Fender Jaguar Sunburst 1963

Short-Scale 6-String Solid Body Electric Guitar with Brazilian Rosewood Fingerboard. Made in the USA.
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Fender Jaguar Sunburst 1963


Description & Specs

The following specs were carefully collected and recorded by a skilled technician. For a more detailed description and questions regarding sound, feel, or cosmetic condition, please call to speak to one of our experts.


Finish: Original

Body Material: Alder Body

Body Details: Solid alder body.

Neck Material: Maple Neck

Fingerboard Material: Brazilian Rosewood

Neck Profile: C shape

Neck Thickness (IN): 1st .86" 12th 1.02"

Fingerboard Radius: 7.25"

Nut Width: 1-9/16"

Scale Length: 24"

Neck Details: One piece maple bolt-on neck with rosewood fingerboard. Neck pocket stamp appears to be "1 NOV 63 B" however it has faded significantly and it is very difficult to read the "63".

Electronics: Original electronics. Two pickups, pickup on/off/phase switches, master volume and tone controls, separate rhythm circuit with on/off switch and volume and tone controls. One visible 1962 pot code date. -A few of the solder joints on the wiring harness have been touched up.

Pickup Measurements: Neck 6.7k Bridge 6.9k

Hardware: Original hardware.

Weight: 8 lbs 8.5 oz

Modifications / Repairs: -A few of the solder joints on the wiring harness have been touched up.

Case Details: The original hardshell case is in good shape, contains the trem arm.

Cosmetic Condition: This guitar has average wear for its age. -Finish checking throughout. -The body has scratches, dents, finish chips, cash rash, some blemishes, and buckle rash. -The neck has scuffs, dents, scratches, and some finish chips.

Serial Number: 91937

Tech Notes: This guitar plays well with medium/low action. The neck has a slight twist resulting in a small amount of back bow on the bass side of the neck. The guitar has been set up to accommodate this neck condition and still plays well with minimal buzzing. We recommend 10 gauge strings or heavier on this instrument. The truss rod is adjustable. The frets have areas of fairly heavy play wear but are still playing well. The neck heel stamp dates this instrument to 1963.

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