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SkildertH

Netherlands

Nov 12th, 2016 04:48 AM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

Hey guys!

My first post on this forum where I would like to use your knowledge about this guitar.

I'm interested in buying this 1979 guitar, but am not sure if it's the real deal. Serial looks okay, same for Pickupnr. and saddle number but according to http://www.strat-central.com/70sstrats there where no red strats made in 1979.

Another thing: it doesn't seem to be a 1979 case...

I would like to hear your opinion. Ohyeah, price asked: €1.500 (usdollar: 1.628).
LINK: http://link.marktplaats.nl/m1095892867

(This message was last edited by SkildertH at 06:49 AM, Nov 12th, 2016)

JeffreyAK

California

Nov 12th, 2016 09:31 AM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

Looks more likely '81 based on the color and case interior color, but the only way to tell for sure is to take the neck off and look at the date stamp. It does look in decent shape, and certainly from that era if not exactly 1979. I reckon it's worth exactly what someone will pay for it. ;-)

SkildertH

Netherlands

Nov 13th, 2016 03:05 PM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

Thanks for your reply!

Well, then I'll try to check that number! Pretty curious i have to say...

Iron Man
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USA/Frisco Bay

My eyes are blind, but I can see
Nov 16th, 2016 12:17 AM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

The neck looks pretty authentic so do the grey pickups but can't say much about the body except that it could be a 1981 Morocco Red.

teemon

Florida

A Piece for Assorted Lunatics
Nov 16th, 2016 07:18 AM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

I think thats it IronMan

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