1964 Fender Mandolin 00567



www.frettedamericana.com This 10-inch-wide electric mandolin weighs just 3.40 lbs. and has a nut width of 1 1/8 inches and a scale length of 13 3/4 inches. Solid alder body, one-piece deep “V”-shape maple neck, and veneer rosewood fretboard with 24 frets and clay dot position markers. Single “butterfly” string tree on 1st and 2nd strings. Headstock decal with Fender “spaghetti” logo in gold with black trim. “Original Contour Body Pat. Pend.” decal on the ball end of the headstock. Closed-back “single-line” Kluson Deluxe strip tuners with white plastic oval buttons. Four-bolt neck plate with serial number (“02714”) between the top two screws. One oblong single-coil pickup with transparent reddish-brown plastic cover and four concealed polepieces with an output of 4.98k. Celluloid tortoiseshell over three-layer (white/black/white) plastic pickguard with nine screws. Two controls (one volume, one tone) and jack socket, all on lower treble side of the pickguard. Telecaster-type chrome knobs with flat tops and knurled sides. Combined “micro-adjustable” (threaded) two-saddle bridge/tailpiece. With the original chrome bridge cover. The neck is stamped “JUL 64” and the pots are stamped “304 6422” (Stackpole June 1964). This instrument is in near mint (9.25) and totally original condition, with just a few barely noticeable surface marks on the body. Housed in the original Fender cream Tolex hardshell case with black leather ends and orange plush lining (9.00). Together with the

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