Vintage 1973 Fender Stratocaster Sunburst
This guitar is no longer for sale (sold on 2006-06-14)
Price : US $2,292
1973 Vintage Fender Stratocaster Hardtail model in a 3 tone Sunburst finish.
The serial number is 527653 and is located on the neckplate of the guitar. We have had this guitar for many years now.
When we first received it, it was used for a trade in on a vintage ES-335. The last owner was the original owner it has remained with us since.
Now for the truth and history behind this piece. It has NEVER been routed for any humbuckers or funky wiring circuitry. In the past, the owner had put in a set of '57/ '62 vintage reissue pickups to obtain a sort of Stevie Ray Vaughn tone. Fortunately, we had a set of rewound /rewired 1973 Grey bottom Staggered pole pickups and we restored the guitar. The date codes are clearly visible on the grey bottoms, showing 73 stamped in black ink. There are no ugly extensions wires on the pickups as the lead lengths are all intact. The pots date back to 1973 and are CTS pots. All three pots have matching codes and the capacitor is also original to the guitar. The pickup switch is also the original vintage 3 way switch which came with this guitar. The sound delivered from this hardtail is in no doubt the same vintage bell like tone which can only come from a vintage stratocaster. We have 3 other 1973 and 1974 Stratocasters and the tonal quality is identical. The guitar also has the original ashtray cover.
This guitar is sold (sold on 2006-06-14)
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howzit how are you doing ? I have a mint condition full orginal 1973 sunburst U.s.a strat how much is it worth now in 2010