Fender . Your purchases help youth music programs get the gear they need to make music. Note the bridge, with cover. I am not a dealer or really even a collector, just a guy that likes old stuff. On Sep-30-20 at 23:48:10 PDT, seller added the following information: After taking strings and pickguard off, looking at pickups it looks like perhaps the pickups or one at least may not original. Overall in good cosmetic condition as seen in photos Top Rated Seller Top Rated Seller. Controls were simple, but the guitar was well-built effective instrument. Please check the fields highlighted in red. There seems to be a problem serving the request at this time, {"modules":["unloadOptimization","bandwidthDetection"],"unloadOptimization":{"browsers":{"Firefox":true,"Chrome":true}},"bandwidthDetection":{"url":"https://ir.ebaystatic.com/cr/v/c1/thirtysevens.jpg","maxViews":4,"imgSize":37,"expiry":300000,"timeout":250}}. Don't mistake the Duo-Sonic for the Duo-Sonic II -- the II is bigger, featuring a 24-inch scale length. The guitar featured a 22.5-inch short scale rosewood neck which was introduced in 1959 on this particular model, two single-coil pickups, a fixed bridge, and a white pickguard. 1962 Fender Duo Sonic Pre-CBS Vintage Guitar Short Scale Slab Board w/ohc. It is the original body snd neck, pickups and pickguard. Great amp. It's the ideal companion for adventurous players who aren't afraid to buck the norm and shatter expectations. Sales manager Don Randall chose the name because he thought it “sounded kind of cute” and fit with the existing master-model monikers (i.e. Hardware & Components. Vintage 1960s 1963 Pre CBS Fender Duo Sonic Pickgaurd. The Mustang is heavily based on two earlier student models from 1956; the single pickup Fender Musicmaster and dual-pickup Fender Duo-Sonic. Something went wrong. Fender offered a reissue Duo-Sonic from 1994 to 1998 that came in Black, Arctic White and Torino Red finishes. $2,800. View cart for details. The aim of an inexpensive, but high quality student model was always to instill a level of brand loyalty. From Japan. 1960 Fender Duo-Sonic Vintage Guitar. It was in the hands of a kid at school who had brought it over from the states with him. In 1993 Fender released a Mexican-made reissue Duo-Sonic in a 22.7" scale. Pickguards were aluminum, … Too easily dismissed as a toy or three-quarter-sized “kid’s guitar,” Fender’s mid-1950s Duo-Sonic was something of a stealth model, taken up by scads of groundbreaking artists for decades as a “best buy” among pricier vintage Fenders. The Duo Sonic is a short scale guitar making it perfect for players with smaller frames and simplicity is the aim of the game with these guitars. CAD The Duo-Sonic was updated in 1964/65 to match the newly introduced Mustang and aside from the Mustang's "Dynamic Vibrato" bridge, the 2 models are very similar. Now, Fender has taken the Player Series to the next level with the introduction of three classic offset models – the Player Duo-Sonic, Player Mustang and Player Mustang Bass – crafted to meet the needs of today’s artists with both value and vibe. Tested and functional. Launched in 1956 as a student model guitar. It was my first experience of a real Fender. Used (normal wear), 60 watt 1x12 all tube. 1960 Fender Duo-Sonic SKU: FEE1084 $3,495.00 1960 Fender Duo-Sonic, Desert Sand finish, Beautiful Dark Rosewood Slab Board with Clay dots, Spaghetti logo, Two pickups, Single line Kluson tuners, Light weight, Low action, Bridge cover, VG++, OHSC, $3,495 A 1964 Fender Duo Sonic anyone? Production began in April on the single-pickup Musicmaster. 