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Fender Custom Shop Vintage Custom ’55 Hardtail Stratocaster – Wide Fade 2-Color Sunburst

Serial Number: R119843

A rare and compelling find indeed, the Vintage Custom ’55 Hardtail Strat has all the tremolo-less charm needed to inspire any player, collector or aficionado. Start with a two-piece ash body finished in NOS flashcoat lacquer and add a one-piece rift-sawn maple neck with a 1954 “U” profile, vintage compound-fingerboard radius fingerboard (7.25”– 9.5”) and medium vintage 47095 frets.

Hand-wound 1955 Strat pickups with 1954 covers are wired to a vintage ’55 control assembly and five-way switch. Other features include Closet Classic hardware, single-ply eggshell pickguard, vintage-style hardtail bridge with patent pending saddles, vintage-style tuning machines, bone nut and a disc string tree. Available in Wide-Fade Two-Color Sunburst and Aged White Blonde finishes. Includes deluxe hardshell case, strap and certificate of authenticity.

Other specifications include:

  • Model Name: Vintage Custom ’55 Hardtail Strat® Time Capsule Package, Wide-Fade 2-Color Sunburst
  • Model Number: 9235001541
  • Series: Vintage Custom
  • Color: Wide-Fade 2-Color Sunburst
  • Body Shape: Stratocaster®
  • Body Material: 2-Piece Select Ash
  • Body Finish: Lacquer
  • Neck Material: 1-Piece Rift Sawn Maple
  • Neck Shape: 1954 “U”
  • Scale Length: 25.5″ (648 mm)
  • Fingerboard Radius: 7.25″ to 9.5″ Vintage Compound Radius (184 mm to 241 mm)
  • Number of Frets: 21
  • Fret Size: Medium Vintage (47095)
  • String Nut: Bone
  • Nut Width: 1.650″ (42 mm)
  • Neck Finish: Nitrocellulose Lacquer
  • Fingerboard: 1-Piece Maple
  • Position Inlays: Micarta Black Dot
  • 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 with Neck Blend, Position 2. Bridge and Middle with Neck Blend, Position 3. Middle, Position 4. Neck and Middle, Position 5. Neck
  • Pickup Configuration: SSS
  • Bridge: 6-Saddle Hardtail with “Pat. Pend.” Saddles
  • Tuning Machines: Vintage Style
  • Orientation: Right-Hand
  • Hardware Finish: Nickel/Chrome
  • Pickguard: 1-Ply Eggshell
  • Control Knobs: Eggshell
  • Switch Tips: Eggshell
  • Strings: Nickel Plated Steel (.010-.046 Gauges)
  • Included Accessories: Deluxe Hardshell Case, Strap and Certificate of Authenticity
  • 6 lbs 12 oz
  • R119843

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