1974 Fender Custom Telecaster, Single Coil and Seth Lover Humbucker, Rare Lefty!

This is a Left Handed 1974 Fender Custom Telecaster, older white refin, everything else original. It has the Seth Lover Humbucker in the neck position with the traditional Tele single coil pickup in the bridge position. Comes in a newer molded form-fit case.

The body has some chips and dings; this is the kind of guitar you don’t mind taking out to the jam or gig.

This is a rare model lefty – you don’t see these very often!

$2,995

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1968 Fender Strat, Extremely Rare Blonde Custom Color!

Left Handed 1968 Fender Strat with an insanely rare Blonde Custom Color! This had to have been a special order guitar – has “Blond” written in the neck pickup cavity(see pic). I think I’ve seen one other factory left-handed Blonde Strat, but certainly not from the Hendrix era(both the white Woodstock and black Band of Gypsies Strats were from 1968).

The Guitar looks very clean and straight, with only the volume pot replaced with a later pot from 1977. The guitar has just been set up by the pros at The Guitar Factory in Orlando, FL and needs nothing.

Date Codes:

• Serial Number 236375 (mid 1968)
• Neck date: 22 JUN 68B

Pot Codes:

• Tone 137 6618
• Tone 137 6618
• Volume 137 7726 (1977)

Pickup Dates:

• Bridge (grey bottom) 8-6-68 Ca
• Middle (grey bottom) 8-6-68 Ca
• Neck (Black bottom) no writing

Has the typical unplugged hole on the short horn where it was once played as righty – very common for lefty Strats from the 60s.
Includes original left handed case and trem arm.

Here’s your chance to buy a super rare, factory left handed Custom Color Strat from the Hendrix Era!

Was $14,500 Now $14,000

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1961 Fender Strat, Rare Lefty Slab Board with OHSC!

Very rare left-handed 1961 Fender Strat, strong 3-tone Sunburst finish, survivor guitar in VG+ condition, all original except for newer CTS 250K volume pot & trem arm. This guitar is the brother of my personal 1961 Strat, sharing the same body date(4-61), neck date(11-61),
neck plate serial # range(70xxx), and even the exact same neck PUP output(5.89K)!

1961 is the sweet spot for Fender Strats IMO: the best 3-tone sunburst and tone! My 1961 Strat has been called one of the best sounding vintage Strats by Scott Freilich of Top Shelf Music, who has been working on vintage guitars since 1968. This Strat is the closest thing to that incredible Strat; this is a very rare opportunity for anyone looking for the classic vintage Strat tone without equal!

Dates:
Body Date: 4/61
Neck Date: 11/61
Neck Plate: 70xxx
Tone Pots: 304-6134
Volume Pot: newer CTS 250K

Measurements:
Neck PUP: 5.89K
Middle PUP: 5.49K
Bridge PUP: 5.62K
1st Fret Depth: .81 “
12th Fret Depth: .98 “
Weight: Approximately 7.5 lbs

The body has some pick wear above the pickguard where it might have been played by a righty at one time. Also has some wear just above the bridge(see pics for both areas). Very nice crack-free Green Guard. Lots of life left on the frets. Back of the guitar is much cleaner. Neck has the gloss worn off for that perfect worn-in feel.

Includes OHSC in EXC Condition, newer trem arm, original back trem cover.

These slab board Strats are the ones to get; and these are very hard to find in Lefty. Here’s your chance to acquire the essence of classic vintage Fender Strat tone!

Was $25,000 Now $23,500

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1965 Fender Strat, EXC Condition, Great Sounding Lefty Vintage Strat!

This is a Left Handed 1965 Fender® Sunburst Strat® in EXC condition. All original except for replaced nut, currently has 5-way switch(period correct NOS 3-way in the case with original box), bridge pickup has been rewound but is original, trem cover is missing. This is a vintage Strat I sold back in 2011 and was able to repurchase recently. The guitar is in the same condition as when I sold it. All pics, both internal and external, were taken recently. This Strat was originally inspected, examined, and set-up by Scott Freilich of Top Shelf Music in 2011. It was also recently reinspected and set-up by Scott on March 29, 2018.

