Fender Custom Shop Limited Edition Masterbuilt Joe Strummer Esquire Relic ONLY 70 Made!! Pre Order

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***This is a Pre Order that will ship at the end of 2021, possibly into 2022.  All build and shipping times are based on the schedule at the Fender Custom Shop.   Only 70 will be built for the world.  Each Showcase Dealer can only get 1, so we will only have 1 to sell. Please contact us directly to discuss***

 

LIMITED EDITION JOE STRUMMER ESQUIRE® RELIC® - MASTERBUILT BY JASON SMITH

 The Legendary Joe Strummer played guitar with an intensity that cut like a knife with raw energy and passion in every intense swipe at the strings. He was the embodiment of Punk culture and a crucial component to its development. His style was direct, honest, and empowering to the listener which would create legions of die-hard fans around the world.

Best known for his work with The Clash, Strummer and his bandmates were a major part of creating punk rock and has inspired countless other bands to this day. Strummer commanded the stage like a fiercely determined punk rock commander and blasted songs out of his guitar like a machine gun. His weapon of choice for the London Calling and Combat Rock era was his tried and true Fender Esquire®. A perfect match for his stripped down, no nonsense delivery, the Esquire was the perfect tool for Strummer to hammer away on show after show working out angst and often having his drummer play on the strings with drumsticks during songs. The guitar was one of Strummer’s favorites and appeared on many of their most famous performances especially in the latter years of the band.

We are very happy to be able to re-create this incredible piece of music history in the Fender Custom Shop for a special limited edition run. Master builder Jason Smith has reincarnated the Esquire to its Clash era look in exacting detail with its black racing stripe, custom “Bourbon Street” sticker and custom Relic finish. Not just for the collector, this guitar is built to take a beating and produce straight-ahead searing tone for anyone bold enough to wield it in combat on stage.

Features include a 2-piece offset seam alder body, with a 1-ply eggshell pickguard, flat-sawn maple neck with rosewood fingerboard, 9.5” radius, medium jumbo frets, a ’59 “C” shaped profile and Schaller mini tuning machines. A top-load/string-through Tele® bridge assembly is set up with a Josefina hand-wound 55/56 bridge pickup wired up to a 3-way switch and a ‘59 Esquire wiring.

Also includes certificate of authenticity, strap and a custom pink anvil case with “Strummer” stencil and leopard print lining.

This is a once in a lifetime chance to own a piece of music and guitar history - only 70 will be made for worldwide purchasing.  Once they're gone, they're gone for good.  Don't miss out.  

SPECS

General Model Name: Limited Edition Joe Strummer Esquire® Relic® Model Number: 9215082152 Series: Limited Edition Color: Olympic White

Body Body Shape: Esquire® Body Material: 2-Piece Offset Seam Alder Body Finish: Nitrocellulose Lacquer

Neck Neck Material: Flat Sawn Maple Neck Shape: 1959 Esquire® "C" Scale Length: 25.5" (648 mm) Fingerboard Radius: 9.5" (241 mm) Number of Frets: 21 Fret Size: Medium Jumbo String Nut: Bone Nut Width: 1.650" (42 mm) Neck Finish: Nitrocellulose Lacquer Fingerboard: Flat-Lam Rosewood Position Inlays: White Dot

Electronics Bridge Pickup: Custom Shop Hand-Wound '55/'56 Single-Coil Tele® Controls: Volume, Tone Pickup Switching: 3-Position Blade: Position 1. Bridge (Tone control off), Position 2. Bridge (Tone control on), Position 3. Bridge (Tone control off, preset treble roll-off) Pickup Configuration: S

Hardware Bridge: 3-Saddle Vintage-Style Tele®, Top-Load or Strings-Through-Body with Threaded Steel Saddles Tuning Machines: Schaller® M6 Chrome-Plated Die-Cast Mini Tuners Orientation: Right-Hand Hardware Finish: Nickel/Chrome Pickguard: 1-Ply Eggshell Control Knobs: Knurled Chrome Switch Tips: Black

Miscellaneous Strings: Nickel Plated Steel (.010-.046 Gauges) Included Accessories: Anvil Case, Custom Leopard Strap, Certificate of Authenticity

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