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2023 Fender Custom Shop 1961 Stratocaster Heavy Relic Aged Vintage White Over 3-Color Sunburst

Original price $5,550.00 - Original price $5,550.00
Original price
$5,550.00 - $5,550.00
Current price $5,550.00

The ’61 Strat Heavy Relic takes you back to a special time during the evolution of the venerable model when Leo Fender was constantly modifying, progressing, innovating and perfecting. 1961 was the final year of the round-lam or “slab” rosewood fingerboard, ushering in a new era of ’60s Strats along with many other changes and upgrades. On this model, a two-piece select alder body wears a well-worn Heavy Relic lacquer finish, and the quartersawn maple neck has a ’60s-style “oval C” profile, 9.5”-radius flat-lam rosewood fingerboard, and 21 Jumbo (6100) frets for classic feel and gigantic bends.

Custom Shop hand-wound Texas Special™ pickups provide extra output and are hooked up to Vintage Modified #2 wiring with Tone-Saver bleed circuitry and five-way switching, all on a three-ply mint green pickguard. Other features include a Custom Shop vintage synchronized tremolo, vintage-style tuning machines, bone nut, and wing string tree with tall metal spacer. Also includes deluxe hardshell case, strap and certificate of authenticity.

  • Finish: Heavy Relic Lacquer
  • Body: 2-Piece Select Alder Body
  • Neck: 5/4 Quartersawn Maple
  • Neck Shape: '60 Style Oval "C" Back-Shape
  • Fretboard: Flat-Lam Rosewood
  • Fretboard Radius: 9.5"
  • Neck Spec 1st: .790"
  • Neck Spec 12th: .980"
  • Frets: 21 Jumbo (6100) 
  • Pickups: Custom Shop Hand-Wound Texas Special Single-Coil
  • Wiring: Vintage Modified #2 Wiring with Tone-Saver Bleed
  • Switch: 5-Way 
  • Pickguard: 3-Ply Mint Green
  • Tremolo: Custom Shop Vintage Synchronized 
  • Tuning Machines: Vintage Style 
  • Nut: Bone 
  • String Tree: Wing String Tree with Tall Metal Spacer
  • Case: Deluxe Hardshell 
  • Included Additional's: Strap; Certificate of Authenticity