Jimi Hendrix' "Woodstock" ('68 Fender Stratocaster). Paul Allen bought this at auction for 1.3 million.

Jimi Hendrix' "Woodstock" ('68 Fender Stratocaster). Paul Allen bought this at auction for 1.3 million.

Vintage '1961 Fender Stratocaster ~ This is Rory Gallagher's famous battered Sunburst Strat! Cool!

Vintage '1961 Fender Stratocaster ~ This is Rory Gallagher's famous battered Sunburst Strat! Cool!

“Jimbo” The 1951 Fender Broadcaster was a hand-me-down from Jimmie to Stevie in the late 1960’s. Presumably it was Jimmie who carved “Jimbo” on the back of the guitar. He also had a porcelain door knob on the guitar for a while. Stevie took it to shop class at school and sanded all the finish off. It is apparently this guitar that can be heard on the earliest known recording of Stevie, playing at the End of Cole Avenue club in Dallas in 1969. Stevie traded it for an Epiphone Riviera,

“Jimbo” The 1951 Fender Broadcaster was a hand-me-down from Jimmie to Stevie in the late 1960’s. Presumably it was Jimmie who carved “Jimbo” on the back of the guitar. He also had a porcelain door knob on the guitar for a while. Stevie took it to shop class at school and sanded all the finish off. It is apparently this guitar that can be heard on the earliest known recording of Stevie, playing at the End of Cole Avenue club in Dallas in 1969. Stevie traded it for an Epiphone Riviera,

Jeff Becks fabulously beaten up Fender Esquire, of Yardbirds fame. Abused with loving precision..

Jeff Becks fabulously beaten up Fender Esquire, of Yardbirds fame. Abused with loving precision..

Fender Custom Shop Telemaster. This is probably one of the most creative ideas in a long time. Fender has only officially made these for big vendors like Make n Music, but the design has caught on with custom builders as well. Why hasn't fender officially introduced this via their "pawnshop" or "road worn" series? they are really missing the boat on a high demand item.

Fender Custom Shop Telemaster. This is probably one of the most creative ideas in a long time. Fender has only officially made these for big vendors like Make n Music, but the design has caught on with custom builders as well. Why hasn't fender officially introduced this via their "pawnshop" or "road worn" series? they are really missing the boat on a high demand item.

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