1974 Fender Stratocaster electric guitar, made in USA, ser. no. 5xxxx2; Finish: sunburst, lacquer checking, blemishes; Fretboard: rosewood; Frets: generally good, some oxidisation; Electrics: working, replaced bridge pickup dating to 1975 (a 1974 pickup is included), bridge and neck pickups dating to 1973, all three pots dating to 1972 and bearing ‘Mexico’ CTS stamps (CTS pots made in Mexico in 1972), some re-soldering; Hardware: generally good; Case: later Fender hard case; Other: ‘Original Contour Body’ head decal is incorrectly positioned and back-to-front (factory defect); Overall condition: good

Estimate £1500 – 2000 (Buyers Premium of 24% inclusive of VAT @20%)

Sold for £1650 12th September 2018