I'm not an offset expert, but you should really look at the Squier J Mascis. Not exactly 'period' correct, but a lot of the 'faults' are corrected (for want of a better word)
I got one, then went straight out and got another. Great guitar.
"Amps should have an on/off switch and a f***king volume and tone. If you get a really fancy one, it should have reverb on/off..."