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FENDER MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS CORPORATION, CORONA, 2007
FENDER MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS CORPORATION, CORONA, 2007
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FENDER MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS CORPORATION, CORONA, 2007

A SOLID-BODY ELECTRIC GUITAR, STRATOCASTER, 57V

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FENDER MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS CORPORATION, CORONA, 2007
A SOLID-BODY ELECTRIC GUITAR, STRATOCASTER, 57V
The headstock bearing the decal logo Fender STRATOCASTER / WITH SYNCHRONIZED TREMOLO / ORIGINAL / Contour / Body, the neckplate stamped 176157, the finish black, with original hardshell case bearing a label inscribed FENDER STRATOCASTER V57 BLACK -SUHR, CRYO POTS+SWITCH +ODD NECK +MID SEYMOUR 5 +PLATE V176157; accompanied by the original paper hang tag and warranty tag, a commercial invoice from Fender Musical Instruments to David Gilmour Music Ltd, dated 13th November 2007, and installation instructions for the Backplate Silent Single Coil system
Length of back 15 ¾ in. (40 cm.)
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Acquired directly from Fender Musical Instruments, Ontario, California, in November 2007, this Fender Stratocaster was modified specifically as a test platform for David Gilmour to trial various pickup, control, wiring and bridge configurations before making alterations to his primary performance guitar. Fully detailed in the condition report, the present modifications to the instrument are also inscribed by guitar technician Phil Taylor in blue marker pen on a handwritten label to the back of the guitar.

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