Description

A Rare and Near Mint Mid-Sixties Dakota Red Jaguar
1965 Fender Jaguar
This Custom Color, solid alder body, 13 3/4-inch-wide Jaguar weighs 8.70 lbs. One-piece bound maple neck, and curved veneer rosewood fretboard with 22 original thin frets and inlaid pearl dot position markers. Headstock with matching "Dakota Red" finish and 'transitional decal with "Fender" in gold with black trim. Single "butterfly" string tree with nylon spacer. The neck is stamped "1 SEP 65B." Four-bolt neck plate with serial number between the top two screws. Individual Fender "F" tuners with octagonal metal buttons. Two white oblong Strat-like pickups with notched metal side plates and outputs of 5.97k and 5.98k. Three-layer white over black plastic pickguard with ten screws. Two controls (one volume, one tone) and jack socket on lower metal plate adjoining pickguard on the treble side, circuit selector (rhythm/lead) slide switch and two roller controls (one volume, one tone) on upper metal plate adjoining pickguard on the bass side, and three pickup selector slide switches on metal plate inset into the pickguard on the treble side. The potentiometers are stamped "304 6530" (Stackpole July 1965). Black plastic Jaguar knobs with white markings. Jazzmaster-type floating tremolo and bridge with adjustable mute. This guitar is in near mint (9.25) condition. There are three very, very small surface chips (top edge of treble-horn, top edge just above strap-pin and lower treble edge) where the fullaplast primer is showing through. The sponge for the mute has as usual dried-out. This is a wonderful example of this totally original and very rare custom-color Jaguar -- not at all faded. There is some light playing wear to the first five original frets. Complete with the original tremolo arm, bridge cover and 12 page hang-tag instruction manual with matching serial number. Housed in its original Fender three-latch, rectangular black hardshell case with black leather ends and dark orange plush lining (9.25). (#1762).

Year Condition Color Case
1965 Near Mint Dakota Red Original Hard

$12,500

Fretted Americana
David Brass
818-222-4113
Calabasas, CA
11:55 AM
10:00 am to 6:00 pm

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