Fender / Stratocaster – 57 American Vintage Re-Issue – 1982 – Refinished / 1982 / Daphne Blue / Guitar For Sale
A stunning Fender 57 AVRI Stratocaster from the very first few months of production of these amazing instruments. Gone are the days when these were seen simply as ‘any other American Vintage Strat’. It’s not unusual to see mint and cased examples of these fantastic Strats north of £3,000 and when you pick it up you can see why. Produced in the Fullerton Factory by many of the same hands who made the originals in the 50s and early 60s. This example is in fine condition and has all original parts but was re painted some years ago in Daphne Blue. It has he very sought after red bottom pickups, no retro routes and all original hardware. The frets are original, dressed and it’s been nicely set up. There is a lovely resonance from this guitar, it’s clear that the woods were selected for weight and resonance. Unlike an original 57 the neck is quite slim, it plays very well and sounds awesome. A truly collectible guitar priced to reflect the retro paint job that took place later in it’s life. The refin is professional and looks extremely good, done long enough ago now to match the checking and patina of the neck. All finished in lovely thin cellulose.
Coffee House Guitars, UK
Coffee House guitars is a new (for 2019) boutique guitar shop selling only used, high end American and Japanese guitars from the well known brands. The shop is owned and run by Julian Deverell who has been playing, buying, collecting and selling guitars for 25 years. The shop is based in the warehouse of The Regency Chess Company, a niche chess set business that Julian also owns.
The aim is to make available a good selection of lovely guitars that have been expertly set up and are at their optimum, frets dressed, polished and ready to rock! The shop is in a custom built coffee shop (hence the name) that serves only the worlds best speciality coffee. We may not be the worlds best guitar shop, but we certainly serve the best coffee you’ll find in any guitar shop in the world! We are a ‘by appointment’ business so please get in touch prior to visiting. We can ship all over Europe using either UPS or DPD tracked and insured couriers.