This model features a distinctively classic '50s-era combination of a Desert Sand gloss nitrocellulose lacquer finish with gold hardware and a gold anodized aluminum pickguard. Other premium features include an alder body, maple neck with soft V-profile, gloss nitrocellulose lacquer finish, maple fingerboard with 9.5" radius and 21 medium jumbo frets, three American Vintage Strat® single-coil pickups with five-way switching and aged white control knobs.