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FENDER | DUO-SONIC | TECHNICAL INFORMATION | 1969 PARTS LIST

Fender Duo-Sonic replacement parts list, 1969

List of constituent parts with part numbers and description

This 1969 Fender Duo-Sonic parts list is just that: a typed list of parts, with part numbers. The previous year, Fender produced a much more extensive Duo-Sonic service manual, with parts list, but also diagrams of the parts and their assembly, and a simplified circuit schematic. The Duo-Sonic was all but defunct by the time this sheet was printed. It is dated 1st June 1969; the final price list inclusion of the model was in May 1969.


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1964 Fender DUO-SONIC II Blue with 66 body CLAY DOTS + L-PLATE + 64 pickups

1964 Fender DUO-SONIC II Blue with '66 body CLAY DOTS + L-PLATE + '64 pickups

Carbondale, Illinois, 629**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$3390


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Olivia's Vintage would like to present this 1964 Fender Duo-Sonic II. The body is from 1966, but everything else dates to 1964 with the exception of one switch. The original Red '64 body was replaced with this original Blue '66 body. In the routes for the pickups and switches a small portion of the treble side route walls have been slightly widened to make room for the original 1964 pickguard assembly. It has a great playing neck with great frets and clay ... more
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1959 Fender Duo Sonic Vintage Pre-CBS Electric Guitar Desert Sand w /  Case

1959 Fender Duo Sonic Vintage Pre-CBS Electric Guitar Desert Sand w / Case

Seattle, Washington, 981**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$5200

Up for sale, a 1959 Fender Duo Sonic in 100% original, collector-grade condition and in perfect working order, complete with the original "knucklebuster" hardshell case and bridge cover. The guitar has a smooth, lively natural acoustic tone, qualities which translate well via the original pair of black bobbin alnico magnet single coil pickups. These pickups are essentially wound identically to a '59 Strat pickup, with the only difference being the flat pole piece design. Both pickups have ... more
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Vintage 1966 Fender Duo-Sonic II Electric Guitar, Original Daphne Blue Finish!

Vintage 1966 Fender Duo-Sonic II Electric Guitar, Original Daphne Blue Finish!

Pensacola, Florida, 325**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$3500

Vintage 1966 Fender Duo-Sonic II Electric Guitar, Original Daphne Blue Finish, Stainless Steel Refret, New Bone Nut, Otherwise All-Original!
Tested and 100% functional! We ask you to look at our pictures and invite you to contact us with any additional questions
This stunning 1966 Fender Duo-Sonic II Electric Guitar with Original Daphne Blue Finish is in excellent cosmetic shape with lighter wear one would expect with a vintage instrument! Unbelievably clean for its age! This time capsule... more
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Vintage 1964 Fender Duo Sonic II Red w /  Vintage Hardshell Case

Vintage 1964 Fender Duo Sonic II Red w / Vintage Hardshell Case

New York, 100**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$2699

Vintage original PRE-CBS 1964 Fender Duo Sonic II
Features a killer neck with rosewood fretboard and clay dots. Scale length is 22 5 " . Neck plays great
Neck date is 9 OCT 64. Pots are also dated '64
Guitar is all original with the exception of newer USA Fender Repro pickups. They sound killer. Guitar has a real nice vintage, warm tone
Comes with a good vintage hardshell case, too
Guitar is exactly as pictured.
Buyer pays $125 shipping in the USA, $150 to Hawaii... more
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all original 1964 pre-CBS Fender Duo-Sonic II RED

all original 1964 pre-CBS Fender Duo-Sonic II RED

Carbondale, Illinois, 629**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$3190


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Olivia's Vintage would like to present this 1964 pre-CBS Fender Duo-Sonic II in its original RED finish. It has a great playing neck with good frets. The neck pocket has a factory "64" stamped into the body. It's all original and 100% complete along with its original hardshell case along with the original key. One small corner of the pickguard cracked off, but is included. This Duo-Sonic looks great with nicks + dings, finish checking and other cosmetic ... more
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1957 Fender Duo Sonic very cool Desert Sand w / a Goldgard & figured maple neck.

