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Fender 60th Anniversary 1954 American Standard Stratocaster in 2-Color Sunburst

Fender 60th Anniversary 1954 American Standard Stratocaster in 2-Color Sunburst

    Price$1139.00

Fender celebrates the diamond jubilee of the world’s greatest electric guitar with the limited-edition 60th Anniversary American Vintage 1954 Stratocaster. This special guitar honours the Stratocaster’s very first model year as an “exciting new instrument” with a tone “as new and different as tomorrow,” and is reverently crafted with a rich selection of features, appointments and accessories.

Fender On The 60th Anniversary American Standard Stratocaster


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 date stamp 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.

The guitar also features a single-ply white pick guard and white polystyrene control knobs, bone nut and round string tree, American Vintage synchronized tremolo bridge with six “patent pending” saddles, vintage tuners and nickel-chrome hardware. Special extras and accessories include a vintage-design single-stitch center-pocket tweed case; replica polishing cloth, cable, black leather strap and bridge cover; extra tremolo springs (two), and reproduction 1954 paperwork. Available during 2014 only in a limited edition of 1,954 guitars, the first 54 of which feature a special 60th anniversary “1st 54” engraved neck plate and certificate.

Series: American Vintage
Body Material: Ash
Body Finish: Fender Flash Coat Lacquer
Neck: 1-Piece Maple
Neck Finish: Fender Flash Coat Lacquer
Fingerboard: Maple, 7.25" (184 mm) Frets: 21, Vintage
?Position Inlays: Black Dot
Scale Length: 25.5" (64.8 cm)
Pickguard: 1-Ply White
Nut (Material/Width):
Bone (41.24 mm), 1.624"
Hardware:
Nickel/Chrome
Bridge: American Vintage Synchronized Tremolo with "Pat. Pending" Saddles
Tuning Machines: Vintage-No Logo
Pickup Switching: 5-Position Blade:
Position 1. Bridge Pickup,
Position 2. Bridge and Middle Pickup,
Position 3. Middle Pickup,
Position 4. Middle and Neck Pickup,
Position 5. Neck Pickup
Controls: Master Volume, Tone 1. (Neck/Middle Pickup), Tone 2. (BridgePickup)
Control Knobs: White Polystyrene
Pickups: New 1954 Single-Coil Strat? (Bridge)
New 1954 Single-Coil Strat? (Middle)
New 1954 Single-Coil Strat? (Neck)
Strings: Fender? USA, NPS, (.010-.046 Gauges)
Other Features: 2-piece ash body with side seam, 1954 neck shape with rolled edge
radii, neck date below truss rod nut, round string tree,
"Pat. Pending" bridge saddles
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?Included Accessories: Vintage replica cloth, cable, black leather strap, bridge cover reproduction 1954 paperwork, extra tremolo springs (2), 3-position pickup switch, single stitch center-pocket tweed case