Fender Stratocaster Hardtail 3-Bolt Neck, Maple Fretboard 1974 Natural (Signed by Bugs Henderson)

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Vintage Fender Stratocaster Hardtail in Natural finish made in 1974 with Hardshell Case. This guitar features a solid ash body, maple neck fingerboard. Equipped with the original grey bottom single coils , controlled by a master volume, two tone controls and 3-way blade switch. The 25.5” scale length neck has black dot inlays and 21 medium frets with a thick C shape neck profile. The hardware is comprised of Fender “F” tuning machines, a bone nut, hardtail bridge with adjustable block saddles , green numbered white top-hat knobs on a 3-ply /white/black/white pickguard. Guitar is signed By Buddy Bugs Henderson (1943-2012)

This guitar is in very good condition, it is vintage and does have some dings and light scratches, the previous owner appeared to be a lefty as there is a hole for another strap button on the bottom horn (see Pics). The only non original piece is one of the saddles which was not able to to be saved, it needed to be replaced to adjust/ intonate and be a playable guitar.

Guitar is freshly setup and Restrung with 9-42 strings and includes Fender hardshell case.


  • Make: Fender
  • Model: Stratocaster Hardtail
  • Year: 1974
  • Finish: Natural
  • Finish Type: Lacquer
  • Country of Origin: USA
  • Serial: #660633
  • Condition: Very Good
  • Weight: 8lbs 9.3oz
  • Body Type: Solid
  • Body Wood: Solid Ash
  • Scale Length: 25.5”
  • Neck Joint: Bolt On
  • Neck Plate: 3-Bolt
  • Neck Wood: Maple with skunk Stripe
  • Headstock: Large 70s
  • Fingerboard: Maple
  • Radius: 7.25”
  • Neck Profile: Thick C
  • Inlays: Black Dots
  • Nut Width: 1.625”
  • Nut: Bone
  • Frets: 21 Medium
  • Pickups: Fender original Grey Bottom Single Coils
  • Pickup Configuration: SSS
  • Pickguard: 3-ply /White/Black/White
  • Controls: 1-Volume, 2-tone
  • Switch: 3-Way Blade Switch
  • Hardware: Nickel
  • Truss Rod: Bullet Style
  • String Trees: Two
  • Tuning Machines: Fender “F” Tuners
  • Bridge: Fender Hardtail with adjustable Block Saddles
  • Knobs: White Top Hat with Green Numbers
  • Case: Fender Hardshell Case
  • Signature: Signed by Buddy “Bugs” Henderson

Additional information


Very Good




Stratocaster Hardtail with 3-Bolt Neck, Maple Fretboard