This Fender Custom Shop LTD '59 Stratocaster Super Heavy Relic is a masterpiece of an instrument, crafted by the skilled hands at the Fender Custom Shop, a team dedicated to their artistry, guided by a shared love for music, and renowned for their maverick approach to guitar building.

Brace yourself for the grandeur of the Fender Custom Shop LTD '59 Stratocaster Super Heavy Relic in Aged Sonic Blue over Chocolate 3-Colour Sunburst is a spectacular symphony of aged beauty and supreme craftsmanship.

A highlight of the Fender Custom Shop’s acclaimed portfolio, this Stratocaster embodies a sought-after late fifties Fender, layered with a distinctive spec and an Aged Sonic Blue finish over a Chocolate 3-Tone Sunburst. This Strat is certain to be a showstopper in your collection.

Crafted for Connoisseurs: A Closer Look at the Strat

This exceptional instrument embodies the “Golden Era” allure with the ease of a modern Fender, perfect for the discerning guitarist seeking a fusion of vintage appeal and cutting-edge playability. Boasting handpicked tonewoods, premium hardware, and an artful blend of colours, this guitar is as much a feast for the senses as it is a tool of melodic expression.

Balanced Tone & Resonant Harmony: Alder & Maple Construction

At the heart of this Stratocaster’s natural voice lies an Alder body, a beloved Fender tonewood since 1956. Known for its balanced, resonant tone, superb upper-mid definition, and sustained singing resonance, Alder brings together the finest of acoustic properties.

This is paired with a 5/4 Quarter Sawn Maple neck, lending a crisp, snappy edge to the overall tone. Topping off the neck is a premium AAA Rosewood fretboard, offering a smooth, slick feel under the fingers and a gorgeous dark shade.

Modern Innovation Meets Vintage Charm: Electrifying Tone

Unleashing this Stratocaster’s articulate tone are its handwound Fat '60s pickups, with a hum-cancelling RWRP middle configuration. These are controlled through the Vintage Modified Wiring #2, which lets you warm up the bridge pickup with a dedicated tone knob. Whether you’re searching for sparkling cleans or crave the growl of overdrive, this Stratocaster grants you full command over your tonal palette.

Superior Hardware: From Frets to Finish

A striking Aged Sonic Blue finish drapes the Super Heavy Relic body, revealing the Chocolate 3-Tone Sunburst underneath in a stunning display of seasoned craftsmanship.

This Custom Shop Stratocaster’s visual appeal is complemented by an impeccable hardware setup - a vintage-style hardtail Stratocaster bridge and Fender logo tuners, ensuring top-tier tuning stability and precise intonation. With Jumbo 6100 frets on a 9.5" radius fretboard, navigating this Strat’s neck and executing expressive string bends is a seamless experience.

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  • Fender Custom Shop LTD '59 Stratocaster Super Heavy Relic, Aged Sonic Blue over Chocolate 3-Colour Sunburst
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  • Sonic Blue

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