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    1960 Fender Stratocaster Left-Handed Olympic White Solid Body Electric Guitar, Serial #40538.
    A left handed 1960 Fender Stratocaster, refinished by Mike Stevens of the Fender Custom Shop. The pots date to the 43rd week of 1960 (304 6043). The neck date is 4-60 and has be finished over. The tremolo cavity was left unfinished and 10/60 is visible. Both the body and the neck were refinished by Fenders Custom Shop renowned luthier Mike Stevens in the mid-80's. This guitar was one of Mikes last projects as an independent luthier before he joined Fender.

    Pickups, pots, switch and cap are original. The rare tortoise shell pickguard is original with full shield plate as well. Reproduction decal is correct. Plastic ground wire on the trim claw. Tuners are newer single-line Kluson's, however the originals are included. The high E tuners hole has been filled with putty to help hold the string. Brazilian rosewood slab board with a fret job done at the time of the time finish work. The tremolo arm is not original. Minor dings and scratches are present. Finish chip to the lower bout edge, treble side of the strap button. No tremolo cavity cover. Post '65 Fender Left-Handed hard case included. 7.8lbs. Condition: Very Good.

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    Auction Dates
    August, 2020
    9th Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 21
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