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Fender American Special Mustang NO LONGER AVAILABLE

Fender American Special Mustang NO LONGER AVAILABLE

Introducing the Fender American Special Mustang! The Fender Mustang was introduced in 1964 as a step up from the late-1950’s MusicMaster and Duo-Sonic ‘student’ guitars. However, certain aspects of this design attracted a number of professional players who at the time weren’t comfortable with other guitars available at the time. They seemed to like the 24-inch scale and the compact, lightweight body.

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1966 Dakota Red Fender Mustang (consignment) NO LONGER AVAILABLE

1966 Dakota Red Fender Mustang (consignment) NO LONGER AVAILABLE

Here’s a lovely 1966 Dakota Red Fender Mustang! In 1965, Fender introduced the Mustang as part of a series of student instruments, and produced it until 1982. It came in two scale lengths – 22.5 inches and (like this one) 24 inches.

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Fender Mustang Bass 1974 (consignment) SOLD

Fender Mustang Bass 1974 (consignment) SOLD

This is a very cool Mustang bass. The Neckplate with the serial number isn’t original; that number, with the preceding L, indicates production between 1962 and 1965, but the Mustang bass didn’t come into production until 1966. The neck has no date but is stamped 0400-1243 in red and J. Torres in black, dating it to 1974 and matching the pot codes.Regardless, this is a largely original, great bass.

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Fender Mustang 1967 (Consignment) No Longer Available

Fender Mustang 1967 (Consignment) No Longer Available

Originally release in 1964 the small bodied Mustang featured a new Leo Fender designed tremolo arm. This particular example has been refinished black but is in great shape with only minor play wear and all original hardware and electronics. The bar and bridge cover are in the original hardshell case.

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