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FDP Forum / Fender Guitars: Stratocasters / Value of my 1999 Fender Stratocaster MN9 series? w/links to pics

Naseym_Falk

USA

Oct 13th, 2011 01:47 PM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

I already know I have a 1999 Mexican made Stratocaster (sn: MN9392190), but I'm curious as to its value. I bought it retail the year it came out for something around $600. It has only very minor knicks in the Seafoam Paint, nothing deep and down to the wood, but there's some pretty significant damage to the back of the neck and the back corner of the headstock.

Pics:

http://i1116.photobucket.com/albums/k577/Jason_Paszek/Fender1.jpg

http://i1116.photobucket.com/albums/k577/Jason_Paszek/Fender2.jpg

I want to trade it for a drumset, towards a new Gibson or towards a Telecaster, but I'd like some educated opinions regarding its worth.

Standard24

San Antonio, Texas

Oct 13th, 2011 10:12 PM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

I buy a lot of Mexican Strats and I always pay $200 for them. I clean and do a setup on them and sell them for $300.

If you wait until after Thanksgiving, you might get a little more.

Trades depend on being in the right market at the right time. And you'll get lots of teenagers wanting to make wacky trades. (Text message reads... dudeyouwannatradeit42metalzonepedalsandasquiertele?")

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Garland, TX

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Oct 13th, 2011 10:42 PM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

Surf Green, not Seafoam. It's a MIM Classic'50s -- when describing it you should identify it clearly because the Classic Series is worth more than the Standard Series.

OTOH, the neck finish damage hurts the value a lot. It probably doesn't feel too bad as-is and it would be easy to spot fill it or sand the rest of the back of the neck down, but people expect a discount for ugly damage like that.

You might make more money by taking it apart and selling the body, tuners, bridge, pickups separately.

(This message was last edited by strayedstrater at 08:15 AM, Oct 14th, 2011)

Jim Bob

America

Nov 2nd, 2011 04:21 PM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

With that kind of damage you might be lucky to get in the $100 to $150 range.

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Nov 2nd, 2011 10:34 PM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

$61

MIM Classic bridge

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Nov 2nd, 2011 10:44 PM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

$135.50 (He has MIM Classic bodies in his eBay store with Buy It Nows for $225.)

He also sold the pickguard, tuners, neck plate, etc.

reliablefender usually gets better prices than most eBay sellers, but you could easily make more than $150 by parting it out.

You could probably sand the back of the neck bare and sell it by itself as a home made relic for $75.

MIM Classic'50s body

(This message was last edited by strayedstrater at 11:01 PM, Nov 2nd, 2011)

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