Here we present to you another magnificent vintage Fender Jaguar on consignment. 1965 3 Color Sunburst L series Jaguar. 99% original except for a replacement mute pad which is very common. The remaining pieces of the original dried out and hardened mute pad is in the case for sentimental reasons.
There are two sheets of appraisal and evaluation by Son Father Guitars in Rocklin CA as well as from Gruhn Guitars in Nashville.
Here is the Gruhn Guitars eval of the Jaguar:
"Serial number: L90907. While the neck plate serial number dates to 1965, these plates were stamped in large quantities and then used in random order so the number do not strictly correspond to the final assembly dates. They can easily be changed and do not serve as an indicator of originality for an entire guitar. Upon examination, we note that this guitar has been modified by the addition of shielding in the bridge-tremolo body rout. The purpose of the shielding is also unclear, as there are no electronic components in the bridge-tremolo body rout. In other respects, this instruments conforms to the typical specifications of the model for the period in which it was made with offset-waist double-cutaway body, maple neck with Brazilian rosewood veneer fingerboard (neck code 1 JUN 65 B), dot fingerboard inlays, F-type tuners (original equipment on the Jaguar model), multi-ply beveled edge tortoise-shell grain pickguard, two single-coil pickups, locking tremolo tailpiece assembly, nickel-plated metal hardware and other tpical Jaguar appointments. The potentiometers date code to the 19th week of 1965. The guitar is currently housed in period-correct hard shell case with brown Tolex exterior covering and red plush interior lining.
Current market value: $4,000 (four thousand dollars)"
You will receive these copies of documentation from both entities. We here at Guitar Showcase have gone over and concur with all statements made by both Gruhn and Son Father guitars. This is a great original 1965 Jaguar with two cases. The original brown Tolex and a TSA SKB hardshell Jaguar case.
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