An Amazing Fender Esquire from the Pre-CBS era! This guitar is all original other than a professional re-fret and a new bone nut. Included is the original Case, Strap, Cable, Instruction Manual and Ashtray bridge. This guitar was featured in the "Vintage Electric Guitar: In Praise of Fretted Americana" book and has documentation from Vintage Guitar Magazine.
This Esquire plays incredible well. The tone is unreal! From Country Twang to straight out Rock N Roll this one will do it all! The electronics are all original and original wiring is still int act. Bridge position is straight pick up with no tone control, middle position is regular style with the tone control, neck position is the rolled off highs, bassy dark tone. The guitar has its share of wear over the years but nothing major or structural. Just som nicks and dings here and there. Some buckle wear on the back, wear around the edges, etc.
This Esquire weighs in at 7 lbs 8 oz. It has a comfortable medium "C" shape neck. Neck date is April 3, 1963. No overspray, no refinishing, all original other than new frets and bone nut! Any questions feel free to let us know!