Description

A Fine 1975 Left-Handed Olympic White Stratocaster
1975 Fender Stratocaster (Left-Handed)
This super rare 'Lefty' 1975 Olympic White Stratocaster weighs 9.60 lbs. and has a solid alder contoured body. One-piece medium-to-thick profile fretted maple neck with a nut width of 1 5/8 inches, a scale length of 25 1/2 inches and 21 original medium frets and black dot position markers. Large headstock with "Fender" logo in black with gold outline and single patent number "PAT 3,143,028" in black below it. Two "butterfly" string trees with nylon spacers. Individual Fender "F" closed-back tuners with octagonal metal buttons. Three-bolt neck plate with large Fender backward "F" and serial number between the top two screws. Three-ply , white over black ABS plastic pickguard with eleven screws and small foil shield under the controls. Three white ABS plastic-covered Stratocaster staggered-pole pickups with outputs of 5.58k, 5.63k, and 5.79k. Three controls (two volume, one tone) plus three-way selector switch, all on pickguard. White ABS plastic ribbed-sided knobs with gold lettering. Original die-cast combined Fender Stratocaster six-saddle tremolo bridge/tailpiece. The neck is stamped "0903X0664" [with another four indiscernible numbers on the end, which indicates that the neck is a fretted maple neck Stratocaster, finished with a custom color made in March 1974. Two of the gray-bottom pickups are stamped in black: "83475", the middle pickup is stamped "83675" and the potentiometers are stamped: "137 7517" (CTS April 1975). There are just two tiny surface marks on the body, one on the inside edge of the treble horn and the other on the lower bass edge. This impossibly rare guitar is in near mint (9.25) condition is one of the last of the staggered-pole pickup Strats, and an excellent example of a left-handed seventies custom color Stratocaster with that very distinctive "Jimi Hendrix" sound. Complete with the original tremolo arm and the original twelve-page Fender 'owners manual' hang-tag. Housed in the original Fender three-latch, rectangular black hardshell case with black leather ends and red plush lining (9.00). (#1927)

Year Condition Color Case
1975 Near Mint Olympic White Original Hard

$4,850

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David Brass
818-222-4113
Calabasas, CA
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