1957 Fender Duo Sonic very cool Desert Sand w / a Gold'gard & figured maple neck.

Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 333**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$6495

This is one of the coolest small guitars that??s an all original Duo Sonic from April 1957. Its original opaque Desert Sand finish is in nice shape over a lightweight alder body. Its Maple Neck is super comfy & very flamey. Its original Gold Anodized pickgard is worn as she??s been played most of her life w / a very cool patina. Its original pickups are super potent & she??s got original pots dated to 1957. It seems to have slight overspray on its headstock retaining its original logo. ... more
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1965 fender duo sonic guitar

1965 fender duo sonic guitar

Waynetown, Indiana, 479**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$2200

Original 1965 Fender Duo Sonic with original hard shell case. Purchased from Arthur??s music store in Indianapolis .Plays fantastic and sounds awesome. Low action and fast neck.... more
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1963 Fender Duo Sonic Vintage Short Scale Guitar w /  Mahogany Body, 100% Original

1963 Fender Duo Sonic Vintage Short Scale Guitar w / Mahogany Body, 100% Original

Seattle, Washington, 981**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$6300

Up for sale, a 1963 Fender Duo Sonic in excellent, 100% original condition and in perfect working order, complete with the original hardshell case and bridge cover. A rare variant featuring a mahogany body and distinctive transparent Cherry gloss nitro lacquer finish, this Duo Sonic has a natural midrange warmth and growl that sets it apart
The guitar has a bold natural acoustic tone, qualities which translate well via the original pair of black bobbin alnico magnet single coil pickups. ... more
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Used Fender 1965 Duosonic II Electric Guitar with Hard Case

Used Fender 1965 Duosonic II Electric Guitar with Hard Case

Hudson Falls, New York, 128**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$2999

Up for sale is a used 1965 Fender Duo Sonic II. This guitar has recently been set up and plays great. There is cosmetic wear from normal use consistent with its age. The guitar will ship with a period appropriate hard case
Approximate Weight - 7lbs
Listing and template services provided by inkFrog
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fender duo sonic ii 1964 Kurt Cobain Inspired Seymour Duncan

fender duo sonic ii 1964 Kurt Cobain Inspired Seymour Duncan

Stanford, Kentucky, 404**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$2199

Plays great, sounds even better! Upgrades include - CTS pots and switchcraft switches, oil based capacitor, Seymour Duncan little 59, Seymour Duncan antiquity neck, Kluson tuners. Hardware is original.
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1956 Fender Duo Sonic Gold Guard Desert Sand

1956 Fender Duo Sonic Gold Guard Desert Sand

Seattle, Washington, 981**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$3779

Up for sale is a super cool vintage 1956 Fender Duo Sonic Gold Guard in Desert Sand. We love this era of the student gold guard instruments and this one is a lot of fun to play. It appears at some point in this guitars life the body was painted another color (Red?) and it looks as though the amateur refinish was sanded and removed to what we see now. This appears to be what's left of the original Desert Sand finish but its really tough to say for certain. The neck retains its original finish and... more
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1959 Fender Duo-Sonic Coodercaster Waterslide Sunburst Guitar

1959 Fender Duo-Sonic Coodercaster Waterslide Sunburst Guitar

Sunland, California, 910**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$2000

Up for your consideration is a Ry Cooder-inspired 1959 Fender Duo Sonic, that was put together by renown LA luthier Jon Wescott. The body, neck and tuners date to 1959, with the body having been refinished and routed for a Kahler bridge way back in the day. Jon expertly filled the hole and re-fretted the neck for better playability (headstock also showing signs of previously installed nut). The bridge, bridge screws and neckplate screws are vintage pieces from the 1960s. The pickguard, ... more
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Fender Duo Sonic 1959 & Original Case

Fender Duo Sonic 1959 & Original Case

Chesham, HP5***, UNITED KINGDOM

£15000

1959 FENDER DUO-SONIC
Including original case & bridge cover

A great way to own a Fender guitar from Leo's 'Golden Age' - without spending a fortune
This guitar is not a museum piece, it's been played and wants to be played more there's
TWO of Eric Johnson's favourite pickups on 62 year-old wood just waiting to be fired up!
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Fender 1965 Duo Sonic II Red Original Finish Guitar - ALL ORIGINAL PARTS

