John Frusciante’s 1964 Fender Jaguar (Sunburst)

John purchased this guitar on February 26, 1997, at Guitars R US store in Hollywood, together with a Gibson L-0 acoustic.

Original receipt from Guitars R US. Credit:

The only time that John was seen playing the guitar was during the Nuttstalk tour, in mid 1997. It is assumed that he sold the guitar before Christmas that year, since he is quoted saying that he bough himself another red Jaguar that year, as a Christmas present – having no other guitar at the time (more on this here).

John playing the sunburst Fender Jaguar, May 1, 1997. Photo originally posted on Imgur – see 1997-05-01 Mississippi Nights, St. Louis, MO. Credit uknown.


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