1975 Fender Starcaster w/ OHSC & Case Candy
Serial Number: 678142
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Deemed unpopular in the early to mid 70's, the Fender Starcaster was before its time sporting an offset semi hollow body and funky boutique headstock.
Finely aged and worn maple neck and fingerboard is straight and true. Lacquer on the side of the fingerboard is heavily worn while the fingerboard itself show little play wear. Frets do have play wear throughout neck. Two dings through the finish can be seen on the backside of the neck at the 4th fret and the 13th. The headstock shows heavy finish checking throughout as well as some finish chipping on the top. The neck offers fantastic playability. Very smooth throughout.
Vertical finish checking is throughout the body and is heavier in some areas and lighter in others. The body is in great shape considering its age while not having many dings or dents in it. There is heavy finish checking on the treble side heel body joint. Feels great when strapped over the shoulder.
Both pickups and all electronics (1 master volume, 2 PU volume, 2 tone, one 3-way switch) are tested and 100% functional.
All original with a little bit of tarnish and corrosion on the pickup covers and bridge. The tuners are in excellent condition and can polish right up. Strap pins show heavy corrosion and are no longer shiny in the least bit.
Original fitted Fender case is included in sale. The top locking hinge near the headstock area is a little loose and will on occasion pop off of its hook. The rest of the hinges and hooks are fully functional. Red interior does show wear in some areas more than others due to wear from the guitar when taking in and out of case.
· Body Width: 15-1/4"
· Body Length: 17-3/4"
· Body Depth: 1-3/4"
· Total Length: 41-1/16"
· Scale: 25-1/2"
· Nut Width: 1-11/16"
· Neck Shape: C
· Frets: 22
· Neck PU: 10.4
· Bridge PU: 10.3
· Weight: 8lbs-8.1oz