The two-piece ash body features a side seam and a flash-coat lacquer finish in the guitar's original two-color sunburst. The one-piece maple neck has a comfortable 1954 profile and is date-stamped just below the truss rod adjustment nut, topped by a 7.25"-radius fingerboard with rolled edges and 21 vintage frets. Three new 1954 single-coil Stratocaster pickups deliver a singing original-era voice, with five-way switching complemented by an included optional three-way switch for original wiring.

In addition to the standard owner's manual and hang tags, the American Vintage '54 Stratocaster® will include authentic 1954 reproductions of the following items:

  • Black leather strap
  • Polish cloth
  • Cable
  • Original Stratocaster instruction sheet
  • Original dealer letter and Stratocaster print advertisement
  • "In the Spotlight" hang-tag
  • Vintage Strat® Trem cover (ash-tray)
  • Vintage CRL 3-way switch with wiring diagrams
  • (2) Extra Trem springs
  • Certificate of authenticity
  • Lacquer care cards