45 watchers. The Fender Duo Sonic is one of those rare gems in the Fender offset family that has been around since the mid 50's and has been in and out of production since. I really like the 24" scale on these, and would prefer either of them over any type of Squier. The Duo-Sonic, released in 1956, is notable for its small body and short scale length, and sports two pickups, unlike the single-pickup Musicmaster. As with any Fender product, the Duo Sonic is built using high quality components. Stringmaster, Bandmaster). The guitar was significantly redesigned in 1964 as the Duo-Sonic II, gaining a new body style, totally new hardware (largely in line with the Fender Mustang), and a 24" scale neck.The original three quarter size neck was still optionally available. Before we get to our Fender Duo-Sonic Electric Guitar review, I have to just mention that this was actually the first Fender guitar I came across. Today's Duo-Sonic players would be tomorrows Stratocasterplay… The guitar is also notable for the shorter scale neck, designed to make it more suitable for younger guitarists. C $3,346.97. Not original paint or tuners or bridge. Fender Player Duo-Sonic Maple Fingerboard Tidepool 0144012513. The finish on Jimi’s guitar is something that’s less clear, as it looks as though it’s lighter tha… $700 obo or interesting trades . Your purchases also help protect forests, including trees traditionally used to make instruments. $400. 1957 Fender Duo-Sonic, Desert sand, Gold anodized pick guard, Maple neck, Great sounding original pickups, Lively instrument, VG++, OHSC, SOLD Juicebox Error: Config file not found. A Squier Affinity series Duo-Sonic model was introduced in 1998 and lasted for one year. Along with the Musicmaster and the Duo-Sonic II, the Fender Duo-Sonic electric guitar was released as one of the brand's first student-level guitars. Don't mistake the Duo-Sonic for the Duo-Sonic II -- the II is bigger, featuring a 24-inch scale length. This luscious Firemist Gold is about as bold as it gets for the Mustang, while the Duo-Sonic’s green and blue options keep things cool and tasteful for those who find the sweetness of the Desert Sand finish – complete with gold aluminium pickguard – a little cloying. Pre-Owned. Came off a 1963 Fender Duo Sonic Electric Guitar. If you do not see your specific model of Fender® Duo-Sonic® listed here, or would like additional modifications not available online, speak with one of our master craftsman directly via email at custompickguards@pickguards.com, or via phone at 800.449.9348 ext#826. Based on your location, we've changed your settings: Shipping Region: Hey! Condition is Used. My first post is dedicated to a 1964 Fender Duo-Sonic. The Fender Duo-Sonic II, only produced for four years in the mid-to-late '60s, was the dual-pickup counterpart of the Fender Musicmaster, which were both some of Fender's first student-specific guitars. While Jimi Hendrix played a Duo-Sonic early in his career, it was Nirvana's Kurt Cobain that sparked the huge interest in Fender student models when he thrashed his way through a bunch of vintage Mustangs in the early 90s. From United States +C $225.28 shipping. Pre-Owned. Welcome to the True Vintage Guitar Blog. Fender literally wrote the book on electric basses, laying the foundation for musical innovation and evolution. This was actually Anodized aluminum, giving the guitar a quite distinct appearance. Make an offer! Much like the Mustang, the Fender Duo-Sonic has always been one hell of an eye-catcher - particularly for fans of alternative and more underground noise or those looking for smaller body and more comfortable fit. Currency: Early examples differed in several ways, including having slightly thicker bodies made of ash, and some have areas that were hand-chiseled to fix mistakes in the initial tooling. I'm looking for something as close to a vintage strat sound as possible. The Fender Mustang was released in August 1964. By clicking Subscribe, I agree to the processing of my data in order to receive emails. Buy It Now. http://www.eddievegas.com/store/details/1960-Orig-Duo-Sonic-Fender-My-Own-Personal-Tone-Rocket.php The Fender Duo-Sonic was launched in 1956 as a dual pickup student model with a 22 1/2" scale neck as standard. These earlier student models had a 22.5 inch (or 3/4) scale and 21-frets. Canada, Learn More. Fender Duo Sonic Pau Ferro Fingerboard Daphne Blue Electric Guitar - MIM - DEMO The body shape is very idiosyncratic, with an offset waist which is slightly reminiscent of the Mustang series but is unique to the Duo Sonic. Oops, looks like you forgot something. 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