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Details about  Fender Vintage Stratocaster PRE-CBS 1961 Strat Guitar

Fender Vintage Stratocaster PRE-CBS 1961 Strat Guitar See original listing
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08 Apr, 2011 18:56:56 BST
US $25,995.00
Approximately £15,464.93
US $450.00 (approx. £267.71) Expedited Int'l Shipping | See details
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Hollywood, FL , United States


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Fender Stratocaster Guitar - Vintage PRE-CBS 1961 - Original Finish - "Three-Tone Color Sunburst Body"

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Fender Stratocaster Guitar - Vintage PRE-CBS 1961 - Original Finish - "Three-Tone Color Sunburst Body"  (By way of history, Fender switched to the beautiful 3-tone sunburst (from 2-tone sunburst) as the standard color circa 1958) 



GUITAR DESCRIPTION:  (Please see extensive pictures above!!!)

  • Slab rosewood fretboard, refretted original finish!!!
  • Three color sunburst body, original finish, slab rosewood, fretboard, refretted
  • Tuning machines ORIGINAL to the guitar.
  • All hardware (except refret) is ORIGINAL to the guitar
  • All electronics (pickups, switch, jack, etc) ORIGINAL to the guitar.  Pickups sound as fantastic as you'd expect!!!
  • All plastic parts (pickguard, knobs, back plate) ORIGINAL to the guitar.
  • ORIGINAL & great condition brown hard-shell Tolex case
  • ORIGINAL Ashtray Trem front piece (a rare bonus in a vintage piece like this!) see pix!!!

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please email or call one of our TimeKeepers at 954.961.1445

Warranty From
1 Year Service Warranty: We warranty all watches for 1 year from date of purchase for any mechanical defect arising as a result of normal wear and tear. For any service issues, call us and we'll issue return authorization and arrange return shipping to us.

WatchUWant GUARANTEES the AUTHENTICITY of every item that we sell. All of the watches we sell are 100% guaranteed genuine & authentic. We do not buy or sell fake, counterfeit, replica or suspect watches that we cannot guarantee beyond any shadow of a doubt are 100% Authentic & Genuine. Also, each item is covered by our ONE YEAR IN HOUSE WARRANTY.

***Please do not bid unless you intend on buying, and keep in mind that we require payment no longer than 3 days after the auction ends, or we reserve the right to re-list the item and report the item as unpaid to eBay. Thank You for your responsible bidding, and again, Good Luck!

Returns: Bid with Confidence. All of our pieces are 100% authentic and are backed by our 7 day money back guarantee. You may return your purchase for a full refund. We play no games when it comes to refunds as we stand behind all of the merchandize that we sell, so there are no hidden charges or restocking fees on any refund, the only thing we deduct are the shipping charges that we quote upon completion of the sale. To receive a refund, you must notify us by phone or email within seven days of receipt. Item has to be in its original condition, not worn or altered and all original documents should be included with your return.

For more information about WatchUWant, take a look at our eBay about me page

7 Reasons To Buy From WatchUWant
  1. Passion Drives Who We Are & What We DO - Our specially trained staff of "timekeepers" are not only knowledgeable, they are passionate about the watches we sell and are not shy about giving their heartfelt opinions.
  2. Guaranteed Authenticity - all of the watches we sell are 100% guaranteed genuine & authentic. We do not buy or sell fake, counterfeit, replica or suspect watches that we cannot guarantee beyond any shadow of a doubt are 100% Authentic & Genuine.
  3. Guaranteed Satisfaction -We want you to be happy and 100% pleased with your watch purchase from WatchUWant. We have built our business around referrals from our most satisfied customers. We stand behind all of the watches we sell and we guarantee your satisfaction. This is not a commitment we take lightly.
  4. International Shipping Expertise -We have extensive experience shipping high value watches all over the world with particular emphasis on shipping to Canada, UK, Europe, Japan, Hong Kong, Australia and Latin America. We cater to the needs of watch collectors, dealers and enthusiasts from all over the world. We know exactly how to prepare, package, label and ship high value watches so they will be protected while in shipment and will not get hung up in unnecessary customs delays.
  5. Thousands of References from Satisfied Customers -We have a world renowned reputation for the quality and selection of our watches. Time and again we have proven the value of our service and the quality of our merchandise. Our loyal clients speak volumes about us and are available to tell you about their experiences doing business with WatchUWant.
  6. Overnight Insured Delivery - We ship all packages using priority overnight shipping with signature required. All US shipments are shipped by priority service with guaranteed overnight delivery by 12 noon. We use global priority service for all of our international shipments. All watches are shipped with insurance against theft, loss or damage while in shipment for full purchase price. As soon as your package is shipped, we will email you full tracking details.
  7. Unrivalled Selection - We hand-select all of the watches we sell. Our global network of collectors, dealers and enthusiasts give us access to the newest, most exciting and near impossible to get watches in the world. We have watches that you would never see at your local authorized dealer for the simple fact that we scour the entire planet to bring you the most rare and sought after timepieces you will not see anywhere else.

Payment Options
Please only bid when able to make prompt payment, as we require that payments for all auctions be received within 3 days or we reserve the option to re-list or sell to alternate bidders and report unpaid auctions to eBay. We only receive PayPal payments from confirmed verified users. When paying through PayPal packages will only be shipped to confirmed US addresses only (no exceptions). We absolutely do not accept ANY escrow plans. All sales within the state of Florida will be charged appropriate sales tax.

Payment Type Details Merchandise Ships
Wire Transfers Wire transfers our WatchUWant's preferred method of payment. We can provide you our banking instructions upon winning bid. We will ship to your preferred location. Within 1 business day after receipt of cleared funds into our account
PayPal  Will only ship to your CONFIRMED PAYPAL ADDRESS! Within 1 business day after receipt of cleared funds into our account

US BUYERS: All items are shipped by Priority Overnight delivery with Adult Signature Required (Direct Signature Required for credit card orders) and insured for full purchase price against theft, damage, or loss while in transit. We professionally package each and every item to protect from damage while in shipment. All items are packaged discretely and without declared value. Due to the nature of our items, all items are and will be covered by full third party insurance in the event of loss/theft. Insurance is not optional because all items must be insured for loss or theft!

International Shipping Price; 

We have extensive expertise on shipping high value watches to customers all over the world. Merchandise to clients outside of the US are shipped via Priority Global delivery and are insured for full purchase price against theft, damage and loss while in transit. We ship worldwide with buyers being responsible for shipping charges, insurance and any customs/duties fees that may be incurred. Insurance is not optional because all items must be insured for loss or theft.

Our procedures will entail us shipping your watch to you in 2 separate, staggered and discretely packaged shipments. The first shipment will be the wrist watch shipped by itself in a small 1 pound very discrete parcel. The watch will be double boxed and securely wrapped in protective bubble wrap in a small box and then placed in a larger shipping box. Typically, this parcel would be delivered with minimal delays and minimal scrutiny by customs officials in 1-2 business days. Once you receive the first package in good order, we then ship the 2nd package with the presentation boxes, paperwork, certificates, manuals, warranties, etc. Our most demanding customers have been extremely pleased with our expert delivery process resulting in rapid delivery and minimal duties.





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