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Established 1970

Featured Inventory Archives 1999-2012

Gruhn Guitars 1965 Stratocaster

1965 Fender Stratocaster

Although the purchase of Fender by CBS took place in January 1965, the "pre-CBS" period -- the period before CBS-made parts and CBS design changes began to appear -- extends well into 1965. And this beautiful, three-tone sunburst Stratocaster came in well under the "pre-CBS" wire.

The headstock is still the original smaller size with the transitional gold logo and the neckplate, with its L-series number, does not have the script letter-F of later examples. Other standard features include the nitro-cellulose finish and tremolo.

This instrument (inv. #EF6157) is in exceptionally fine condition with original hard case (SOLD).

This instrument is SOLD

For further enjoyment...

Lower body

Bridge area

Angled view from bridge



Back view

Back of body

Back of headstock

Close of tuner