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    Graham Nash's Sun Records 1959 Fender Esquire Solid Body Electric Guitar, Serial # 38972.
    An original top-loader Fender Esquire from 1959. The electronics are all original and undisturbed. Pots date to 16th week of 1959. From the collection of Kurt Linhof, this guitar, as Kurt told it, was one of the house guitars from Sun Studios in the 1960's. Kurt was one of the early vintage guitar dealers with his shop in Houston called Specality Guitars circa 1970. Kurt was the guy that found and sold Duane Allman the infamous Dark Burst in June 1971. In 1975 Kurt found the Gibson Futura Prototype in San Antonio, Texas, which has become the predacessor to the Explorer. Where and when Kurt acquired this instrument shall never be know after his passing in 2014. The leather covering is similar to the Elvis leather covered D-28 in pattern and is assumed to have been put on when the guitar was relatively new. There is velcro added to some areas to keep the leather flat. Comes in a Sunglass style Fender hardcase.

    COAs from Graham Nash and Heritage Auctions.


    Auction Info

    Bidding Begins Approx.
    July
    1st Monday
    Auction Dates
    July
    20th Saturday
    Proxy Bidding Begins Approx.
    37 Days
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