Fender 60th Anniversary American Vintage 1954 Stratocaster wCase
Fender 60th Anniversary American Vintage 1954 Strat Guitar Features
Celebrating Fender's diamond jubilee of the world’s greatest electric guitar, Fender is proud to announce the limited-edition 60th Anniversary American Vintage 1954 Stratocaster. This special guitar honors 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.
- 2-piece ash body with side seam with flash-coat lacquer finish
- One-piece maple neck
- 1954 neck shape with rolled edge radii
- 21 vintage frets
- Three new 1954 single-coil Stratocaster pickups
- Neck date below truss rod nut
- Round string tree
- American Vintage synchronized tremolo bridge
- Pat. Pending bridge saddles
- Nickel-chrome hardware
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 inch 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 pickguard 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.