This beautiful 1955 Stratocaster has had a body refinish in blond and sports an 8/54 body; neck is dated 11/55 and pots are dated 17th week of 1955. I bought this guitar from Chicago Music Exchange, at which time it had repro Mary Kaye hardware, plastic and repro electronics. I have copies of my correspondence and pictures with Chicago in the picture gallery. Chicago advised that a good friend of their shop did the refin and provided a copy of the body date before it was apparently refinished (see pics). As per Chicago, decal is original. After I received the guitar, I replaced all electronics, plastic (bakelite pu covers and knobs) and the pickguard with correct 55 parts. Bridge and saddles are correct; only parts that are repro are the tuners. The guitar is stunning and a featherweight at 6 lbs 9.8 oz.

Listed2 months ago
ConditionGood (Used)
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Brand
Model
  • Stratocaster with Maple Fretboard
Finish
  • Blond
Categories
Year
  • 1955
Made In
  • United States
Pickup Configuration
  • SSS
Right / Left Handed
  • Right Handed
Fretboard Material
  • Maple
Body Shape
  • S-Style
Number of Strings
  • 6-String
Neck Material
  • Maple
Offset Body
  • No
Wood Top Style
  • Plain
Body Type
  • Solid Body
Bridge/Tailpiece Type
  • Tremolo Bridge
Model Family
  • Fender Stratocaster
Series
  • Fender Vintage Pre-CBS Era
Product Family
  • Fender Stratocaster
Finish Features
  • Refinished
Scale Length
  • 25.5"
Fretboard Radius
  • 7.25"
Color Family
  • Yellow
Neck Construction
  • Bolt-On
Number of Frets
  • 21

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