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Fender Mustang

Dual pickup solid body electric

The Fender Mustang first went on sale in 1964, and has been a feature of the Fender line for most of the last half century. Maybe not as well known as the Stratocaster or Telecaster, but still the instrument that millions of 60s and 70s student guitarists learned to play on.

Part of a series of student solid bodies, Fender initially described it as meeting 'the demand for a low-priced guitar with tremolo', and like the single pickup Muscimaster and non-tremolo DuoSonic, it was available with a regular (24") or 3/4 (22") scale neck - 'for adults or young musicians with small hands'. 24" is still on the shorter side of 'regular', but this makes for a very easy playing guitar that has won it many fans amongst more accomplished guitarists too.

1965 Fender Mustang Image Heritage auctions

The following description is taken from the 1969 Fender lovin' care catalogue

Fender's popular Mustang meets today's growing demand for a fine low-priced guitar with tremolo. The Mustang may be classed as either a ¾ or regular size guitar since it is available with either 22 ½ or 24 inch neck. Two adjustable high-fidelity pickups are standard on each guitar with three-position switch forward on each. The middle position turns the pickups off and tone changes are made on either side of the off position. Eight different tone selections are available, plus the normal tone and volume controls.

Both the 22 ½ and 24 inch necks are reinforced with an adjustable truss-rod which maintains perfect neck alignment. The bridge channel features Fender's new individual barrel-type bridges for each string. Each bridge varies in size to conform to the fingerboard curve and is adjustable for length. String height may be adjusted by lowering or raising the bridge channel at either end. The new patented Fender easy-action Dynamic Tremolo working in conjunction with the Floating Bridge has extremely smooth action, returning to tuned pitch without variance.

All chrome parts are case hardened and heavily plated to retain their beauty after long use. Available in re, white or blue finishes. Left-hand models available by special order.

1965 Fender Competition Mustang Image Heritage auctions

Vintage Fender Mustang advertising

Electric guitar advertisements originally published from 1968 onwards. Click on the images for larger copies. Check out other vintage Fender advertisements

Fender Mustang - Pick A Winner

Fender Mustang - Pick A Winner (1968)
...From Fender's famous Telecaster Trio. (left) Fender 6 String Solid Body TELECASTERS are now available with the popular Bigsby Tremolo Unit. Adjustable pickup and adjustable dual bridge highlight...
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Fender Mustang - The Worlds Favourite Space Machine

Fender Mustang - The Worlds Favourite Space Machine (1973)
Space, like music, is an endless frontier. To conquer either requires creative talent, dedication and the finest equipment. Our Research and Development team is dedicated to creating the finest gui...
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Fender Mustang - You get there faster on a Fender (Fender Mustang)

Fender Mustang - You get there faster on a Fender (Fender Mustang) (1974)
Colourful 70s illustrated advert for the Fender Mustang guitar and Pro Reverb amplifier
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Fender Mustang for sale

1967 Fender Mustang Olympic White Electric Guitar

SUGAR LAND, TEXAS, 77479, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$1999

Description Stock#: M207 Manufacture: Fender Model: Mustang Condition: 75% Age: 1967 Current Production Retail: N / A Description: This is a great vintage Fender Mustang that is all original and in very nice shape. This particular guitar doesn't appear to have any paint work done to it and works very nicely. There is a nice golden patina to it as the original finish has been fading from years of constant playing. True closet classic that will blow you away. The item is in stock and ready for ... more

VINTAGE 1970's USA FENDER MUSTANG GUITAR HANG INSPECTION TAG NATURAL 1978 1979

PLANO, TEXAS, 75025, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

C $92

ORIGINAL 1978 FENDER, NORMAL LIGHT VINTAGE WEAR, NICE CONDITION. ADD VALUE TO YOUR 1970's FENDER NATURAL FINISH MUSTANG GUITAR GETTING HARDER TO FIND, THANKS FOR LOOKING!... more

Two Vintage 60's FENDER Switches for MUSTANG or DUOSONIC guitars

MIAMI, FLORIDA, 33143, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$39

This listing is for 2 original vintage 60's switches for Fender Mustang or DuoSonic guitars. They came off of a 1966-67 Mustang. These switches will work, but you should expect to spray them with CRC, as they are very old. 7 % sales tax will be added to all items shipped inside the state of Florida. I will ship most of my items to many countries other than USA, but I ask that all buyers contact me before making a purchase. Foreign buyers are responsible for all of their taxes and customs duties.... more

1972 Fender Mustang Bass Pearloid Pickguard '73 74 74 75 76 77 78 Pearl USA

PORTLAND, OREGON, 97218, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$89

1970's upper thumbrest Fender USA Mustang Pearloid PickguardRare 70's fender mustang bass pickguard . This old reissue will fit your vintage fender bass Pearloid has changed color and is period correct darker then back Period correct hole pattern for 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 and 80All holes should line up nice or you might have to go on at anglethis guard has not shrunkPatina can be slightly different then pictures Please check out the cool pictures... more

original 1967 Fender Mustang BLUE factory nitro refinish done in '67

CARBONDALE, ILLINOIS, 62901, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$1890

Add Me to Your Favorite Sellers Olivia's Vintage would like to present this original 1967 Fender Mustang in a Blue factory refinish that was likely done in '67 as it is a nitrocellulose finish. It has the factory 4 digit stamp and color stamp indicating the factory refinish. It has a very nice straight neck with great frets. It's all original with the exception of the tremolo arm which is an arm from a '69 Stratocaster with the threads portion cut off and an aged reissue tip. It is also 100% ... more

1969 Fender Mustang Competition Blue (Burgundy) electric guitar

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, 90042, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$2000

This beautiful and highly collectible American-made guitar speaks for itself. The color, matching painted headstock, and racing stripes are to die for IMO. Please see the photos regarding its condition. It is a vintage instrument with many cosmetic flaws or enhancements, depending on one's aesthetic tastes. In particular please note places where paint has worn off on the body. The pickups are nonoriginal but, I am told, were voiced by Fender to sound like the original Mustang pickups and in any ... more

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