburst, electrics in working order, with two vintage Selmer hard cases, condition: fair

*This guitar was purchased in 1965 at Frank Hutchins Music Shop, Barking Road, Canning Town, London and was the gentleman owners pride and joy until he sadly passed away in 2013. His widow, who the guitar was left to, has stated that the guitar was as it is now, with no changes having been made since the purchase in 1965.

Estimate £5000 – 6000

Sold for £5000 (18th June 2015)