Fender 1965 Duo Sonic II Red Original Finish Guitar - ALL ORIGINAL PARTS

Hamburg, 20***, GERMANY

€3399

Here for sale is a Fender 1965 Duo Sonic Guitar in Red with the Original Finish. It has all the original parts. It is in excellent condition for the age with some nice real relic play wear. Finding an all original Fender Duo Sonic with all the original parts is becoming increasingly difficult. The guitar has had a professional fret levelling and plays beautifully every where on the guitar
HI RES PHOTOS, DEALS, DEMO VIDEOS & LANGUAGE TRANSLATOR & MORE AT GUITARSMITH ONLY
SALE WAS ... more
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Fender 1966 Duo Sonic II Copper Metallic Custom Guitar + Seymour Duncan Hotrail

Fender 1966 Duo Sonic II Copper Metallic Custom Guitar + Seymour Duncan Hotrail

Hamburg, 20***, GERMANY

€2599

Here for sale is a Fender 1966 Duo Sonic II Copper Metallic Guitarsmith Custom Guitar + Seymour Duncan Hotrail Pickup
SALE WAS ??2899 NOW ??2599!
FOR THE BEST PRICE GO DIRECT TO GUITAR-SMITH OR COLLECT IN PERSON. MORE HI RES PHOTOS, DEALS, DEMO VIDEOS, LANGUAGE TRANSLATOR, ART, MUSIC & COLLECTIBLES AT GUITAR-SMITH
This is an original Fender Duo Sonic II from 1966 which has been professionally refinished in gorgeous Copper Metallic. The neck date stamp is 16 March 66 B. The neck has ... more
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1958 FENDER DUO SONIC  /  MUSICMASTER CASE - made in USA

1958 FENDER DUO SONIC / MUSICMASTER CASE - made in USA

COLOGNE, GERMANY

€498

1958 FENDER DUO SONIC / MUSICMASTER CASE - made in USA :
* tan tolex, has a LOT of wear & stains
* leather ends are ripped
* red interior, bottom damper is missing=check pic 2
* middle latch is missing the hinge=check pic 3
Over 1000 more
GUITARS-BASSES-PARTS in our OTHER
AUCTIONS !!!!
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1958 Fender Duo Sonic Ahornhals - Made in USA

1958 Fender Duo Sonic Ahornhals - Made in USA

COLOGNE, GERMANY

£998

1958 FENDER DUO SONIC MAPLE NECK - made in USA :
* SHORT SCALE
* finish oversprayed
* frets are low
* neck date is gone
* noname tuners are included
* trussrod plug is protruding
* has 2 LOOOONG repaired cracks on back running up to the trussrod plug=check last 4 pics
* repair is ROCK SOLID
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1958 FENDER DUO SONIC MAPLE NECK USA

1958 FENDER DUO SONIC MAPLE NECK USA

COLOGNE, GERMANY

€1090

1958 FENDER DUO SONIC MAPLE NECK - made in USA :
* headstock oversprayed
* back and fingerboard refinished with poly
* taller frets are installed
* bushings & string tree are newer
PLENTY of PARTS for SALE
ATTENTION! OVER 1000 more
GUITARS-BASSES-AMPS-PARTS
in our OTHER AUCTIONS !!!
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1965 FENDER MUSICMASTER  /  DUO SONIC II BODY - made in USA

1965 FENDER MUSICMASTER / DUO SONIC II BODY - made in USA

COLOGNE, GERMANY

€550

1965 FENDER MUSICMASTER / DUO SONIC II BODY - made in USA :
* refinished in white, rough
* humbucker rout at bridge
ATTENTION! OVER 1000 more
GUITARS-BASSES-AMPS-PARTS
in our OTHER AUCTIONS !!!
CHECK OUR SHOP OUT -------------->>>>>-------------->>>>>
PLENTY of PARTS for SALE
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Vintage 1960s 1963 Pre CBS Fender Duo Sonic Pickgaurd

