1955 Fender Esquire Pre CBS – neck refret/refinish by John Cruz at Fender Custom Shop


Color: Whiteguard


Location: Venice, CA

Holy Grail - 1955 Fender Pre CBS Esquire w/ original reupholstered case.

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Vintage 1955 Fender Esquire Guitar. SERIAL NUMBER: 8267. Stackpole Pot codes: 304511. Guitar features: CRL1452 three way switch, top hat switch knob, neck date 11-55, original white pick guard, original No line Kluson tuners (stamped PAT APPLD, 2356766) and ferrels, Bridge pick up cavity date 55 (hand written), original stainless steel saddles. Pick up reading: 6.32 OHM. Capacitors are all original. Guitar neck has been refrette, refinished and re-decaled by the Fender Custom Shop. Neck radius 7.25, appears to be a D shape neck. Appears body finish is original however can not be certain, body features beautiful checking. Body weight is approx. 7lbs 9ozs (3kg./430g). Includes the original lacquer tweed case, interior has been reupholstered. Case measures approx. 40in L x 14in W x 4in D overall. Also includes Esquire tissue paper and ash tray cover, original 1955 Fender catalog. Has been recently set up and restrung with 10-46 slinkys.  Plays and sounds incredible.
I will be traveling to Portugal (Faro & Lisbon) at the end of November. If interested I could bring the guitar with me.  Shipping at cost plus $20 for supplies (Box, tape, bubble wrap)
Will consider partial trades for vintage or custom American Made guitars, low wattage amps or high end pedals.
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