Strat mid-1970s pickups

darkvoice

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I am looking at this mid-1970s (circa 1975) Fender Strat and pickups seem odd to me. Backs are different from what I've seen, I expected more of gray matte finish with stamped date.

I am leaning towards conclusion that these are not original period Fender pickups. What do you think? Thanks!

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bluesoul

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Not sure what they are but they don't look like mid 70's (not even close). 1975 should be grey back with a stamp and flat poles. Even the cloth wire is wrong.
 

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Not original.
Nor is any of the copper shielding, or the wiring.
That era used cersmic disc tone caps laid on the back of Tone-1

The original shielding was silver foil covering only the control cavity.
The saddles are correct for that era.
 

msalama

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Yup and Tele Deluxes had those same saddles too.
 

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Yes they are Seymour Duncan Antiquties. The first four digits are the year and month of make. Measure the DCR of all three at the switch and we can tell you the exact models.
 

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