NGD! One of the first American Standard Strats ever made!

Discussion in 'Stratocaster Discussion Forum' started by joeybsyc, Aug 10, 2013.

  1. s56strat

    s56strat New Member!

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    Wow. I feel almost related. I bought my black maple neck strat new in 87.
    Serial No. E348515. Within a hundred anyway.

    I have many stratocasters but this E3 has been through everything with me. Start to current. Easily the lightest strat I ever picked up anywhere. I have been searching for one this light for a long time ever since..... unsuccessfully. Not really an issue but this E3 is so feather light, it's just not common at all.

    I always wondered why it had a E3 serial number, but everything said 87 as far as the tags. Never researched it. Cool to know now. Great sound. The maple neck is something that I cannot explain. I always felt it had extra mojo and spank compared to my others excluding my CS nos56. They both are very comparable for me. My 2 best.

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  2. circles

    circles Resident Pinball Enthusiast

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    "Sir, we can beam it directly aboard."

    "Make it so."

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  3. Ruscio

    Ruscio Senior Stratmaster Gold Supporting Member Silver Member

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    What a remarkable find! Enjoy!
     
  4. omni43

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    If you ever want to sell it let me know.
     
  5. Yaralag

    Yaralag Senior Stratmaster

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    We should ask him if he still owns it. This thread was started in 2013!
     
  6. Strat-Slinger

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    I noticed that too lol... but, I wouldn't have known about the OP's website if this thread wasn't resurrected.. he has some super cool fiddles from his collection posted there... sometimes zombie threads yield good things :thumb:
     
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  7. Chief101

    Chief101 Senior Stratmaster

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    And this may have been one of the last American Standards made. The shop I ordered it from (in late September 2016) was told this was “the last” 3TSB Shawbucker Strat shipped out of the Fender warehouse. It was ordered and shipped after the Am. Pros were being shipped to market. IMG_1870.JPG
     
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    Count Glockula® Strat-O-Master

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  9. 4ndymoz

    4ndymoz Strat-Talker

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    Great Info on this thread. Here’s my E4 1987 7B1521A9-B69C-477E-9C1B-3422F883D6ED.png E6F1F170-DF2E-4C10-8922-88F02EFEC0D4.png B3ADADEB-24EC-4F2D-B215-102FD99F1465.png B3ADADEB-24EC-4F2D-B215-102FD99F1465.png F0A90417-2897-458D-818A-E0C8E6806BD7.png 5DA50321-D3B0-4F02-B00D-AF98ECFB28A1.png 3A76FABB-F763-4186-928D-1113A135C6AB.jpeg 498F8050-BB16-46F6-B8DF-86F1E7268002.png
     
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  10. vladimir

    vladimir New Member!

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    Love my Strat♥️helloooo from Slovakia FB_IMG_1617883016155.jpg IMG_20210408_154006.jpg IMG_20210408_152759.jpg IMG_20210408_153841.jpg IMG_20210408_152358.jpg IMG_20210408_152001.jpg IMG_20210408_154359.jpg IMG_20210408_151707.jpg IMG_20210408_151648.jpg IMG_20210408_151007.jpg
     
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  11. Wrighty

    Wrighty Most Honored Senior Member

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    Deleted, just noticed the original posting date! Still live that Strat though.
     
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