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Description
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Summary
Finish Details: Original
Body Material: Alder Body
Body Details: Alder solid body -- The electronics cavity had shielding foil installed at some point in time but has since been removed leaving, now crystallized, adhesive.
Neck Material: Maple Neck
Fingerboard Material: Brazilian Rosewood
Neck Profile: C-Shape
Neck Thickness (IN): 1st fret: .81", 12th: .99"
Fingerboard Radius: 7.25" to
Nut Width: 1-21/32"
Scale Length: 25 1/2"
Neck Details: One-piece bolt-on neck with a Brazilian rosewood veneer board, center clay dot inlays, truss adjustment at the heel -- Heel stamp: 2OCT62B
Electronics: Three black bobbin pickups, 3-way blade pickup selector switch, master volume control, neck & middle tone controls -- The pickups, pots, and switch are original with the pot codes dating from 1962. There are misc wires that have been replaced and some touched up solder joints
Pickup Measurements: Neck: 7 kΩ, Middle: 5.8 kΩ, Bridge: 5.9 kΩ
Hardware: Misc saddle set screws have been replaced. All other hardware appears original -- The trem arm and back plate are included within the hard shell. Half of the plastic trem arm tip has broken off. Some of the corners have broken from the back plate as well as other various minor cracks
Weight: 7 lbs 7 oz
Modifications/Repairs: Misc wirers have been replaced and some solder joints touched up -- Shielding foil was installed at one point but has since been removed
Case Details: Original hard shell case -- The body side latch is not functional
Cosmetic Condition: This 62 Strat shows very nice aging and play wear throughout. Many nicks, chips, dings, and other various blemishes exist throughout the body and neck. Finish has worn on the back of the lower register portion of the neck. The hardware shows tarnishing.
Serial Number: 88668
Tech Notes: Currently, setup with 10-gauge strings, low action, and optimal neck relief. The frets are small showing light to medium light play wear. -- The serial number, neck heel stamp, and electronics date this Fender Stratocaster from 1962.
Chicago Music Exchange

Chicago Music Exchange

1962
Fender
Brand New
Sunburst
15 Years
Chicago Music Exchange
Chicago Music Exchange
773-525-7773
Chicago, IL
12:16 AM
Monday-Saturday 11 A.M. to 7 P.M. Sunday 11 A.M to 5 P.M.

Payment Terms - Orders Internet orders may be paid for using the following methods: VISA, MasterCard, American Express, Discover, and PayPal. For phone or mail orders you may pay money orders and cashier's checks by mail. Just call us at 773-525-7773 to place your order. All non-credit-card orders are subject to a 10-business-day hold. We do not accept international credit card or PayPal payments from international accounts. For international security reasons, please call the store to arrange a Bank Wire: +01-773-525-7773.

Shipping Charges - Taxes and Title Separate charges for shipping and handling will be shown on your order form. As a security precaution, initial orders and orders shipping to alternate addresses may be held for extended verification. We reserve the right to make partial shipments, which will not relieve you of your obligation to pay for the remaining deliveries. All items purchased from Chicago Music Exchange are made pursuant to a shipment contract. This means that the risk of loss and title for such items passes to you upon our delivery to the carrier. The published rates are for US domestic shipping only. Contact us directly if you wish to place an international order. For more information on our shipping policies, including rates, delivery times, and delays, please visit our website at chicagomusicexchange or call us at: 773-525-7773. If applicable, a separate charge for taxes will be shown on the invoice. We are required to collect sales tax on all orders shipped to Illinois.

3-Day / 15-day Return Policy If you are not completely satisfied with any product, return it for a full refund of the product purchase price, full credit, or exchange of your choice. We give you 3 days from the shipping date on Vintage instruments, and 15 days on New instruments. Credit card returns are issued a credit for purchase price. Refunds are made for product value only, excluding shipping and handling charges. New, Unopened items: You may return most NEW, untouched, unopened items within 15 days of delivery for a full refund. if the return is a result of our error (you received an incorrect or defective item, etc.) we'll also pay the return shipping costs. AmEx credit cards: Note that if your order was paid using an AmEx card we may pass on a 3.5% fee of the purchase price to process your refund. Vintage, Used items: We have to evaluate vintage and used guitars, amps, and other items on a case by case basis. We spend a lot of time with you and the item before your purchase to try to avoid any surprises after your purchase. AmEx credit cards: Note that if your order was paid using an AmEx card we may pass on a 3.5% fee of the purchase price to process your refund. You should expect to receive your refund within four weeks of giving your package to the return shipper, however, we strive to issue your refund sooner. This time period includes the transit time for us to receive your return from the shipper (5 to 10 business days), the time it takes us to process your return once we receive it (3 to 5 business days), and the time it takes your bank to process our refund request (5 to 10 business days). Send your return to: Chicago Music Exchange 3316 N Lincoln Ave Chicago, IL 60657 The following items are returnable only if defective OR unopened or unused: strings, harmonicas, microphones, cleaners, polishes, and polishing cloths. Software/soundware, cassettes, CDs, DVDs, and videos may be returned for credit only if they are in their original, sealed packaging. If defective, these items will only be exchanged for the same product. For complete details on our guarantees, shipping, and return policies, please contact our Customer Service Department at 773-525-7773; fax us at 773-525-2775; visit our website at www.chicagomusicexchange.com, or write us at Chicago Music Exchange, 3316 N. Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL 60657.