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FENDER STRATOCASTER, 1973
'Staggered pole' pickups, one-piece maple neck. Figured ash body,
really light for '70s standards. All-original guitar: '73
serial number, and this date is confirmed by pots' code, which says
45th week of '73, CTS. Neck bears a 0903 (maple) 4343
code, and U.Torres name. Original shielding, original 3-way
switch, pickups with staggered poles already dated '74 (two are 1824
74 and one is 2324 74); under the pickguard there is a 'blond' stamp,
which designated natural finish instruments. A very fine guitar, in
fantastic conditions, just a few dings on the back, and some lacquer
wear on the fingerboard, which is very smooth. Excellent sound.
Non-original hardshell case.