How Much Does a Refinish lower Vintage Guitar Value

by Vlady
(NY)

Hi!
Please, could you tell me cca how much is worth original finish on a fender stratocaster from 1955-1963?
You know, how much lost the guitar from price, when is refinished?
Many thanks!
Vlady

ANSWER

Hi, Vlady--

Collectors are looking for original condition guitars, which is what Blue Book prices are based on.

Refinishing is THE major factor and will lower the value by 50% or more from BLue Book prices.

Lynne

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