Fender Custom Shop ‘57 Stratocaster Relic in Gold Frost finish made in 2005 with Original Hard Shell Case. This guitar features a solid alder body, 1-piece quartersawn maple neck and maple fingerboard. Equipped with a set of Fender Custom Shop HW Fat '57 Single-Coils. Controlled by 1-volume, 2-tone knobs and a 5-way blade switch. The 25.5" scale length neck has black dot inlays and 21 narrow tall frets with a ‘57 V neck profile. The hardware is comprised of aged Fender vintage style tuning machines, a bone nut, a Fender 6-screw vintage style Stratocaster tremolo bridge, and aged white top hat knobs with a single-ply parchment pickguard.

This guitar is in excellent condition with factory relic job (see Pics)

Note: on one pickup date the “05” looks like a “06” but the days/months are are identical and all the wiring/ pickups are correct. Closer inspection it looks like a messy 5.

Guitar is freshly setup and restrung with 9-42 strings. Includes original hard shell case, COA, Ashtray cover and original case candy.


  • Make: Fender
  • Model: Custom Shop ‘57 Stratocaster Relic
  • Year: 2005
  • Aging Relic
  • Finish: Gold Frost
  • Finish Type: Nitrocellulose
  • Country: USA
  • Serial #: R27197
  • Condition: Excellent
  • Weight: 7lbs 7.3oz
  • Body Type: Solid
  • Body Wood: Alder
  • Scale Length: 25.5"
  • Neck Joint: Bolt-on
  • Neck Wood: 1-Piece Quartersawn Maple
  • Neck Finish: Gloss Nitrocellulose
  • Finger Board: Maple
  • Neck Radius: 7.25"
  • Neck Profile: ‘57 V
  • Inlays: Black Dot
  • Nut Width: 1.65"
  • Nut: Bone
  • Frets: 21 Narrow Tall
  • Pickup Config: SSS
  • Neck Pickup: Fender Custom Shop HW Fat '57 Single-Coil Strat
  • Middle Pickup: Fender Custom Shop HW Fat '57 Single-Coil Strat (RW)
  • Bridge Pickup: Fender Custom Shop HW Fat '57 Single-Coil Strat
  • Pickguard: Single-Ply Parchment
  • Pots: 1-Volume, 2-Tone
  • Switch: 5-Way Blade Switch
  • Hardware: Aged Nickel
  • Tuning Machines: Fender Vintage Style with Oval Heads
  • Bridge: Fender American Vintage Stratocaster Tremolo
  • Knobs: Aged White Top Hat
  • Other Features: Certificate of Authenticity
  • String Gauge: 9-42
  • Case: Original Hard Shell Case


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Listed4 months ago
ConditionExcellent (Used)
Excellent items are almost entirely free from blemishes and other visual defects and have been played or used with the utmost care.learn more
  • Custom Shop '57 Reissue Stratocaster Relic
  • Gold Frost
  • 2005
Made In
  • United States
Right / Left Handed
  • Right Handed
Body Shape
  • S-Style
Number of Strings
  • 6-String
Body Type
  • Solid Body
  • Fender Custom Shop
Finish Features
  • Relic
Model Family
  • Fender Stratocaster
Neck Construction
  • Bolt-On

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