Pre '75 SE-500 Greco Stratocaster Electric Guitar Matsumoku Era - Made in Japan

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Pre '75 SE-500 Greco Stratocaster Electric Guitar Matsumoku Era - Made in Japan

This sale is for a pre 1975 greco Stratocaster. It features the "Gneco" logo. This unit was built when Greco were producing at the Matsumoku plant in Japan. At that time they did not use serial numbers, so this unit would be a pre 1975 model with a clear nitrocellulose finish. The body and neck are made from maple. 


  • This is a used guitar. 

  • Physically this unit is in good condition. It shows some general wear from use and age. The wear includes some missing some missing lacquer on the neck and fret board. They nitrocellulose finished looks like it could have been a clear coat which has yellowed. It also shows some small cracks in the finish, nicks and scuffs. The backplate is missing. 

  • This guitar has been tested. It is fully functional, the intonation has been checked. The frets are worn, they are a medium height. There is some pitting across the lower frets. The action is low. The frets will most likely need to be re-crowned, or re-fretted in the future. Overall this is still a nice piece for a 47+ year old guitar. It still sounds good and is playing well. 

  • This Greco has had a minor service. This included:

    • Cleaning the neck, buffed and polished frets.

    • Pickup height adjusted.

    • String height adjusted.

    • Graphite has been added to nut. 

    • switches and pots were cleaned. 

    • Brand new D'addario regular light gauge 10-49 strings have been installed.

  • For safety during shipping, tension will be taken off the neck. The guitar will need to be tuned on arrival. 

  • Please note that although we have tested the intonation and set up the guitar here, due to the nature of guitars as well as the shipping and handling process there is a chance you will need to set up the guitar again. The set up may need to be modified to suit your personal preferences. 

  • Guitars picked up from our West Gosford store will set up ready to play!

If you are in a remote area you may incur extra fees. 

International import tax, duty, vat, custom fees or any other charges are not covered by us, nor included in the shipping fees. These are the responsibility of the buyer. 

Return Policy:

We do not accept returns for incorrect purchase or change of mind. 

Returns will only be accepted for manufacture defects / faulty items. Please contact us if you have any problems with your purchase and we will strive to work it out with you.

The Lofi Music Team have been providing professional audio solutions, restoration and repairs in the Sydney and Central Coast area for over ten years. Please see our very positive feedback and do not hesitate to contact us with any questions about this item or any other awesome synths you find in our store!

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