One of the most popular instruments in history, the Fender Stratocaster guitar is the most imitated electric guitar ever. 1957 was a landmark year for the instrument - it had evolved from its early in... Click To Read More About This Product
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One of the most popular instruments in history, the Fender Stratocaster guitar is the most imitated electric guitar ever. 1957 was a landmark year for the instrument - it had evolved from its early incarnations into an archetype - and it was the high point of the maple-neck era. Features include an alder body (ash on White Blonde model), 57/62 pickups, three-way switching (five-way switch kit included), beveled pickup magnets, ashtray bridge cover and single-ply pickguard. Includes case.
Body Shape: Stratocaster
Body Finish: Nitrocellulose Lacquer
Neck Shape: "V" Shape
Number of Frets: 21
Fret Size: Vintage Style Frets
Position Inlays: Black Dot
Fretboard Radius: 7.25" (18.41 cm)
Neck Material: Maple
Neck Finish: Nitrocellulose Lacquer
Nut Width: 1.650 (42 mm)
Scale Length: 25.5" (64.8 cm)
Neck Plate: Vintage Style 4 Bolt
Truss Rod Nut: Original Vintage Style
Pickup Configuration: S/S/S
Bridge Pickup: American Vintage Strat Single-Coil Pickup
Middle Pickup: American Vintage Strat Single-Coil Pickup
Neck Pickup: American Vintage Strat Single-Coil Pickup
Pickup Switching: 3-Position Blade: Position 1. Bridge Pickup, Position 2. Middle Pickup, Position 3. Neck Pickup
Special Electronics: 5-Way Switch Upgrade (Included in Kit)
Bridge: American Vintage Synchronized Tremolo
Bridge Cover/Tailpiece: Includes Chrome Bridge Cover
Strings: Fender USA Super 250R, NPS, (.010-.046 Gauges)
Additional Comments: The introduction of the new American Vintage Series marks the return to original specifications with smooth rounded body radii, distinctive original neck shapes, headstock shape, dot positioning, aged plastic parts and new pickups with hand beveled magnets that replicate all of the physical and tonal aspects of the originals.
Unique Features: "V" Shape Maple Neck, Vintage Styling, Synthetic Bone Nut