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Fender Custom Shop 1957 Stratocaster Relic Faded Aged Daphne Blue Electric Guitar

SKU 00FCS193
by Fender
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Original price $ 4,450.00 - Original price $ 4,450.00
Original price
$ 4,450.00
$ 4,450.00 - $ 4,450.00
Current price $ 4,450.00

A Most Classic of Strats

Ever since the Stratocaster came out in 1954, players everywhere have been drawn to the sound, feel and look of this legendary model.  Over the years, it evolved in many ways, but for many, it's all about the 50's era Strat.  And for some, the 1957 edition is "the one".  Why?  This Custom Shop '57 Strat right here might answer that.
The main thing to note is the shape of the 1-piece Quartersawn Maple neck.  It has a 57 style Soft "V".  While not for everyone, for those that know, this unique carve provides a level of comfort that is hard to find on anything else.  Throughout the years, most players have gravitated towards a 9.5" radius and 6105 (narrow tall) frets - so those are the two tweaks that we made on this guitar.  We also chose to have a Heavy Relic treatment given to the back of the neck, to maximize the "broken in" feel. 
The alder body is super lightweight and will fit snugly against your body due to the '57 Strat style deep body contours.  The lacquer finish with heavy checking on the Faded Aged Daphne Blue finish gives it a classic, old-school Fender vibe.
Handwound Custom Shop 57 Strat pickups (normally an upcharge) give you the classic 50's chime with enough sizzle to cut through the mix.  If you want the most classic of Strat tones, this is it right here.
Comes with Custom Shop tweed case, strap and certificate of authenticity. 
Fender Custom Shop Strats are the most in-demand guitar out there.  You can see and hear why for yourself by coming to Club Fender @ Truetone Music, or by ordering right here to be shipped to your home.
  • Part # 9231012785
  • Weight 7.5lbs
  • Serial # CZ562849
  • Finish Package: Relic
  • Finish: Nitro Lacquer
  • Color: Faded Aged Daphne Blue
  • Pickguard: 1-ply Parchment
  • Neck Pickup: Custom Shop Handwound 57 Strat
  • Middle Pickup: Custom Shop Handwound 57 Strat RWRP
  • Bridge Pickup: Custom Shop Handwound 57 Strat
  • Body:  Alder
  • Sort for Lightweight
  • Note: Deep Body Contours
  • Note: Dirty Checking
  • Neck: 1 piece Quartersawn Maple
  • Tint: Medium
  • Note: Heavy Relic Back of Neck and Fret Ghosting
  • Dots: Micarta Black
  • Neck Shape: 57 Strat Soft "V"
  • Frets: 21
  • Fretwire: Narrow Tal
  • Radius: 9.5"
  • Neck Nut Width: 1.650"
  • Neck Thickness at 1st Fret: .850"
  • Neck Thickness at 12th Fret: .990"
  • Neck Butt Width: 2.200"
  • Bone Nut
  • Hardware: Chrome/Nickel
  • Tuners: Vintage 
  • String Guide: Vintage Wing Tree
  • Bridge: Vintage Synchronized Tremolo
  • Switch: 5 Way
  • Wiring: Fat 50's
  • Neck plate: V Logo
  • Case: Tweed