1963 Fender Champ

1963 Fender Champ

"The Champ Amp is constructed of the finest cabinet design. Circuit provides extremely pleasing reproduction. Speaker is a fine quality permanent magnet type. The Champ Amp has two instrument inputs, volume control, jeweled pilot light, and extractor type fuse holder. The amp covering is striped airplane luggage linen which is…
1964 Fender Vibroverb

1964 Fender Vibroverb

"FENDER VIBROVERB AMP: the new Vibroverb amplifier incorporates both Reverberation and Vibrato and surpasses other amps in tone and power within and above its price range. The Vibroverb is equipped with a double foot switch for reverb and vibrato and features tilt-back legs for greater sound distribution." -- 1964 Fender Electric…
1965 Fender Stratocaster

1965 Fender Stratocaster

This 1965 Fender Stratocaster in custom color Olympic White was the Stratocaster that made me fall in love with Stratocasters! I was so tired of seeing all the people playing Stratocasters and couldn't figure out why it was so ubiquitous. I knew as soon as I saw this one that…
1973 Fender Telecaster Custom

1973 Fender Telecaster Custom

"Telecaster Custom: 6 string solid body electric guitar - A new version of the famous Telecaster guitar!.... Two pickups - the standard "Tele" lead pickup and the new humbucking rhythm pickup." -- 1972 Fender Catalog   Make and Model: Fender Telecaster Custom Year: 1973, potentiometer codes 1377315 (15th week of '73) and…
The Fender custom color chart from 1964 and 1965

The Fender custom color chart from 1964 and 1965

Fender Color Chart 1964 The Fender color chart! This one is from 1964. I received this rare bit of Fender paper with a 1964 Fender Jaguar that was factory finished in super rare Black! Custom color Fender guitars are often misidentified as the wrong color. The difference in shades can…
Vintage Fender Telecaster – 1952!

Vintage Fender Telecaster – 1952!

Here's a neat story about two ladies that ended up with a special guitar - a Fender Telecaster from 1952. It's a common enough thing in the vintage guitar world. Someone purchases a vintage Fender or Gibson or Martin guitar in the 1950s or 1960s and cherishes it their entire…
1953 Fender Deluxe~Amp

1953 Fender Deluxe~Amp

“Tops in style and beauty, excellent mechanical construction, beautiful striped linen covering, 12″ Jensen Concert Series, top mounted chrome plated chassis, 3 input jacks, tone and volume control. Excellent tone and volume, outstanding in its price class.” — Fender catalog, 1953     Make and Model: Fender Electric Instrument Co, Deluxe~Amp, 5B3 circuit Year: 1953.…
1963 Fender Precision Bass

1963 Fender Precision Bass

"FENDER PRECISION BASS - One of the most popular of modern instrument developments, the Fender Precision Bass has rapidly become the choice of bassists in every field. Requires only a fraction of playing effort as compared with old style acoustic basses; compact in size allowing freedom of movement on stage,…
1968 Fender Telecaster Candy Apple Red w/Bigbsy

1968 Fender Telecaster Candy Apple Red w/Bigbsy

"FENDER TELECASTER GUITAR: This is the guitar that starts it all. Rhythm and Blues and Country too are played better on the Telecaster than on any other in the world... Other Telecaster features include a fast action truss-rod reinforced neck (available with a Maple fingerboard), adjustable bridges for both length…
1964 Fender Jaguar Blond Ash

1964 Fender Jaguar Blond Ash

1964 Fender Jaguar Blond finish with Ash body This was one of my favorite vintage guitars to ever come through the shop! The Jaguar model was introduced by Fender in 1962 as their flagship, top of the heap new electric guitar model. It was offered in a standard Sunburst finish…