The way I see it is this: « the energy that comes from that guitar » is the inspiration you get from playing your idol’s guitar. It’s in your head, but in this case the guitar is what makes you unleash it.I get that, and nothing wrong with that. If you had the money, and wanted to buy it, that's your thing.
If you own it and want to sell it, and can find a buyer for 7-10 million, good on ya. Just don't try to jive me with "the energy that comes from this guitar" BS.
Also I didn't see in the video that the guitar is for sale as per the topic of this thread but maybe? What struck me in the video were the Kluson looking tuners. If this were F series I would expect F tuners? But in 1965 there were all sorts of transitional features so I don't know.
The guitar actualy is for sale, it is mentioned in the video at 8:10, when it is said that it will probably go to private collection.
In this comment he also says that the guitar was thoroughly examined by Fender master builders.
I for sure am no expert in vintage guitars, but it seems to me if something was not correct like you wonder, they would have probably noticed that already... I dont know, just thinking out loud. This guitar was also displayed in lots of museums for everyone to see.
Also if this guitar is not Jimi's guitar, then someone else has the original one and he probably knows that 100%. I would expect that person then to claim that he has the original guitar.
Just my 2 cents.
For the people saying meh, this is just an old Strat, I have to wonder . . . have you lost touch with the joy and excitement that presumably led you to play guitar in the first place? (all those years ago, for a good portion of posters on this forum).
I find it difficult to understand how anyone who retains any kind of love for electric guitar and the magic of making/playing music wouldn't feel even a frisson of excitement for an opportunity to handle or play an instrument of such provenance.
Even more ironic given all the the extended discussions on the TDPRI about "mojo" and the merits of vintage instruments.
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