This incredibly lovely Fender Custom Shop Vintage Custom 1959 Strat NOS in Chocolate 3 tone Sunburst is packed with tonal character and offers a remarkable upscale list of build features combined with meticulous attention to detail. We are especially impressed with the superb and intuitive 7.25" - 9" radius AAA Rosewood fingerboard and terrific NOS Sunburst Nitrocellulose finish tasty hand wound 59 pickups. This vintage Custom 1959 Stratocaster includes a Certificate of authenticity and official Custom Shop hard case.
This is what the guys at Fender Custom shop have to say about the history and design behind this particular Vintage Custom 1959 Strat - 1959 was a pivotal year in the annals of Stratocaster history. It was the first year that modern features, such as rosewood fingerboards and the now-iconic 3-Color Sunburst finish made their initial appearance. The Vintage Custom 1959 Stratocaster sports both a slab rosewood fingerboard and a sumptuous chocolate 3-Color Sunburst finish, as well as some other cool and rare features from the Stratocaster's formative years. The flash-coat lacquer finish lets the guitar breathe more freely and organically for singing sustain and warm tone. The neck features a vintage 7.25"-9.5" compound radius, which we found on some rare examples, giving it a unique feel even among vintage-inspired models. It also features medium vintage frets, which are slightly larger than regular vintage and very comfortable to play.
Other features found on this guitar include a 2-piece select alder body, tinted rift-sawn maple neck with '59 "C"-shaped neck profile, 21 medium vintage frets, hand-wound '59 Strat single-coil pickups, 5-way switch, vintage wiring, 3-ply mint green nitrocellulose pickguard, American Vintage synchronized tremolo bridge, bone nut, wing string tree and vintage-style tuning machines.
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Model Name Vintage Custom 1959 Stratocaster NOS, Rosewood Fingerboard, Chocolate 3-Color Sunburst
Body Select Alder
Body Finish NOS Flash Coat Lacquer
Neck Material Maple Rift Sawn
Neck Finish Flash Coat Lacquer
Neck Shape 1959 "C"
Fingerboard AAA Rosewood
Fingerboard Radius 7.25" to 9.5" Compound Radius (184 mm to 241 mm)
Number of Frets 21
Frets Size Medium Vintage 50085
String Nut Bone
Nut Width 1.650" (42 mm)
Position Inlays Vintage Clay Dot
Truss Rods Vintage-Style Heel Adjust
Pickup set Custom Shop Hand-Wound '59 Single-Coil Strat
Controls Master Volume, Tone 1. (Neck Pickup), Tone 2. (Middle Pickup)
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
Bridge 6-Saddle Vintage-Style Synchronized Tremolo
Hardware Finish Nickel/Chrome
Tuning Machines Vintage-Style with Fender Logo
Pickguard 3-Ply Mint Green
Control Knobs Vintage White
Strings Fender USA, NPS, (.010-.046 Gauges)
Included Accessories Deluxe Hardshell Case, Strap, Certificate of Authenticity
- Brand: Fender Custom Shop
- Condition: New