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Fender's American Vintage Series Strats

'56 - '59 - '65 Stratocasters

'65 American Vintage Strat - Dakota Red
Pauline from Fender just let us know about the newest American Vintage Series guitars, that includes 3 period accurate Strats. Pretty cool!

Here's the Strat features/specs excerpted from press release:

American Vintage ’56 Stratocaster® (and left-handed model)

  • Lightweight alder body (ash on White Blonde finish model) with deep contours.
  • Mid-’56 thick maple neck with soft "V" profile and comfortably rolled edges—one of the most popular Fender neck styles ever.
  • All-new pickups wound to period-correct specs and sound.
  • Single-ply white pickguard with eight holes.
  • Vintage-accurate bridge saddles and tuner spacing.
American Vintage ’59 Stratocaster
  • Early-1959 model in faded Three-color Sunburst, with slim-profile C-shaped maple neck and single-ply white pickguard with eight holes.
  • Later 1959 model in faded Three-color Sunburst, Black and limited faded Sonic Blue, with slim-profile D-shaped maple neck, dark rosewood slab fingerboard and three-ply mint green pickguard with 10 holes and vintage-style edge bevels.
  • Lightweight alder body.
  • All-new pickups wound to period-correct specs and sound.
  • Aged plastic knobs.
  • Vintage-accurate bridge saddles and tuner spacing.
American Vintage ’65 Stratocaster
  • Lightweight alder body in Three-color Sunburst, Olympic White and limited Dakota Red (left-handed model in Three-color Sunburst).
  • Thick C-shaped maple neck with round-laminated dark rosewood fingerboard and larger pearl dot inlays.
  • All-new pickups wound to period-correct specs and sound.
  • Three-ply white pickguard with 11 holes.
  • Aged plastic knobs.
  • Vintage-accurate bridge saddles and tuner spacing.
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