1982 Fender Stratocaster. American made, original black finish in excellent condition, E2 serial number, rosewood neck. 1st version “Smith” Stratocaster. Really heavy for a Strat, hence the swamp ash accusation. Small headstock, four-bolt neck, strings-through-body Fender tremolo. Standard three-knob, Fender slanted jack configuration, 5-way switch.
Original deluxe red lined hard plastic case in excellent condition.
Just back from a complete fret level and recrown/redress, smoothing out of the rough fret ends, detail clean and
polish, adjusting for intonation and playability, tightening of hardware, test and cleaning of electronics. Restrung with D'addario 9s.
NOTE: Black guitars are incredibly difficult to photograph. Especially in trying to show all of the imperfections and getting a good balance on the white parts. In these photos, most of the body areas that show unevenness of color, white streaks or colored patterns are usually showing reflections. Any finish damages or imperfections of color are always addressed in text and shown in photos the best way we know how.