Stevie Ray Vaughan’s Guitar called “Number One” Number One “Number One”- Also called “First Wife,” a 1959 Strat body.
Fender SRV Demo Guitar Number One ( Also known as the first woman Vaughan) was a Fender Stratocaster used by Vaughan 62/63 for most of his career; it was “rebuilt many times that the custom Chevy.” Vaughan always said it was a 1959 model, since that date was written on the back of pick-up; Rene Martinez, who kept the guitar since 1980, saw the year 1963 stamped in the body and in 1962 the neck.The guitar was given to him by the owner of Heart of Texas Ray Henning music store Austin, Texas, in 1973, it was his main companion and efficient instrument. Vaughan used the guitar on his five studio albums and the family style.
The br Lure distinctive cigarette on the head from a incident when Vaughan left a lit cigarette hidden under the sixth string too long while playing. “Number One” was a relief neck .012 “the 7th and 9th frets, and stabilized by the rest of the key. The key radius when new was 7.25 inches as all key pre CBS Fenders curve but the fender srv custom shop tribute #1 strat guitar SRV finished after many refrets pon and lacing of the key 10 “and used Dunlop 6100 fretwire. string height was measured at 5/64 “on the chain not high E and 7/64” on the low E string. Each chain did three full wind for the best angle to the bone nut.
The original handle has a fairly thick D-shaped profile. It was not as sometimes stated width “D” letter nut.The the width of the nut was engraved on the end of the handle on Fender guitars March 1962. He was a key curved rosewood was refretted so often that after a while, he could not be refretted. Martinez was replaced by the neck “Red” (see below), an event often said to predict the death of Vaughan. This pass was destroyed when a piece of stage rigging fell on her. After the death of Vaughan, the original neck was reinstalled on Number One, and both are now in the possession of Jimmie Vaughan.