Vintage 1962 Fender Jaguar Fiesta Red Museum Con Electric Guitar w/ OHSC & Candy

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Vintage 1962 Fender Jaguar Fiesta Red Museum Con Electric Guitar w/ OHSC & Candy

1-Owner From New / Completely Original / Museum Condition / Original Selmer Custom Nitro Finish / Early Slab Board / Pre CBS / B Profile Neck

Now, this is a special one indeed! Possibly the nicest example in the world! We purchased this from the son of the original owner, who bought this brand new in 1962 from Hardy's Music Store in the UK. It comes with absolutely everything the guitar originally came with, including the Selmer Hard Case, Hang-Tags (matching serial number), Catalogue (Hardy's Music Store stamped to the back), some extra Fender strings, Selmer Guitar Polish, 'Fender Lovin Care' badge and, best of all, the business card of the original owner's band! Honestly, this is by far the most special instrument we've ever had, with complete history from the moment it left the factory in California to today.

The story of the fiesta red is interesting indeed. It is clear it had been finished over the top of a Sunburst base coat a very long time ago. As I am sure you know, Selmer were renowned for ordering and importing brand new Fender guitars without hard cases, finishing in Fiesta Red over the top of the original colour, and adding their own crocodile skin cases. They were then sold brand new in the colour you now see. Fiesta Red was an extremely popular colour in this due to the legendary Hank Marvin having this colour. Therefore, this particular guitar would have left the California factory as a Sunburst (indicated by the Tortoise guard), travelled all the way to Selmer in London, UK, who would have expertly finished it in Fiesta Red, along with many others, and then sent it out, to Hardy's Music Store in Mansfield, UK. The original buyer bought it exactly as you see it today, and barely let his children even 'look' at it, never mind play it!

Completely original. Everything dates perfectly to 1962. This is most definitely one of the first Jaguars made, and possibly the first into the UK!? Firstly, the neck is dated 1st May 1962 in the correct stamp (not written), which correlates perfectly with the serial number of 79828. The two visible pot codes both say 304-6218, which would indicate, by the number 304, that these are correct 'Stackpole' pots. The next two numbers indicate the year - 62.

This guitar is in near perfect condition. There is one small ding to the front, as pictured, and a couple of extremely light marks, but really nothing significant at all! The metalwork on this guitar is really exceptional.

Weight: 8.9lbs

Please have a close look at the high resolution photographs below, as these form part of our description.

Please Note. This guitar includes the restricted rosewood material, meaning any purchase outside of the EU will require a CITES certificate to export. The application process for this CITES certificate cannot be started before purchasing, and will then add up to 15 days to the delivery date. The processing fee is included in the postage price. Please get in touch before you buy if you need any more information.

At The Music Locker we will do all we can for you to get the instrument you want. You’re more than welcome to come along and have a play on this through one of our vintage amplifiers.

Product Specs

Mint (Used)
Fiesta Red
Solid Body
Made In
United States
Fretboard Material
Number of Strings
6 String
Right / Left Handed
Right Handed
Body Features
Body Type
Solid Body
Finish Features

About The Seller

The Music Locker
Joined Oct 2015
Derby, United Kingdom


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If the item you are looking at contains rosewood, buyers outside of the EU will have to wait up to an extra 15 days to the original shipping quote due to the new CITES legislation. We will need to apply for an export certificate once purchased, but The Music Locker will cover all extra costs at a gesture of goodwill. Please contact us for further information.

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This product can be returned within 14 days of receipt.

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Items must be returned in original, as-shipped condition with all original packaging and no signs of use. Buyer assumes responsibility for all return shipping costs unless the item was not received as described.


Buyer receives a full refund in their original payment method less any shipping costs and a 10% restocking fee.

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Please Note: It is the philosophy of The Music Locker to keep all items as original as possible, only changing original components when absolutely necessary. This includes valves, capacitors, transformers, potentiometers, frets, etc. This gives the buyer the option of tailoring to their exact needs, and may mean that the item is not operating at optimum performance levels. Therefore, your personal preference may differ, depending on your circumstances (i.e. collector or musician), and you may decide to service the item in more depth upon receiving. The Music Locker cannot accept responsibility for any costs of refurbishment to a standard different to the one advertised. Please also be aware that each item is serviced to UK regulations and our customers overseas may need to make slight alterations to meet electric requirements, of which The Music Locker cannot accept responsibility for. Please make sure you are aware of this before buying.

In accordance with the Consumer Contract Regulation 2013, you are entitled to a 14 day cooling off period to return the goods, providing the product is found to be in the same condition as it was when despatched. The buyer pays the return postage. If you change your mind outside of this period and the product is not in any way defective, then solely at our discretion, we will accept the product return subject to a re-stocking charge of 10% of the product sale and delivery price. The buyer pays full return postage plus the restocking fee upon satisfactory return of the item.

The Music Locker

Derby, United Kingdom
Joined: Oct 2015

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