Fender Stratocaster Daphne Blue Refin 1962

6-String Solid Body Electric Guitar with Brazilian Rosewood Fingerboard. Made in the USA.
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Fender Stratocaster Daphne Blue Refin 1962

Vintage
  • $9,995.00
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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 visit our Lincoln Avenue showroom or call to speak to one of our Used and Vintage experts.
Finish Details: The neck finish is original with overspray on the headstock face and bass side, and rear of the headstock. The body finish is original to the body.
Body Material: Alder
Neck Material: Maple
Fingerboard Material: Brazilian Rosewood
Neck Profile: C
Neck Thickness (IN): 1st fret .805", 12th fret .934"
Fingerboard Radius: 9.50" to 12.00"
Nut Width: 1-5/8"
Scale Length: 25 1/2"
Neck Details: One-piece maple neck with unbound curved Brazilian rosewood fingerboard and clay dot inlays. The neck is date stamped September 2nd, 1962, and has been refretted. The fingerboard has been modified with a compound radius, with a 9.5" radius at the first fret, which transitions to 12" at the twelfth fret. There is a crack repaired in the headstock on the bass side corner, which runs along the back, side, and headstock face. The tuner post holes have been enlarged, and there are several extra holes in the back of the headstock from previous tuner installations, one of which has been plugged, and a hole in the headstock face most likely from a second string tree that was installed at one point. The face, bass side, and rear of the headstock have some areas of overspray. The nut has been replaced.
Electronics: The electronics consist of an original 1962 harness, which has been modified with a five position selector switch, and period pickups. Three Stratocaster pickups with five position selector switch, master volume, neck/middle tone, and bridge tone controls. The bridge pickup is not original to the harness. One of the bridge pickup leads has been lengthened, and the volume pot has been replaced. The two original pots date to 1962.
Pickup Measurements: Neck 6.09K, Middle 6.01K, Bridge 6.45K
Hardware: The nut, saddle adjustment screws/springs have been replaced, all other hardware is period.
Weight: 7lbs 2oz
Modifications/Repairs: The neck and body are not original to each other. The neck has been refretted. The fingerboard has been modified with a compound radius. A crack has been repaired in the headstock on the bass side corner. The face, bass side, and rear of the headstock have some areas of overspray. The tuner post holes have been enlarged. There is a plugged hole in the headstock. The nut, tuner bushings, and adjustment screws/springs have been replaced. The selector switch has been replaced, the bridge pickup is not original to the wiring harness and other pickups, and the volume pot has been replaced.
Case Details: Hardshell case.
Cosmetic Condition: This guitar is in good condition with both relicing and natural play wear. The finish on the back of neck has mostly worn away. There are dents, dings, and scratches thorughout.
Serial Number: 82391
Tech Notes: The guitar plays well with low action and optimal neck relief. The frets are medium width and height, with minor surface wear. The serial number, neck date stamp, and two pots date to 1962. The guitar does not include a trem arm.
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