Fender Custom Shop Limited Edition '55 Vintage Custom Stratocaster Wide Fade 2-Tone Sunburst

6-String Solid Body Electric Guitar with Maple Fingerboard, Includes Hardshell Case. Made in the USA.
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Fender Custom Shop Limited Edition '55 Vintage Custom Stratocaster Wide Fade 2-Tone Sunburst


Description & Specs

This guitar is in amazing shape and shows minimal signs of use from display on our showroom floor.

From Fender:

The benchmark of craftsmanship, the Fender Custom Shop is the apex of what Fender has to offer. Each instrument is hand-crafted by Fender Master Builders from only the finest, premium-grade components. The Custom Shop, known also as “The Dream Factory,” produces extremely limited runs of period-correct touchstones from the Fender catalog, as well as special one-offs featuring experimental, ground-up design and appointments. Custom hand-wound and treated pickups, exotic tonewoods, hand-aged hardware, special relicing techniques–only the best of the best goes into what leaves the Fender Custom Shop. Fender’s finest expression of quality and art, supreme in all ways.

Part Number: 9235000945
Serial Number: CZ539856
Finish Package: Lush Closet Classic
Case: Fender Custom Shop Tweed
Weight: 7lbs 9.3oz

Body Wood: Ash 2-Piece
Body Color: Wide Fade 2-Color Sunburst
Body Finish: Flash Coat Lacquer with Light Checking
Sort for Lightweight: Yes
Body Notes: American Vintage Body Perimeter & Center Line

Hardware Plating: Chrome/Nickel
Bridge Assembly: Custom Shop Vintage Strat Closet Classic
Output Assembly: Vintage Strat Closet Classic
Control Assembly: Fat 50s Strat
Neck Plate: Engraved Limited Edition Chrome Closet Classic
Back Plate & Trem Cover: Vintage Strat .060 Eggshell Closet Classic
Tremolo Arm: Vintage Strat Closet Classic
Tremolo Arm Tip: Eggshell Closet Classic
Tuner Keys: Vintage with Fender Logo Closet Classic
String Guide: Vintage Disk 50-55 Closet Classic
String Gauge: .010 - .046

Neck Assembly: 56 Strat Closet Classic
Neck Finish: Medium Tint Flash Coat Lacquer
Neck Blank: Maple Rift Sawn
Fingerboard: None
Truss Rod: 50s
Head Style: Small
Neck Head Thickness: 0.580"
Neck Scoop: 55
Dot Spacing: Wide
Face Dot: Micarta Black .250
Side Dot:  Micarta Black 3/32"
Fret Wire: 50085
Number of Frets: 21
Fingerboard Radius: 7.25 - 9.50 Compound Radius
Neck Back Shape: 1954 "U"
Neck Nut Width: 1.650"
Neck Thickness at 1st Fret: .900" 
Neck Thickness at 12th Fret: .970"
Neck Butt Width: 2.200"
Nut Material: Bone
Number of Bolts: 4-Bolt
Head Cap Decal: 54 - 60 Strat with OCB Limited
Neck Notes: American Vintage Headstock Perimeter & Tuner Hole Placement. Flash Coat Lacquer with Light Checking.

Pickguard: American Vintage 54-58 .06 Eggshell Closet Classic
Pickup Neck: Hand-wound Strat Fat 50s Neck Closet Classic
Pickup Middle: Hand-wound Strat Fat 50s Middle RWRP Closet Classic
Pickup Bridge: Hand-wound Fat 50s Bridge Closet Classic
Pickup Covers: 54 Strat Pickup Covers
Control Knobs: Small Font Eggshell White Closet Classic
Selector Switch Tip: Vintage Eggshell White Closet Classic
Pots: 250k 10% Taper Spilt
Switch: 5-Way Lever

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