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(PRE-ORDER) Fender American Vintage II 1957 Stratocaster

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Series: American Vintage II

Body Material: Alder or Ash (Vintage Blonde)
Body Finish: Gloss Nitrocellulose Lacquer
Neck: 1-Piece Maple, 1957 “V”
Neck Finish: Gloss Nitrocellulose Lacquer
Fingerboard: Maple, 7.25” (184.1 mm)
Frets: 21, Vintage Tall
Position Inlays: Black Dot
Nut (Material/Width): Bone, 1.650” (42 mm)
Tuning Machines: Pure Vintage Single Line “Fender Deluxe”
Scale Length: 25.5” (64.77 cm)
Bridge: Pure Vintage Synchronized Tremolo with Bent Steel Saddles
Pickguard: 1-Ply Parchment
Pickups: Pure Vintage ‘57 Single-Coil Strat® (Bridge, Middle, Neck)
Pickup Switching: 5-Position Blade: Position 1. Bridge Pickup, Position 2. Bridge and Middle Pickup, Position 3. Middle Pickup, Position 4. Middle and Neck Pickup, Position 5. Neck Pickup
Controls: Master Volume, Tone 1. (Neck/Middle Pickups), Tone 2. (Bridge Pickup) 
Control Knobs: Aged White 
Hardware Finish: Nickel/Chrome
Case/Gig Bag: Vintage-Style Tweed (Crushed Red Interior)


The Fender® American Vintage II series presents a remarkably accurate take on the revolutionary designs that altered the course of musical history. Built with period-accurate bodies, necks and hardware, premium finishes and meticulously voiced, year-specific pickups, each instrument captures the essence of authentic Fender craftsmanship and tone. With its alluring curves, sparkling sounds and groundbreaking tremolo bridge, Fender’s new 1954 Stratocaster® was a phenomenon, unlike anything the world had ever seen. By 1957, the Stratocaster had crystallized into a mid-century masterpiece. Featuring a trio of Pure Vintage '57 Stratocaster pickups, sweeping body contours and a supremely comfortable “V”-shape neck with a 7.25” radius maple fingerboard, the American Vintage II 1957 Stratocaster reproduces the quintessential tone and feel of the original. Other appointments include a vintage-accurate synchronized tremolo with cold rolled steel block and bent steel saddles, single-line “Fender Deluxe” tuners and a single-ply pickguard. Offered in three stunning nitrocellulose lacquer finishes – 2-Color Sunburst and Sea Foam Green over alder and Vintage Blonde over ash – the American Vintage II 1957 Stratocaster celebrates a true icon of Fender instrument design. The instruments in the American Vintage II series are direct descendants of the original Fenders: designed for players with a fine appreciation for vintage Fender tone and feel and built with unmatched quality, down to the last screw. These are Fender electrics in their purest form: Fender American Vintage II, the stuff of legends.