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Fender Jaguar

Fender Jaguar

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Overview

The Fender Jaguar was introduced as a high-end model guitar four years after the Jazzmaster. Though similar to the Jazzmaster in its offset body and lead/rhythem circuits controls, the Jaguar differed in two key ways. For one, the Jaguar used a shorter 24-inch scale length compared to the 25 1/2-inch of most Fender guitars. Additionally, the Jaguar used two thinner single-coil pickups compared to the feedback-prone soapbox pickups of the Jazzmaster. The Jaguar was not as popular as the Telecaster or Strat in its initial run, but has found some popularity with punk, grunge and indie rockers since. 

Years of Production:
 1962 - 1974

Unique to this Year: CBS purchase of Fender in 1965 brings new headstock decal, three-ply plastic pickguard, and pearloid dot inlays.

Body Style: Offset solidbody 

Wood Composition: Alder body, Maple neck with veneer Rosewood fingerboard

Design Elements: Bolt-on neck, dot inlays, 2 single-coil pickups with notched side-plates, individual pickup selectors, 24-inch scale length, treble and bass roll knobs, floating tremolo system, lead/rhythm circuit switch

Finish Specifications: Sunburst was the standard finish for the Jaguar in 1965. Rarer colors are more prized by collectors. 

Notable Players:  Kurt Cobain, Johnny Marr, Carl Wilson

Product Specs

Brand
Model
  • Jaguar
Finish
  • Black
  • Black with Matching Headstock
  • Blonde
  • Burgundy Mist
  • Burgundy Mist with Matching Headstock
  • Candy Apple Red
  • Candy Apple Red with Matching Headstock
  • Charcoal Frost
  • Charcoal Frost with Matching Headstock
  • Dakota Red
  • Dakota Red with Matching Headstock
  • Fiesta Red
  • Fiesta Red with Matching Headstock
  • Firemist Gold with Matching Headstock
  • Ice Blue Metallic
  • Ice Blue Metallic with Matching Headstock
  • Lake Placid Blue
  • Lake Placid Blue with Matching Headstock
  • Olympic White
  • Olympic White with Matching Headstock
  • Seafoam Green
  • Seafoam Green with Matching Headstock
  • Sherwood Green with Matching Headstock
  • Shoreline Gold
  • Shoreline Gold with Matching Headstock
  • Sonic Blue
  • Sonic Blue with Matching Headstock
  • Sunburst
Year
  • 1965
Made In
  • United States
Categories
Body Shape
  • Double Cutaway
Body Type
  • Solid Body
Bridge/Tailpiece Type
  • Tremolo Tailpiece
Color Family
  • Black
  • Blue
  • Brown
  • Gold
  • Green
  • Grey
  • Pink
  • Red
  • Sunburst
  • White
  • Yellow
Finish Features
  • Matching Headstock
Finish Style
  • Gloss
  • Metallic
Fretboard Material
  • Rosewood
Model Family
  • Fender Jaguar
Neck Construction
  • Bolt-On
Neck Material
  • Maple
Number of Strings
  • 6-String
Offset Body
  • Yes
Pickup Configuration
  • SS
Product Family
Right / Left Handed
  • Right Handed
Scale Length
  • 24"
Series
  • Fender Vintage CBS Era

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