Sold … 1959 Fender Custom Shop LTD ED 2016 ’59 Special Strat, Aged Olympic White – Used

$5,899.00

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Fender Custom Shop LTD ED 2016

’59 SPECIAL STRAT “PROTOTYPE”

Aged Olympic White – Used

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Tony Elder / Steve Jackson
Black Dot Music
Est 1985

 

 

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Uniting vintage features with modern favorites, the Limited Edition Journeyman Relic “’59 Special” Strat is an exceptional guitar that could only spring from the minds at the Fender Custom Shop.

A trio of high-output hand wound Custom Shop Ancho Poblano Stratocaster pickups add their special sauce to the traditional Strat guitar sound. Each pickup is calibrated for its position, including the RWRP middle pickup. Special Strat Blender wiring blends the bridge and neck pickups in almost any position while the Greasebucket™ master tone control circuit retains full gain and Tone Saver Treble Bleed on the master volume control preserves tone at any setting. The one-piece AAA flame maple neck sports a 1959 “C”-shaped profile, with a slab rosewood fingerboard that has a comfortable 9.5” radius and 21 6100 jumbo frets.

The two-piece select alder body sports a Journeyman Relic treatment, while the neck has a Heavy Relic treatment and all hardware—from the incredibly rare eight-hole 3-ply mint green pickguard to the six-saddle American Vintage synchronized tremolo bridge—received a Relic treatment. A tasteful mélange of ingredients thoughtfully selected for flexible Fender tone and stunning style, the Limited Edition Journeyman Relic “’59 Special” Strat is ready for any stage.

Includes a “Limited Edition” engraved neck plate, Certificate of Authenticity and deluxe hardshell case. Fender Custom Shop Traveller marked “Prototype”

General

General

Series:
Limited Edition
COLOUR/RRP/PART#:
Faded 3-Color Sunburst
$5,899
1510590800
Aged Olympic White
$5,899
1510590805
Super Faded Sonic Blue
$5,899
1510590872
Aged Aztec Gold
$5,899
1510590878

Body

Body

Body Material:
2-Piece Select Alder
Body Finish:
Journeyman Relic® Lacquer

Neck

Neck

Fingerboard Radius:
9.5″ (241 mm)
Neck Material:
1-Piece AAA Flame Maple Neck
Neck Finish:
Heavy Relic® Tinted Lacquer
Neck Shape:
1959 “C”
Scale Length:
25.5″ (64.8 cm)
Fingerboard Material:
Slab Rosewood
Number of Frets:
21
Fret Size:
6100 Jumbo
Nut Material:
Bone
Nut Width:
1.650″ (42 mm)
Position Inlays:
Vintage Clay Dot
Neck Plate:
4-Bolt “Limited Edition” Engraved

Electronics

Electronics

Bridge Pickup:
Custom Shop Hand-Wound Ancho Poblano Single-Coil Strat®
Middle Pickup:
Custom Shop Handwound Ancho Poblano RWRP Single-Coil Strat® Middle
Neck Pickup:
Custom Shop Handwound Ancho Poblano Single-Coil Strat®
Controls:
Master Volume with Tone-Saver Bleed, Master Tone with Greasebucket, Neck/Bridge Pickup Blend

Hardware

Hardware

Pickguard:
8-Hole 3-Ply Mint Green Relic®
Bridge:
6-Saddle American Vintage Synchronized Tremolo
Tuning Machines:
Vintage-Style with Fender Logo
Control Knobs:
Vintage White Relic®
Strap Buttons:
Vintage-Style

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