1962 Sunburst Fender Jaguar

Make: Fender
Model: Jaguar
Colour: Sunburst
Year: 1962
Serial Number: 791XX
Case: Original Tan
Comments: First year of Jaguar Production. All original and good condition except for a few small dings / chips and the normal buckle scratch on the back (Evidence that a guitar is great and has been played). Shorter neck length suits my hands great and makes this an absolute dream to play. This was the first Pre-CBS Fender guitar that I had acquired, which definitely got me going on this crazy fender offset body thing. Surfs Up!

 

Reference Information:
Information below is from
‘The Fender Book, A complete history of Fender electric guitars’
by Tony Bacon & Paul Day.

JAGUAR 1962-75

Price at 1962: $379 US Dollars.

Three metal control plates
Maple neck with rosewood fingerboard (bound from 1965), dot markers (blocks from 1966). 24-inch scale. 22 frets. Truss-rod adjuster at body end. One string guide.
Offset-waist body. Sunburst or colours.
Two white six-polepiece pickups, each with metal ‘sawtooth’ sides.
Two controls (volume, tone) and jack socket, all on lower metal plate adjoining pickguard. Selector and two rollers (rhythm volume, rhythm tone), all on upper metal plate adjoining pickguard. Three slide-switches on metal plate inset into pickguard.
Ten-screw white or tortoiseshell laminated plastic pickguard.
Six-saddle bridge with metal cover. Spring-loaded string mute. Separate vibrato tailpeice.

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