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Fender American Vintage II 1961 Stratocaster Electric Guitar Demo with Tim Stewart

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Exploring the American Vintage II 1961 Stratocaster | American Vintage II | Fender

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The Fender American Vintage II 1961 Stratocaster electric guitar celebrates the popularity and aesthetic evolution of the Stratocaster in the early ’60s, including bold finishes and a 3-ply pickguard accenting its signature curves. Featuring a premium alder body, a trio of Pure Vintage ’61 Stratocaster pickups and a medium C-shaped maple neck paired with a 7.25"-radius slab rosewood fingerboard, the American Vintage II 1961 Stratocaster reproduces the quintessential tone and feel of the original. Other appointments include a vintage-accurate synchronized tremolo with cold rolled steel block and bent steel saddles, single-line “Fender Deluxe” tuners and a bone nut. Comes with a vintage-style brown case with an orange interior.

The Fender American Vintage II series presents a remarkably accurate take on the revolutionary designs that altered the course of musical history. Built with period-accurate bodies, necks and hardware, premium finishes and meticulously voiced, year-specific pickups, each instrument captures the essence of authentic Fender craftsmanship and tone.

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  • Alder body with a gloss nitrocellulose lacquer finish
  • Bolt-on maple neck in a medium C-shaped profile
  • Slab rosewood fingerboard with 21 vintage tall frets and clay dot inlays
  • Trio of Pure Vintage ’61 single-coil Strat pickups
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Body
  • Body type: Double cutaway
  • Body wood: Alder
  • Body finish: Gloss nitrocellulose lacquer
Neck
  • Neck shape: C
  • Neck wood: Maple
  • Joint: Bolt-on
  • Scale length: 25.5"
  • Truss rod: Vintage-style butt adjust
  • Neck finish: Gloss nitrocellulose lacquer
Fingerboard
  • Material: Slab rosewood
  • Radius: 7.25"
  • Fret size: Vintage tall
  • Number of frets: 21
  • Inlays: Clay dot
  • Nut width/material: 1.65 in. (42 mm) bone
Electronics
  • Configuration: SSS
  • Neck: Proprietary single coil
  • Middle: Proprietary single coil
  • Bridge: Proprietary single coil
  • Control layout: Master volume, Tone 1, Tone 2
  • Pickup switch: 5-way
Hardware
  • Bridge type: Tremolo/Vibrato
  • Bridge design: Pure Vintage synchronized tremolo with bent steel saddles
  • Tuning machines: Pure Vintage "Fender Deluxe"
  • Color: Nickel/chrome
Other
  • Number of strings: 6 string
  • Case: Vintage-style brown
  • Orientation: Right-handed

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