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1965 Lefty Fender Candy Apple Red Strat, Pre-CBS Features

Left Handed L-Series Fender Strat in an original Candy Apple Red finish from early 1965, with the desirable
pre-CBS features including Green Guard and Clay Dots. The guitar is 100% original and a very
rare vintage lefty Strat in a Custom Color(Leo Fender’s favorite color was in fact Candy Apple Red).
The guitar is in very clean condition; I’d call it a Near Mint, 9/10 condition.

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Left-Handed 1956 Fender Tele, 100% Original, EXC Condition with OHSC, Extremely Rare Vintage Lefty!

Left Handed 1956 Fender Tele, 100% Original, OHSC, EXC Condition. This is an extremely rare, desirable, and unmolested lefty vintage guitar-I have only seen 2 other lefty Teles from the 50s! Body is dated 1954, neck is dated 7-55, pots are Stackpole 304620(20th week of 1956), neck plate is 113xx. Fender probably made a run of a few lefties from 1954, so they used what bodies were available in later years from that original inventory, something we’ve often seen with Fender lefty vintage guitars from the 50s and 60s. Has Lefty markings on bottom of bridge PUP, bridge PUP cavity, and bottom of neck(see pics).

As is consistent with the other 2 lefty 50s Teles, the bridge is stamped in the 196x range(1960). This is something mentioned in THE book on Teles: AR Duchossoir’s The Fender Telecaster on p.70(a detailed discussion of bridge plates) and on p. 78(the use of random serial #’s in dating bridges on the earliest Teles).

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LEFTY 1958 Fender Strat, 100% Original with OHSC, Amazing Strat!

I’ve been thinking of the appropriate adjective to describe this 1958 Strat. I haven’t been able to come up with just one word, so I’ll just call it Pure Dynamite! This is simply one of the best Strats I’ve ever had the privilege of playing, including my favorite 1961 Slab Strat. I didn’t think that I would find one that rivaled the 61, but this guitar is the one!

It has an unbelievable neck PUP(my favorite PUP on a Strat). The Tone is mind blowing and mind altering all in one: clearly-defined notes on the wound strings, deep mids, and musical highs without the ice-pick effect, all in a hugely resonating 3-D experience that prevents you from putting this one down. You know the Otis Rush line, I Can’t Quit You Baby, I think I’m gonna put you down for a little while; he’s obviously not talking about this guitar, because you Can’t Put it Down….Not Even For A Little While!

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1952 Fender Super V-Front Amp, EXC Condition, Recently Serviced!

1952 Fender V-Front Super Amp, recently serviced by my amp tech for the past 15 years, Gary Dahle Pro Audio Repair in Sarasota, FL: http://www.garydahle.com/

One speaker needed to be reconed, so I sent it to the best: Gordon Kjellberg in Seattle (Gordy Kjellberg, 8116 10th Avenue, SW Seattle, WA 98106). The reconed speaker came back looking AND sounding great; Gordon did another amazing job! To quote Gordon:

Your speaker will look the same after reconing. The same cone will be used and we save the original tan gasket and use a charcoal gray felt dust cover like the original, and the voice is wound exactly like the original so the sound will also be the same.

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1958 Fender Strat, 3-Color Sunburst, 100% Original with OHSC

1958 Fender Strat with the desirable 3-color sunburst finish, 100% original with OHSC. As you can see from the familiar Southwest background on three pics, Rumbleseat Music had this guitar at one time.

This Strat has the total Buddy Guy vibe of Buddy’s 58 Strat which you can see playing in the Festival Express movie from 1970. Lightweight and resonant, a monster 50s factory Left Handed Strat!

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1959 Fender Strat, 100% Original, One-Owner/Investment Grade!

This is an early right handed 1959 Fender Strat that has come up for sale for the very first time.

This is a one-owner Strat that has spent the last 40+ years in its case. It is an early 1959 Strat in beautiful and vibrant 3-tone sunburst with a maple neck. The guitar has never been apart until this week so we could take some pictures and verify everything as correct – and boy is it correct: a totally unmolested vintage Strat!

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