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FENDER ELECTRIC INSTRUMENT COMPANY, FULLERTON, 1951
FENDER ELECTRIC INSTRUMENT COMPANY, FULLERTON, 1951
FENDER ELECTRIC INSTRUMENT COMPANY, FULLERTON, 1951
FENDER ELECTRIC INSTRUMENT COMPANY, FULLERTON, 1951
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FENDER ELECTRIC INSTRUMENT COMPANY, FULLERTON, 1951

A SOLID-BODY ELECTRIC GUITAR, ESQUIRE

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FENDER ELECTRIC INSTRUMENT COMPANY, FULLERTON, 1951
A SOLID-BODY ELECTRIC GUITAR, ESQUIRE
The headstock with decal logo Fender ESQUIRE, the bridge plate stamped FENDER PAT. PEND. 0543, with original hardshell case bearing a label inscribed FENDER ESQUIRE #0543 and SERIAL NO. DG1014; accompanied by the original sales invoice from Seymour Duncan MFG to Pink Floyd, dated 30th August 1978
Length of back 15 ¾ in. (40 cm.)
Literature
Bacon, T. and Day, P. The Ultimate Guitar Book, London, 1991, p. 69.
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David Gilmour purchased this guitar from Seymour Duncan in Santa Barbara, California, in August 1978 and kept it for home and studio use.

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