“The Ford Motor Company had created a color called ‘Daisy Pink’ especially for his aunt. She was famous in her own right and had the paint sent to Fender”: Meet 9 of Fender’s most elusive offset guitars

1964 Fender Jaguar CUSTOM ‘DAISY’ PiNK
(Image credit: Future)

Here is a little something for the electric guitar enthusiast whose impulse to empty the kids’ college fund is triggered by the sight of a vintage offset guitar – and for those of us who look at Fender Japan and wish we got all the same cool models in other territories, too.

Yes, we’re talking offsets, with nine super-rare models to take a closer look at. Three were shown to Guitarist by Japanese offset specialists Gas Station Guitars, who spoke to us for our feature on how the Japanese Fender offset conquered the world.

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Jamie Dickson

Jamie Dickson is Editor-in-Chief of Guitarist magazine, Britain's best-selling and longest-running monthly for guitar players. He started his career at the Daily Telegraph in London, where his first assignment was interviewing blue-eyed soul legend Robert Palmer, going on to become a full-time author on music, writing for benchmark references such as 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die and Dorling Kindersley's How To Play Guitar Step By Step. He joined Guitarist in 2011 and since then it has been his privilege to interview everyone from B.B. King to St. Vincent for Guitarist's readers, while sharing insights into scores of historic guitars, from Rory Gallagher's '61 Strat to the first Martin D-28 ever made.

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