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The Original Fender Stratocaster

I’m of the opinion that the design of the Fender Stratocaster guitar was 100% correct from the very first released production models in mid 1954. I have an original ’54 (May) Strat and it sounds…

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    2016 News

    1979 Fender Stratocaster, Antigua worn finish

    1979 Fender Stratocaster, Antigua worn finish (s/n S950670) When I acquired this guitar circa 1990 it had already been modified with the Kahler tremolo and the wood at back of the guitar had been cut…
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    2015 News

    Fender Stratocaster 1966 Blue/Green

    1966 Fender Stratocaster Blue/Green (s/n 186111) I bought this guitar in Perth, Western Australia in the mid 80s from someone who had just brought it into Australia from the USA. Not sure of the correct…
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    Featured Guitars

    Gibson ES-175D 1962

    Gibson ES-175D 1962 (S.N. 80158) I’d been quietly looking for one of these guitars for years and was very happy to find this one. It’s a great sounding and playing Gibson ES-175D which was made late 1961/early 1962.…
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    Featured Guitars

    Danelectro Baritone 1964

    Danelectro Baritone 1964 Original Danelectro guitars are uncommon here in Australia and this is the only original Baritone I can remember seeing. It has two great sounding ‘lipstick’ pickups with a clear classic sound. It’s…
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    Featured Guitars

    Gibson Les Paul Custom 1959

    Gibson Les Paul Custom 1959 (s/n 9 0103) This is a fantastic sounding guitar with two exceptional sounding PAF pickups. Most later model Les Paul’s, 70s onward, have a somewhat muddy sound to my ear…
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    2014 News

    1967 White Gibson SG Junior

    1967 White Gibson SG Junior (Serial Number 000000) Around the start of the 2000s I walked into a ‘famous’ Sydney guitar shop and all the guys were crowded around this guitar, it had just come…
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    Featured Guitars

    1965 Sunburst Fender Stratocaster

    1965 Sunburst Fender Stratocaster (Serial Number L87419) The guitar came from Norms Rare Guitars in Los Angeles. I was in the U.S for a few weeks and didn’t take a guitar with me, so I…
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    Featured Guitars

    1963 White Fender Stratocaster

    Fender Stratocaster 1963 white (cream) (serial number L21304) I bought this guitar in Perth in 1984/85 from Dom Mariani who played this guitar with his band “The Stems“. When I got this guitar the frets…