Fender Stratocaster Refin 1960

Solid Body Electric Guitar with Brazilian Rosewood Fingerboard. Made in the USA.
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Fender Stratocaster Refin 1960

The Richard Fortus Collection

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 and body have been refinished
Body Material: Ash
Body Details: Solid ash body. The body stamp in the trem cavity dates to 1960.
Neck Material: Maple
Fingerboard Material: Brazilian Rosewood
Neck Profile: Medium C
Neck Thickness (IN): 1st - 0.80" 12th - 0.95"
Fingerboard Radius: 7.25"
Nut Width: 1-5/8"
Scale Length: 25 1/2"
Neck Details: One piece maple neck with unbound Brazilian rosewood fingerboard and white dot inlays. The neck has been refretted and the headstock decal has been replaced.
Electronics: Original single coil pickups in neck, middle, and bridge positions. The middle pickup has been rewound. The volume and neck tone pots are original and date to 1959. The middle tone pot has been replaced.
Pickup Measurements: Neck - 5.67kΩ Middle - 5.66kΩ Bridge - 6.16kΩ
Hardware: -the knobs have been replaced with era-correct knobs -the switch tip has been replaced -pickguard screws have been replaced -pickup height adjustment screws have been replaced -saddle height adjustment screws have been replaced -back plate is missing
Modifications/Repairs: -the neck and body have been refinished -the neck has been refretted -the headstock decal has been replaced -the middle pickup has been rewound -the middle tone pot has been replaced -the knobs have been replaced with era-correct ones -the switch tip has been replaced -pickguard screws, pickup height adjustment screws, and saddle height adjustment screws have been replaced -back plate is missing
Case Details: Original hardshell case has some wear but is in good condition
Cosmetic Condition: The guitar has moderate play wear for its age. There is light finish checking present on the headstock, neck, and body. The body has numerous scratches, dings, and chips.
Serial Number: 45547
Tech Notes: Plays well with low action and optimal neck relief. The new frets are tall and show only minor signs of play wear. The pot codes date to 1959. The serial number and body stamp date this guitar to 1960.

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