F ender JV16024 Stratocaster squier ST62-65 Japan Vintage 1982. GENERAL This guitar is in good original condition. This is a light and resonant guitar weighing 3.6kg.
Superb sound and playability for which these JV's are famous. Properly set up and ready to play.A new tweed hard case is included! BODY Sen or possibly Alder. It has it's thin original finish. There are numerous small dinks and chips but nothing ugly. There some thin hairline cracks in the gloss finish, however, these are superficial only and do not extend into the wood (see images). The deep rear contouring and more rounded feel are one of the many desirable features of these early JV guitars. The neck pocket is clean with no stress cracks.
The neck pocket surface is stamped in red with a circled C and EX. The neckplate Serial number is JV16024. Pickguard has cracked locally around one screw.
NECK The neck looks great and feels superb. The date at the end of the neck reads 10-1'82. The original finish is in good condition with only a few small dinks. The underside is stamped 10 EX on the joint face.
Neck allows a low clean string action height and easy playability. The profile is a slim C. The radius is 9.5 in which is quite rare to find as most were 7.25in radius.NB: both were available on the early JV guitars. The truss rod operates as it should and the neck relief has been correctly set. Fret is 1.5mm top E and 2mm bottom E. FRETS The frets have been recently dressed and polished and have approx 60-70% remaining. TUNERS The tuners are the original Kluson slotted shaft with centre string hole and hold tune well. Some surface rust and tarnishing visible. TREMOLO BRIDGE Original Fender full width vintage Tremolo Bridge with thick block and Fender stamped nickel saddles (Letters extend only to the slot end). Trem is set to just'float' 2mm above the body surface. Three tremolo springs installed, currently set with Fender 10-46 strings. The tremolo arm works well and is a good fit. The correct bridge saddle adjusting key is included.
PICKUPS & ELECTRICS The pu's are the original black bobbin units with staggered poles with lightly bevelled tops, and early plastic covered wiring (correct for many early models) The guitar has a later 5-way JV switch fitted. The original pots are each stamped 27K and M 250k 0A. A new tweed hard case with red plush lining is supplied with the guitar.
OFFERS - sensible offers considered. Please note unreasonably low offers are automatically rejected by the listing settings. This item is in the category "Musical Instruments & DJ Equipment\Guitars & Basses\Electric Guitars". The seller is "1947kaye" and is located in this country: GB.This item can be shipped to United Kingdom.