Fender Stratocaster MIJ 1997 Black

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The Stratocaster is arguably the most popular electric guitar ever built. Starting in the '80s, Fender began producing guitars in Japan. Made in Japan or MIJ Fenders are typically less sought-after than American-made instruments but are still considered solid guitars.   (Note: pictured guitar has non-original pickups)

Years of Production: 1982 - present

Body Style: Double cutaway solidbody

Wood Composition: Alder body, Rosewood fingerboard, Maple neck

Design Elements:  Three single-coil pickups, five-way pickup selector, dot inlays, white pickguard 

Notable Stratocaster Players: Jimi Hendrix, Buddy Holly, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Eric Clapton

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