Vintage 1960s 1963 Pre CBS Fender Duo Sonic Pickgaurd

Montreal, Quebec, H4A***, CANADA

$125

Vintage 1960s 1963 Pre CBS Fender Duo Sonic Pickgaurd. Previous owner installed 2 switches as seen, also there was an extra screw that was made in the middle of it to hold it to the body more firmly. Made in USA. Came off a 1963 Fender Duo Sonic Electric Guitar. Tested and functional. Overall in good cosmetic condition as seen in photos
Will ship in 4 business days after payment received. Shipping will be 12 dollars flat rate across Canada and the continental United States. ... more
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1959 Hofner Committee

1959 Hofner CommitteeThe Hofner Committee was a truly beautiful guitar produced in Germany, primarily for the UK market. It was a large bodied (initially 17 1/2") guitar with a carved spruce top, available as an acoustic or electric guitar. By the early sixties the carved top was replaced with a laminate, and although still a very fine guitar, the earlier carved top examples, with frondose headstock (like the example shown here) are far more highly prized amongst musicians and vintage guitar collectors.

1965 Gretsch Chet Atkins Tennessean

1965 Gretsch Chet Atkins TennesseanThe Gretsch Chet Atkins Tennessean, or model 6119 was Gretsch's best selling hollow body of the 1960s. This wonderfully faded example from 1965 was originally Dark Cherry Red, but has turned a mid-orange brown. The original color, however, can be seen underneath the pickup surrounds. 1965 specs: maple body, two-piece neck, Brazilian rosewood fretboard and Hi-Lo 'Tron single coil pickups. Nickel plated Gretsch Bigsby tailpiece.

1965 Gretsch 'For the Spectacular Sound of the Times' guitar and amp catalog

1965 Gretsch catalogThe 1965 Gretsch catalog, or catalog #32, featured 10 hollow body electric guitars, including the newly launched Gretsch Viking; four solid body electrics, including the Astro Jet - making it's only catalog appearance; just one bass, the single pickup PX6070; nine acoustics and 12 tube amplifiers. Pride of place went to the Chet Atkins Country Gentleman that adorned both the front and back covers. 24 pages, six of which are in full color.

Guitar Repair: fixing fret buzz and sharp fret ends

Guitar Repair: fixing fret buzz and sharp fret endsLoose frets are especially problematic in certain old guitars, but are generally very easy to fix. You'll be amazed at the difference you can make with just a few tools, a bit of knowledge, and a little time. Fixing loose frets can eliminate fret buzz, remove sharp fret ends, and greatly improve the tone of any guitar. If your luthier bill will be greater than the value of your guitar, definitely time to have a go yourself!

1966 Hagstrom 'worlds fastest playing neck' catalog (Merson USA)

1966 Hagstrom guitar catalogHagstrom guitars were distributed in the mid-1960s United States by Merson of USA. This eight page 'worlds fastest playing neck' catalog, printed in two-colors contained six solid body electrics, three solid body basses, two electric acoustic guitars, two electric acoustic basses and five acoustics.

1965 Hofner President

1965 Hofner PresidentThe President was produced by Hofner in Bubenreuth, Germany, specifically for Selmer, who distributed the brand in the United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, and other commonwealth nations. The President was a hollow body electric acoustic, available as a full body or thinline, and with blonde or brunette finish. It was a great playing guitar that sold fairly well in the second half of the 1950s, throughout the 1960s, and into the very early 1970s. The example shown here is a full-body depth guitar in blonde - and as a 1965 guitar, one of the last to feature the rounded Venetian cutaway. From late 1965 until 1972, the President sported a sharp Florentine cut. Naturally, such an electric acoustic suggests jazz and blues, but many of the original British Hofner President players were part of the rock 'n roll, skiffle and beat scenes of the late 50s and early 60s.

1963 1964 Fender catalog

Fender 1963 catalogue"The Choice of Professional and Student Musicians Everywhere" This eight page catalogue was included as an insert in the 1963 annual "school music" issue of Downbeat magazine (September 1963). As well as keyboards and pedal steels, this catalog contains seven guitars, three basses and ten amplifiers - from student guitars such as the Musicmaster and Duotone to professional models like the new Jaguar.