1965 Strat Lake Placid Blue Refinished refin was done 25 years ago with the original Ducco Paint that was a  color used on cars ..
was re-freted as well with jumbo frets .
This Champ Weighs in at 7.5lbs and The nut is 1.675".
tuners are original but were replaced at one time and holes were filled all services and refin were done by a licensed Fender Service Center and Luthier George Albrecht located in Taylor Pa .

All three original pickups 1 black 2  gray bobbin pickups are intact with original windings on each coil, cloth covered leads, matching markings on the bobbins from the original pickup winder at the Fender factory and 12/17/65 dates. The pickups meter at 6.14k ohms in the bridge position, 5.68k in the middle, and 5.5k at the neck

input jack was replaced as well as input wires .
everything number wise pickups pots capacitors line up date wise .
Most refin's are not done in original paint like this one.
included Fender case non original
 Pick Guard was an upgrade in 1965 as a special order .
Serial Number # L68945

This guitar is being sold as is with no return because we cannot chance anyone changing parts on it 

if you want to inspect it yourself come to our shop.


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ConditionVery Good (Used)
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  • Stratocaster with Rosewood Fretboard
  • Blue Refin
  • 1958 - 1965
Made In
  • United States
Fretboard Material
  • Rosewood
Pickup Configuration
  • SSS
Color Family
  • Blue
Right / Left Handed
  • Right Handed
Body Shape
  • S-Style
Number of Strings
  • 6-String
Neck Material
  • Maple
Offset Body
  • No
Body Type
  • Solid Body
Bridge/Tailpiece Type
  • Tremolo Bridge
Wood Top Style
  • Opaque
Model Family
  • Fender Stratocaster
  • Fender Vintage Pre-CBS Era
Finish Features
  • Refinished
Scale Length
  • 25.5"
Fretboard Radius
  • 7.25"
Neck Construction
  • Bolt-On
Number of Frets
  • 21

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