Fender 57 Reissue Stratocaster in Lake Placid Blue finish made in 1988 with Original Hard Shell Case. This guitar features a solid alder body, maple neck and maple fingerboard. Equipped with it‘s original set of Fender staggered pole black bobbin single coils. Controlled by 1-volume, 2-tone knobs with dual capacitor mod and a 5-way blade switch with it's original CTS pots dating to the 34th week of 1987. The 25.5" scale length neck has black dot inlays and 21 medium tall frets with a C neck profile. The hardware is comprised of Fender no logo vintage style tuning machines, a bone nut, a Fender vintage-style standard synchronized tremolo bridge, and white top hat knobs with a 1-ply parchment pickguard.

This guitar is in overall vey good condition for it‘s age with some signs of play. It has some arm wear on the top front body edge, some light surface marks/surface scratches, some light dings/ dents. Light finish check marks here and there, finish wear on the edges of neck and a few small finish chips. The pickguard has signs of play and a hairline splits on a few of the screw Holes(See pics)

Guitar is freshly setup and restrung with 9-42 strings and includes original hard shell case.


  • Make: Fender
  • Model: 57 Reissue Stratocaster
  • Year: 1988
  • Finish: Lake Placid Blue
  • Finish Type: Nitrocellulose
  • Country: USA
  • Serial #:V032172
  • Condition: Very Good
  • Weight: 7lbs 7.9oz
  • Body Type: Solid
  • Body Wood: Alder
  • Scale Length: 25.5"
  • Neck Joint: Bolt-on
  • Neck Date: 1/25/88
  • Neck Wood: Maple
  • Neck Finish: Gloss
  • Finger Board: Maple
  • Neck Radius: 7.25"
  • Neck Profile: 50's C
  • Neck Thickness at 1st: .845"
  • Neck Thickness at 12th: .905"
  • Inlays: Black Dot
  • Nut Width: 1 5/8"
  • Nut: Bone
  • Frets: 21 Medium Tall
  • Pickup Config: SSS
  • Neck Pickup: Fender Vintage Staggered Pole Black Bobbin Single Coil
  • Middle Pickup: Fender Vintage Staggered Pole Black Bobbin Single Coil
  • Bridge Pickup: Fender Vintage Staggered Pole Black Bobbin Single Coil
  • Pickguard: 1-Ply Parchment
  • Pots: 1-Volume, 2-Tone
  • Switch: 5-Way Blade Switch
  • Pot Date Codes: R1378734 (CTS 34th week of 1987)
  • Hardware: Nickel
  • Tuning Machines: Fender Vintage Style with Oval Heads
  • Bridge: Fender Vintage-Style Standard 6-Screw Synchronized Tremolo
  • Knobs: White Top Hat
  • Mods: 5-way Switch, Dual Capacitor Mod (1st tone=N+M/ 2nd tone=Bridge)
  • String Gauge: 9-42
  • Case: Original Hard Shell Case


  • Overall Condition: ✯✯✯✯☆
  • Body Back: ✯✯✯✯☆
  • Body Front: ✯✯✯✯☆
  • Fretboard: ✯✯✯✯ ·
  • Fret Life: ✯✯✯✯ ·
  • Neck: ✯✯✯✯☆
  • Neck Pocket: ✯✯✯✯☆
  • Headstock Front: ✯✯✯✯☆
  • Headstock Back: ✯✯✯✯☆
  • Pickups: ✯✯✯✯✯
  • Bridge: ✯✯✯✯✯
  • Knobs: ✯✯✯✯✯
  • Hardware: ✯✯✯✯✯

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Listed7 months ago
ConditionVery Good (Used)
Very Good items may show a few slight marks or scratches but are fully functional and in overall great shape.Learn more
  • American Vintage '57 Stratocaster
  • Lake Placid Blue
  • 1988
Made In
  • United States
Finish Style
  • Metallic
Pickup Configuration
  • SSS
  • Medium Jumbo
Color Family
  • Blue
Right / Left Handed
  • Right Handed
Fretboard Material
  • Maple
Body Shape
  • S-Style
Number of Strings
  • 6-String
Neck Material
  • Maple
Offset Body
  • No
Body Type
  • Solid Body
Bridge/Tailpiece Type
  • Tremolo Bridge
Model Family
Scale Length
  • 25.5"
Neck Construction
  • Bolt-On
Number of Frets
  • 21

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