1966 Fender Stratocaster

John Shults

Posted on April 14 2020

Vintage 1966 Fender Stratocaster guitar

 

This fine vintage 1966 Fender Stratocaster guitar came through the shop a few years ago. It was an excellent sounding and playing example of a vintage Fender Stratocaster. I'm always a Fender guitar buyer but I especially love the Stratocaster model guitar. Please contact me to sell a Fender Stratocaster guitar

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Leo Fender's Stratocaster model debuted in 1954 and became arguably the most popular guitar ever made. The revolutionary design included a player friendly contoured body with three pickups and a proprietary combination bridge/tremolo design that allowed for smooth operation and good tuning stability. Popular Stratocaster players include: Eric Clapton, Jimi Hendrix, Stevie Ray Vaughan, David Gilmour, Bob Dylan, and many more. The Stratocaster was a huge commercial success and has been in continuous production ever since.

This 1966 Fender Stratocaster in original Sunburst finish has just come out of decades of retirement. We were told by the seller that it belonged to his father who passed. It appears to be completely original except for a recent refret by Chad Fitzgerald of CF Restorations. The ES stamp, common to Fender guitars made in 1966, is present on the body underneath the pickguard. The guitar even retains its original but oft missing tremolo bar, bridge cover, back cover piece, and case. We're confident you'll love the tone and playability from this one owner 1966 Fender Stratocaster in original Sunburst finish.

 Vintage 1966 Fender Stratocaster guitar

Vintage 1966 Fender Stratocaster guitar large headstock

Date stamp, neck heel, vintage 1966 Fender Stratocaster "13SEP66B"

Neck pocket, 1966 Fender Stratocaster

Grey bottom Stratocaster pickups, electronics, potentiometers, 1966 Fender Stratocaster

Original Grey bottom pickups 1966 Stratocaster

Potentiometers, three way switch, vintage 1966 Fender Stratocaster

Original Sunburst finish, vintage 1966 Fender Stratocaster

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