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Used/Demo - Fender Custom Shop Vintage Custom 1955 Stratocaster - Wide Fade Two Color Sunburst

Availability: In stock

Regular Price: $3,750.00

Special Price $2,999.00

Details

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.

Other specifications include:

  • Model Number: 9235000560
  • Series: Vintage Custom
  • Color: Wide-Fade 2-Color Sunburst
  • Body Shape: Stratocaster®
  • Body Material: Premium Ash
  • Body Finish: NOS Flash Coat Lacquer
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Strings: Fender® USA, NPS, (.010-.046 Gauges)
  • Included Accessories: Deluxe Hardshell Case, Strap, Certificate of Authenticity
  • 7 lbs 9 oz
  • #R95471


If interested in this Fender Custom Shop Vintage Custom 1955 Stratocaster, please contact us.

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Serial Number R95471





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