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Used – Fender Custom Shop Master Built Custom Left Handed 1965 Esquire – Burgundy Mist Metallic (1999)

Serial Number: AE131
Weight: 7 lbs 6 oz

Art Esparza served at Fender for over 18 years, mentored by some of the finest master builders in the industry, including Fender Custom Shop co-founder John Page, J.W. Black and Phil Kubicki. During that time he designed and built instruments for leading artists including Eric Clapton, Buddy Guy, John Mayer, Ernie Isley, Sammy Hagar and Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds. One-of-a-kind efforts included the widely celebrated “Zeal” Stratocasters for Isley; a custom chambered Showmaster for Teena Marie; a red Strat with Richard McClish piezo bridge for Hagar, and a polka dot Strat for Guy that precisely matches his favorite polka dot shirt.

Other specifications include:

  • Series: Master Built
  • Body Material: Alder
  • Body Finish: Nitrocellulose Lacquer
  • Neck Material: Flame Maple
  • Neck Shape: Medium “C” (.89 – .97)
  • Scale Length: 25.5″
  • Number of Frets: 21
  • Neck Radius: 7.25″
  • String Nut: Bone
  • Nut Width: 1.650″ (42 mm)
  • Headstock: Telecaster®
  • Neck Plate: 4-Bolt with Custom Shop “V” Logo
  • Neck Finish: Nitrocellulose Lacquer
  • Fingerboard: Rosewood
  • Position Inlays: Clay Dot
  • Bridge Pickup: Custom Shop Hand-Wound Single-Coil Tele®
  • Neck Pickup: JBE
  • Controls: Volume, Tone
  • Pickup Switching: 3-Position Toggle
  • Bridge: 3-Saddle Vintage Style Tele® with Brass Saddles (54 mm with @ saddles)
  • Tuning Machines: Vintage-Style with Fender Logo
  • Orientation: Right-Hand
  • Hardware Finish: Nickel/Chrome
  • Pickguard: 3-Ply Parchment
  • Control Knobs: Dome Flat-Top
  • Switch Tips: Top Hat Style
  • Master Builder Art Asparza
  • Hard Case
  • This is a lefty instrument strung up for a right handed player
  • 7 lbs 6 oz
  • #AE131

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$4,499.00

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PLEASE CALL: 314-274-9571

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