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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.

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 or regular size guitar since it is available with either 22 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 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.

Vintage advertisements for the Fender Mustang

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 highli...

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...

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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2004-05 MIJ Fender Mustang Bass

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Fender Pawn Shop Mustang Bass with gigbag

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Fender 1965 Rosewood Mustang Neck

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Fender Mustang Floor Multi Effects Pedal.

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1965 Fender Mustang Body Professionally Refinished Daphne Blue

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FENDER MUSTANG FLOOR MULTI EFFECTS GUITAR PEDAL MUSTANG III TECHNOLOGY

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1960'S FENDER MUSTANG ELECTRIC GUITAR TREMOLO ARM

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1966 Fender Mustang guitar

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UK ebay listings

Fender Squier Mustang Neck With Tuning Pegs Machine Heads

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Fender Mustang Special Pawnshop Series Lake Placid Blue

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Genuine Fender Mustang Bridge - Jazzmaster

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Mustang Guitar Fender korean Decota Red

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Gibson Epiphone Custom, LINE 6 Spider Cab, Fender Mustang V HEAD

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Fender Mustang V2 and Fender Cab with 4x12 Speakers

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Fender Squier Mustang Tailpiece Tremolo With Arm Bar

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FENDER SUNN MUSTANG STRATOCASTER ELECTRIC GUITAR – WITH HARD CASE

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German ebay listings

1964 FENDER DUO SONIC II VINTAGE PRE CBS L SERIAL (NOT MUSTANG OR MUSICMASTER)

Current price: €1914.78
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1972 Fender Mustang - 3-tone Sunburst

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1976 Fender Mustang. Sunburst. Real Vintage. Tone Monster. Made in USA.

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1976 FENDER MUSTANG USA

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Fender Musicmaster ( Typ Fender Mustang) Baujahr 1972 in super Zustand!

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Fender MUSTANG 65 Reissue Weiß (Creme) Japan

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