Fender Coronado II 1973 Blue Ice Metallic

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  • $2,800$3,500

Designed by Roger Rossmeisl who came onto Fender after the CBS buyout, the Coronado series was Fender's first attempt to get into the hollowbody market dominated by Gibson, Gretsch, and other makers. The Coronado was available in a few different configurations, and the Coronado II included two single-coil pickups built by DeArmond and block inlays on a bound neck. Like the Fender acoustics that were introduced in this era, the Coronado failed to attract attention from players and was totally dropped by 1971.

Years of Production: 1966 - 1969

Body Style: Hollowbody 

Wood Composition: Maple body, Maple neck with Rosewood fingerboard

Design Elements: Bolt-on neck, block inlays, bound neck, f-holes optional tremolo system

Finish Specifications: Ice Blue Metallic is a less common finish for the Coronado. 

Notable Players: Jimmy Vaughan, Dave Davies


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