Up for sale is an all original vintage 1965 American Fender Stratocaster in a rare Lake Placid Blue finish with the original hard shell case. This guitar is part of an estate sale, and the family is aware of the value of this instrument. This guitar has obviously been played, but it has very low playing time for it's age. The belt rash, bumps and bruises on the finish are over 35 years old, and i. T has rarely been played since then.It was kept under a bed in the case for most of its life. Everything on this instrument is all original and untouched. More photos are available on request. Fender American Vintage'65 Stratocaster Electric Guitar. Lake Placid Blue finish (Considered a Rare Color).
Original Fender hard shell case. Body: Swamp Ash, custom contoured. Fret Size: Vintage Size Fret Wire; B (std) neck width. Neck Shape: Modern C Shape. Nut Width: 1.65 inches (42 mm).
Position Inlays: Pearl Dot Inlays. Scale Length: 25.5 inches (648mm). Pickups: 3 Single Coil Strat Pickups. Original hard shell case in good condition. SERIAL NUMBERS PRODUCTION DATES (from Fender website).
40,000s to 50,000s 1960. 50,000s to 70,000s 1961. 60,000s to 90,000s 1962. 80,000s to 90,000s 1963. 90,000s up to L10,000s 1963.
L10,000s up to L20,000s 1963. L20,000s up to L50,000s 1964. Serial numbering didnt change immediately because instruments continued to be made using existing, tooling, parts and serial number schemes. The chart below details Fender serial number schemes used from 1965 to 1976.Notice that there is quite a bit of overlap in numbers and years. L50,000s up to L90,000s 1965. 100,000s to 200,000s 1966 to 1967.
200,000s to 300,000s 1969 to 1970. Please review the descriptions & pictures & ask any questions prior to purchasing.
The physical condition & descriptions of this guitar are exactly as described. The item "1965 Fender Stratocaster All Original Vintage Electric Guitar with Original Case" is in sale since Saturday, April 01, 2017. This item is in the category "Musical Instruments & Gear\Guitars & Basses\Electric Guitars".
The seller is "proaudioman2003" and is located in Austin, Texas. This item can be shipped to United States.