Fender Custom Shop 1955 NOS Stratocaster - Wide Fade 2 Tone Sunburst - Maple Neck

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MORE ABOUT VINTAGE CUSTOM 1955 STRATOCASTER®

 In the formative years following the Stratocaster's groundbreaking debut in 1954, it saw slight tweaks and modifications that helped firmly establish its legacy as the finest electric guitar ever made. The Vintage Custom 1955 Stratocaster has some cool, rare features that we feel represent the best of the origins of the Strat® and gives you a glimpse into the innovations that were crucial in its development. The NOS flash-coat lacquer finish lets the guitar breathe and shows some of the natural grain through its wide-fade 2-Color Sunburst finish. The neck features a vintage 7.25"-9.5" compound radius, which we found on some rare examples, giving it a unique feel even among vintage-inspired models. It also features medium vintage frets, which are slightly larger than standard vintage size and very comfortable to play.

 Other features found on this guitar include Closet Classic hardware, a 2-piece ash body, tinted maple rift-sawn neck with a '54 "U"-shaped neck profile, 21 medium vintage frets, hand-wound '55 Strat pickups with transitional ’54 covers, 5-way switch, vintage wiring, American Vintage synchronized tremolo bridge, bone nut, round string tree and vintage-style tuning machines.

 The Vintage Custom 1955 Stratocaster is the legendary guitar you know and love with some rare "what could have been" flair. Includes a deluxe hardshell case, strap and Certificate of Authenticity.

 

SPECS

General

General
Model Name: Vintage Custom 1955 Stratocaster® NOS, Maple Fingerboard, Wide-Fade 2-Color Sunburst
Model Number: 9235000560
Series: Vintage Custom
Color: Wide-Fade 2-Color Sunburst

Body

Body
Body Shape: Stratocaster®
Body Material: Premium Ash
Body Finish: NOS Flash Coat Lacquer

Neck

Neck
Neck Material: Maple Rift Sawn
Neck Shape: 1954 "U"
Scale Length: 25.5" (648 mm)
Fingerboard Radius: 7.25" to 9.5" Compound Radius (184 mm to 241 mm)
Number of Frets: 21
Fret Size: Medium Vintage 50085
String Nut: Bone
Nut Width: 1.650" (42 mm)
Truss Rod Nut: Vintage-Style Slotted
Neck Plate: 4-Bolt
Neck Finish: Flash Coat Lacquer
Fingerboard: Maple
Position Inlays: Black Dots

Electronics

Electronics
Bridge Pickup: Custom Shop Hand-Wound '55 Single-Coil Strat®
Middle Pickup: Custom Shop Hand-Wound '55 Single-Coil Strat®
Neck Pickup: Custom Shop Hand-Wound '55 Single-Coil Strat®
Controls: Master Volume, Tone 1. (Neck Pickup), Tone 2. (Middle Pickup)
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
Pickup Configuration: SSS

Hardware

Hardware
Bridge: 6-Saddle American Vintage Synchronized Tremolo
Tuning Machines: Vintage-Style with Fender Logo
Orientation: Right-Hand
Hardware Finish: Nickel/Chrome
Pickguard: 3-Ply Eggshell
Control Knobs: Eggshell
Switch Tips: Eggshell

Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous
Strings: Fender® USA, NPS, (.010-.046 Gauges)
Included Accessories: Deluxe Hardshell Case, Strap, Certificate of Authenticity
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MORE ABOUT VINTAGE CUSTOM 1955 STRATOCASTER®

 In the formative years following the Stratocaster's groundbreaking debut in 1954, it saw slight tweaks and modifications that helped firmly establish its legacy as the finest electric guitar ever made. The Vintage Custom 1955 Stratocaster has some cool, rare features that we feel represent the best of the origins of the Strat® and gives you a glimpse into the innovations that were crucial in its development. The NOS flash-coat lacquer finish lets the guitar breathe and shows some of the natural grain through its wide-fade 2-Color Sunburst finish. The neck features a vintage 7.25"-9.5" compound radius, which we found on some rare examples, giving it a unique feel even among vintage-inspired models. It also features medium vintage frets, which are slightly larger than standard vintage size and very comfortable to play.

 Other features found on this guitar include Closet Classic hardware, a 2-piece ash body, tinted maple rift-sawn neck with a '54 "U"-shaped neck profile, 21 medium vintage frets, hand-wound '55 Strat pickups with transitional ’54 covers, 5-way switch, vintage wiring, American Vintage synchronized tremolo bridge, bone nut, round string tree and vintage-style tuning machines.

 The Vintage Custom 1955 Stratocaster is the legendary guitar you know and love with some rare "what could have been" flair. Includes a deluxe hardshell case, strap and Certificate of Authenticity.

 

SPECS

General

General
Model Name: Vintage Custom 1955 Stratocaster® NOS, Maple Fingerboard, Wide-Fade 2-Color Sunburst
Model Number: 9235000560
Series: Vintage Custom
Color: Wide-Fade 2-Color Sunburst

Body

Body
Body Shape: Stratocaster®
Body Material: Premium Ash
Body Finish: NOS Flash Coat Lacquer

Neck

Neck
Neck Material: Maple Rift Sawn
Neck Shape: 1954 "U"
Scale Length: 25.5" (648 mm)
Fingerboard Radius: 7.25" to 9.5" Compound Radius (184 mm to 241 mm)
Number of Frets: 21
Fret Size: Medium Vintage 50085
String Nut: Bone
Nut Width: 1.650" (42 mm)
Truss Rod Nut: Vintage-Style Slotted
Neck Plate: 4-Bolt
Neck Finish: Flash Coat Lacquer
Fingerboard: Maple
Position Inlays: Black Dots

Electronics

Electronics
Bridge Pickup: Custom Shop Hand-Wound '55 Single-Coil Strat®
Middle Pickup: Custom Shop Hand-Wound '55 Single-Coil Strat®
Neck Pickup: Custom Shop Hand-Wound '55 Single-Coil Strat®
Controls: Master Volume, Tone 1. (Neck Pickup), Tone 2. (Middle Pickup)
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
Pickup Configuration: SSS

Hardware

Hardware
Bridge: 6-Saddle American Vintage Synchronized Tremolo
Tuning Machines: Vintage-Style with Fender Logo
Orientation: Right-Hand
Hardware Finish: Nickel/Chrome
Pickguard: 3-Ply Eggshell
Control Knobs: Eggshell
Switch Tips: Eggshell

Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous
Strings: Fender® USA, NPS, (.010-.046 Gauges)
Included Accessories: Deluxe Hardshell Case, Strap, Certificate of Authenticity

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