Used 1966 Fender Stratocaster in Sonic Blue 182772 - The Music Gallery
Used 1966 Fender Stratocaster in Sonic Blue 182772 - The Music Gallery
Used 1966 Fender Stratocaster in Sonic Blue 182772 - The Music Gallery
Used 1966 Fender Stratocaster in Sonic Blue 182772 - The Music Gallery
Used 1966 Fender Stratocaster in Sonic Blue 182772 - The Music Gallery
Used 1966 Fender Stratocaster in Sonic Blue 182772 - The Music Gallery
Used 1966 Fender Stratocaster in Sonic Blue 182772 - The Music Gallery
Used 1966 Fender Stratocaster in Sonic Blue 182772 - The Music Gallery
Used 1966 Fender Stratocaster in Sonic Blue 182772 - The Music Gallery
Used 1966 Fender Stratocaster in Sonic Blue 182772 - The Music Gallery
Used 1966 Fender Stratocaster in Sonic Blue 182772 - The Music Gallery
Used 1966 Fender Stratocaster in Sonic Blue 182772 - The Music Gallery
Used 1966 Fender Stratocaster in Sonic Blue 182772 - The Music Gallery
Used 1966 Fender Stratocaster in Sonic Blue 182772 - The Music Gallery

Used 1966 Fender Stratocaster in Sonic Blue 182772

Regular price $10,000.00 Sale

This 1966 Fender Stratocaster in Sonic Blue is here on consignment. Included with the guitar is the original 1966 Hardshell Case. This guitar has had some modifications including being refinished. It was originally 3-Color Sunburst. The pickups have also been replaced but with mid-1960s pickups from Fender. It has also been refretted. A Player's Piece as far as originality is concerned but also a TRUE Player's Piece for any Real Player! 

As mentioned, the guitar was refinished at some point to Sonic Blue. The original color was 3-tone Sunburst. The current finish has a lovely patina on it, letting us know it was refinished a while ago and it was done with nitrocellulose. It does sport some wear and tear but about to the level of a Journeyman Relic.

The neck is maple from Maple and features the wonderful neck carve they were putting on Strats in 1966. The fingerboard is absolutely stunning! If this isn't Brazilian then it's some of the finest looking non-Brazilian Rosewood I have seen! With a beautiful grain and color variation, it truly is a captivating piece of wood. 

The pickups were replaced at some point but the Replac-er did the right things and tracked down authentic mid-60s Fender Strat pickups. Not easy to do or cheap, for that matter! The pots are all original and date to the 42nd week of 1965. A 5-way switch is installed as well. 

Due to all the mods over the years, this is a righteously priced Vintage Fender. As mentioned earlier, it is a great player that sounds fantastic as well! The taller 6105 frets offer an easier playing experience (for many) than the Vintage-Sized Frets. Both the refret and the refinish were done well so this will be an easy guitar for its next owner to enjoy. 

 

 

  • Fender
  • 1966 Stratocaster
  • Refinished in Sonic Blue
  • Original Finish was 3 Tone Sunburst
  • Guitar Weighs 7 lbs 8 oz
  • Alder Body Material
  • Maple Neck Material
  • Rosewood Fingerboard Material
  • Refretted w/ 6105 Frets
  • 1965 Neck Pickup
  • 1967 Middle Pickup
  • 1966 Bridge Pickup
  • Original Pots Dated 42nd Week of 1965
  • Body Stamped ES under pickguard for 'Entered Special'
  • Original 1966 Hardshell Case

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