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Fender American Original '60s Stratocaster, 2019

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  • Fender American Original '60s Stratocaster, 2019Click Image to enlarge
  • Fender American Original '60s Stratocaster, 2019Click Image to enlarge
$3,449.00 AUD $2,930.00 AUD

A period of change, both for Fender and for pop culture as a whole, the 1960s saw the Strat mellow slightly as it grew up. The white pickguard was updated to mint green, and the fingerboard was switched from the original maple to rosewood, adding a smoother note to the Strat's clear, articulate voice. The American Original '60s Stratocaster keeps these refinements intact while adding modern feel and pickup switching to the iconic instrument that helped birth guitar rock as we know it.


The wax-potted Pure Vintage '65 single-coil Stratocaster pickups are as period-correct as possible, from the enamel-coated coil wire to the cloth-covered output wires, fiber bobbins and alnico 5 magnets. The thick "'60s C" neck profile and the 9.5"-radius fingerboard enhances playability. Other authentic touches include vintage-tall frets, original-era body radii, vintage-style hardware-including a six-point synchronized tremolo bridge- vintage-style hardshell case and a lacquer finish that not only lets the wood "breathe" naturally with resonant tone, it also ages in a distinctively appealing way.


The American Original '60s Stratocaster is the best way to experience the performance, style and tone that made Fender the choice of legends.


Includes vintage style hardshell case.



Body Finish: Gloss Nitrocellulose Lacquer

Body Material: Alder

Body Shape: Stratocaster®



Neck

Fingerboard Radius: 9.5" (241 mm)

Fret Size: Vintage Tall

Neck Finish: Gloss Nitrocellulose Lacquer

Neck Material: Rosewood

Neck Shape: Thick "C"

Number of Frets: 21

Nut Material: Bone

Nut Width: 1.650" (42 mm)

Position Inlays: Pearloid Dots



Electronics

Bridge Pickup: Pure Vintage '65 Gray-Bottom Single-Coil Strat

Controls: Master Volume, Tone 1. (Neck Pickup), Tone 2. (Bridge/Middle Pickup)

Middle Pickup: Pure Vintage '65 Gray-Bottom Single-Coil Strat

Neck Pickup: Pure Vintage '65 Gray-Bottom Single-Coil Strat



Hardware

Bridge: Pure Vintage 6-Saddle Synchronized Tremolo

Control Knobs: Aged White

Hardware Finish: Nickel/Chrome

Neck Plate: 4-Bolt

Pickguard: 3-Ply Mint Green

Tuning Machines: Pure Vintage Single Line "Fender Deluxe"



Miscellaneous

Strings: Fender® USA, NPS, (.010-.046 Gauges)


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