I read someplace the other day that Jeff's Esquire already had the forearm bevel when he got it. Is that the one he bought from one of the Walker Brothers? This from Wikipedia....and if it's on the interwebnet, it's gotta be true, right? "During this period, The Walker Brothers played some performances with The Yardbirds; John eventually sold guitarist Jeff Beck the 1954 Fender Esquire used on many of the Yardbirds' most famous recordings from Spring 1965 to early 1966. Walker had modified the guitar, carving a Stratocaster-type contour in the picking arm area. John Walker wrote in his autobiographical The Walker Brothers: No Regrets - Our Story:"