Sold … 1957 Fender Stratocaster “Custom Shop” Vintage Custom NOS, Aged White Blonde, Gold Hardware, aka Mary Kaye

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1957 Vintage Custom Fender Stratocaster NOS, Maple Neck, Aged White Blonde, Gold Hardware, aka Mary Kaye

Custom Shop “New”

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Tony Elder / Steve Jackson
Black Dot Music
Est 1985

 

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Cult Classic: The ‘Mary Kaye’ Stratocaster

The surprising origin of the obscure favorite named for an early pioneering female guitarist.

By Alex Baker

https://www.fender.com/articles/gear/cult-classic-the-mary-kaye-stratocaster

In store and on the floor !!!  Super light weight.

Please let us know if you would like to maker it yours 🙂

Pics are Fender promotional of this model. Actual pics will be taken on the Strat’s arrival.

Description

One of the earliest versions of Fender’s custom work was the guitar that became known as the “Mary Kaye”. Combining a White Blonde finish with gold hardware, this guitar was featured in several ads and eventually became one of the most-desired Stratocaster models. The Vintage Custom ’57 Strat is your chance to enjoy this elegant-looking guitar that looks, sounds and feels like it’s straight from the ‘50s. The one-piece ash body sports an immaculate NOS flash coat lacquer finish that lets the wood breathe with more sustain, while wearing in a distinctly personal way. The tinted riftsawn maple sports a “ ’57 V” profile, while the maple fingerboard’s vintage-style 7.25”-9.5” compound radius is ideal for playing chords or single-note lines. A trio of Hand-Wound ’57 Strat single-coil pickups, connected with vintage-style wiring, offers authentic original-era tone that lit the music world on fire.

Other features include 21 medium-vintage frets, 5-way switch, 1-ply Parchment pickguard, American Vintage synchronized tremolo bridge, vintage-style tuning machines, bone nut and wing string tree. Includes deluxe hardshell case, strap and Certificate of Authenticity.

  • GENERAL
    MODEL NUMBER 9235000859
    SERIES Vintage Custom
    COLOR Aged White Blonde
    ORIENTATION Right-Hand
  • BODY
    BODY FINISH Flash Coat Lacquer
    BODY SHAPE Stratocaster®
    BODY MATERIAL Ash

 HARDWARE

BRIDGE 6-Saddle Vintage-Style Synchronized Tremolo
TUNING MACHINES Vintage-Style with Fender Logo
PICKGUARD 1-Ply Parchment
CONTROL KNOBS Vintage White

NECK

NECK MATERIAL Rift Sawn Maple
NECK FINISH Tinted Flash Coat Lacquer
NECK SHAPE 1957 Soft “V”
FINGERBOARD RADIUS 7.25″ to 9.5″ Compound Radius (184 mm to 241 mm)
FINGERBOARD MATERIAL Maple
NUMBER OF FRETS 21
FRET SIZE Medium Vintage
NUT WIDTH 1.650″ (42 mm)
POSITION INLAYS Black Dot
HEADSTOCK Stratocaster
NECK PLATE 4-Bolt

ELECTRONICS

BRIDGE PICKUP Custom Shop Hand-Wound ’57 Single-Coil Strat®
NECK PICKUP Custom Shop Hand-Wound ’57 Single-Coil Strat®
CONTROLS Master Volume, Tone 1. (Neck Pickup), Tone 2. (Middle 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
CONFIGURATION SSS

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