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1956 Fender Musicmaster Guitar

Estimated price for orientation: 1 650 $

Category: Electric Guitar

Condition: Used: An item that has been used previously. The item may have some signs of cosmetic wear, but is fully operational and functions as intended. This item may be a floor model or store return that has been used. See the seller’s listing for full details and description of any imperfections. See all condition definitions- opens in a new window or tab ... Read moreabout the condition Brand: Fender
Body Color: Black Body Type: Solid
Model Year: 1956 Model: 1956 Musicmaster
Size: 3/4 String Configuration: 6 String
Items Included: Case/Original Pickup Dexterity: Right-Handed
Country/Region of Manufacture: United States

1956 FENDER MUSICMASTER GUITAR    This 1956 Fender Musicmaster Guitar plays great - The body is 1956, but painted black - You can see the original paint lines and cracks beneath the black paint - Original color on these 1st year Musicmasters was "Desert Sand" or "Desert Tan" - The pickguard is not original - The pickup is from a Stratacaster - The original pickup, including the original screws and springs, is included - The original pickup needs to be rewound - The neck date (pictures included) is XA 6-56 which is the 2nd month of production - The "no name" Kluson Tuners are correct except for metal buttons instead of plastic - Some of the first Musicmasters had "Fender" on the headstock - The later ones had "Musicmaster" as well in smaller letters - Has the original non-threaded steel saddles - No bridge cover - This guitar was the first 3/4 scale Fender ever produced - The Musicmaster had a single-piece maple neck and fingerboard, with a 22.5 inch scale length and 21 frets -  This guitar is in very nice shape, and would take very little work to bring the body back to "Desert Sand" - Includes the original pickup, screws and springs - comes with a hard case.   SHIPMENTS TO ALASKA AND HAWAII WILL SHIP FOR ACTUAL SHIPPING CHARGES!    Shipping & Handling $30.00  via Federal Express Payment Due Within 7 Days of Auction CloseNO International Shipping