1962 Fender Stratocaster electric guitar, made in USA, ser. no. 8xxx9; Finish: Fiesta red, refinish, refinished a number of times with old blue finish and clear lacquer finish visible; Fretboard: maple, original rosewood board replaced; Frets: generally good; Electrics: working, bridge and middle pickups appear original, neck pickup a later replacement, volume and first tone pot replaced, second tone pot dating to 1962, original CRL three-way switch, some original cloth wiring intact but mostly with plastic replacements; Hardware: generally good, lower E tuner replaced, replaced back plate; Other: later Fender decal, neck refinished; Overall condition: fair

Estimate £1000 – 2000 (Buyers Premium of 24% inclusive of VAT @20%)

Sold for £3000 (14th June 2018)