(1961) Fender Stratocaster – ALL ORIGINAL! Serial: 61265 Just like all Fender Stratocasters made before the 1965 CBS buyout, the 1961 is an extremely collectable and sought-after instrument. The 1961 Strat was not radically different from those of ’59 and ’60. The neck profile did thicken somewhat, though was not as thick as pre-1958. Other … Continue reading FEATURE INSTRUMENT: (1961) Fender Stratocaster – ALL ORIGINAL!