Tuesday, April 19, 2011

1956 Fender Strat - 100% Original - In Socal for $28K

I know what you are thinking - has Jim lost his mind? What happened to the $200 vintage guitars. Calm down. This is a bargain hunters blog and the fact is if this is exactly as the seller says then it is a bargain. Average market price for an all original 1956 Strat w/ OHSC right now is about $38K. So this one is almost $10K below market value. Just in case you wanted to add a nice vintage guitar to your 401K retirement plan (hehe).

About a week ago I went to the Vintage Room at GC in Sherman Oaks CA and played an original 1956 Strat just like this one - soft V maple neck, two tone Sunburst, all original hardware and pickups - and it was Da Bomb! The frets on that one were almost totally gone and the Maple board, neck and body had serious roadwear to the point of looking like a major relic - and they wanted $40K for it. After playing that one for 10 minutes I was almost tempted to buy it. This one looks much nicer for over 25% less.

BTW - A 1956 Stratocaster like this is a lot more stable and sexier than Google stock at $700 a share.

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1956 Fender Stratocaster 100% Original - $27995 (Los Angeles)

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Date: 2011-04-19, 9:22AM PDT
Reply to: sale-gjqs4-2334488756@craigslist.org [Errors when replying to ads?]

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1956 Fender Stratocaster 100% Original $27,995

My guitar is in fantastic condition (8.5+) and plays flawlessly. If you want to actually play a true classic, look no further. ALL BAKELITE MINT CONDITION, NO refinish, NO refretting, ALL parts are original. Original Case Included. PRICED TO SELL!!!

See all my pictures at: http://s1136.photobucket.com/albums/n492/JungleBob1235/1956%20Fender%20Stratocaster%2001292011/

Call Bob at **************
Gibson, Epiphone, Martin, Taylor, PRS, Paul Reed Stanley, Tokai, Telecaster, Ibanez, Vintage, 50's

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