NGD, the oldest Fender I've ever seen!

Discussion in 'Other Cool Guitars' started by wildeman, Jun 9, 2021.

  1. wildeman

    wildeman I Bleed Orange

    May 10, 2015
    norcal
    In person anyway. Its a 1946 pre Fender- post K&F lap steel! Leo's hands definitely touched this thing and I'm super stoked to get to care for it for a while.
    As found, I'll clean and fix it up this weekend. 20210609_171909.jpg
     
  2. LongJohn

    LongJohn Synchromatic

    703
    Apr 22, 2016
    Queens, NY
    Don't scrub too hard, that puppy has mojo !
     
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  3. radd

    radd Country Gent

    Dec 27, 2017
    Santa Cruz
    Wow!

    I’m not sure I would clean it up at all......

    Congratulations
     
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  4. wildeman

    wildeman I Bleed Orange

    May 10, 2015
    norcal
    Oh, I'll definitely be careful, i love its patina, just not the slime:p
     
  5. AZBrahma

    AZBrahma Gretschie

    222
    Dec 18, 2020
    Arizona
    You got me beat. I was feeling pretty smug about having fairly regular access to a 1958 Strat, but this has that beat by a dozen years!
     
  6. juks

    juks Synchromatic

    548
    Nov 26, 2020
    Fremont, California
    Wow that's something else!
     
  7. Stefan87

    Stefan87 Country Gent

    May 20, 2019
    Brisbane, Australia
    Now that is cool.
     
  8. G5422T

    G5422T Country Gent

    May 24, 2012
    usa
  9. audept

    audept Senior Gretsch-Talker

    Age:
    73
    Dec 1, 2010
    Sydney, Australia
    Damn, that's older than me and still in better shape!
     
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  10. j.s.c

    j.s.c Country Gent

    Aug 19, 2008
    france
    Damn, this alligator has a strange shape... B-p
     
  11. calebaaron666

    calebaaron666 Friend of Fred

    Aug 15, 2018
    Portland, Maine
    So cool!
    Is there a pick up under there? can we see it?
     
  12. Dana Rudd

    Dana Rudd Country Gent

    Age:
    72
    Nov 26, 2019
    Greybull, WY
    Very cool find. Congrats, enjoy it.
     
  13. wildeman

    wildeman I Bleed Orange

    May 10, 2015
    norcal
    The big rectangle thing is it, the strings run through it not over it.
     
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  14. wildeman

    wildeman I Bleed Orange

    May 10, 2015
    norcal
    Thanks guys,I'll get to work on it this weekend. Can't wait
     
  15. calebaaron666

    calebaaron666 Friend of Fred

    Aug 15, 2018
    Portland, Maine
    Wow, that’s fun!
    You might oughta make a lil’ video for us.:)
     
  16. JeffreyLeePierre

    JeffreyLeePierre Country Gent

    Congratulations, that a piece of history!

    Where does it come from? How did you get it? There's a great story there too, for sure.
     
  17. new6659

    new6659 Country Gent

    I'd like to hear that as well.
     
  18. thunder58

    thunder58 Super Moderator Staff Member

    Age:
    62
    Dec 23, 2010
    tappan ny
    Admin Post
    Excellent find . Congratulations
     
  19. Ricochet

    Ricochet I Bleed Orange

    Nov 13, 2009
    Monkey Island
    Congrats, very cool!
     
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