Introduced in 1962 as one of Fenders deluxe models of the 60's, the short scale Fender Jaguar initially found favour with surf musicians due to its unique tone, and later became a favourite with alternative musicians throughout the years. With Fenders current offset output appealing more to those looking for modern specs, people are turning more and more to vintage Japanese made options. This MIJ 1995-1996 Fender Japan JG66 Jaguar combines all the quality you would expect from a Japanese made instruments with the vintage vibe of a classic early 60's Fender.
This MIJ Jaguar features a classic Candy Apple Red custom colour finish, with the appearance of a genuine vintage Candy Apple Red that has aged over time. It is a timeless Fender custom colour and one that was said to be a favourite of Leo's himself. The Maple neck features a 60's style 'C' shape profile with vintage style 7.25" radius and 24" scale length for authentic vintage feel, while the Rosewood fingerboard is in good condition. The pickups have the chime and character associated with vintage Jaguars, with the dual rhythm and lead circuitry giving you a world of tonal options. This Jaguar also features Japanese made Kluson style tuners and a 60's style three ply white pick guard.
Condition / Originality:
This guitar is in very good condition, with only some minor signs of cosmetic wear. All electronics and pickups are original and fully functional, and this guitar includes a gig bag.