Fender Stratocaster John Page Era 60s Custom Shop 22 of 30 Matching Headstock 1996

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This limited run Fender 60's Stratocaster is a real stunner.  I am not crazy about gold when it comes to anything other than Fender custom color guitars with gold hardware.  I'm not sure what it is, but it just comes together so well and historically has been a rare combo, which shouldn't hurt down the road from an investment standpoint.  I also dig the NOS finish as opposed to similarly appointed relic guitars, which often go a little too far and try too hard to look vintage.

#22 of 30 made in this run during the John Page era.  The guitar includes all the goodies that originally came with it from the Custom Shop, including the important Certificate of Authenticity.

The guitar is all original.  We did a little non-invasive but necessary fret work as there is the slightest rise in the neck where it hits the body that was not disclosed when I picked this guitar up from another dealer.  This caused a little fret buzz when played around the 12th fret, but it is now a non-issue.

It appears that John Cruz initialed the guitar in the tremolo cavity.  

A gorgeous and killer sounding Strat that'll provide instant gratification and long term financial happiness. 

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  • Color: Lake Placid Blue 
  • Weight: 7lbs 15oz
  • Body: Alder
  • Neck: Birdseye Quilt Maple
  • Neck Date/Code: July 10 1996
  • Neck Profile: Medium C
  • Fretboard: Rosewood
  • Inlays: White Dot
  • Frets: Original, Minimal Wear
  • Fret count: 21
  • Nut material: Bone
  • Nut width:  1-11/16" aka 60s C width
  • Scale: 25.5"
  • Radius: 7.25"
  • Neck thickness at 1st fret: .81"
  • Neck thickness at 12th fret: 1.2"
  • Action 1st String at 12th Fret: .060"
  • Action 6th String at 12th Fret: .070"
  • Total length: 38.5"
  • Lower bout: 12.5"
  • Waist: 8.75"
  • Upper bout: 10.75"
  • Body depth/thickness: 1.75"
  • String gauge: .010-.046
  • Hardware Color: Gold Plated
  • Bridge Pickup Brand: Custom Shop black bobbin pickups with staggered alnico magnets.
  • Bridge Pickup Reading: 7.52k
  • Pickup Original?: Yes
  • Middle Pickup Brand: Custom Shop black bobbin pickups with staggered alnico magnets.
  • Middle Pickup Reading: 6.02k
  • Pickup Original?: Yes
  • Neck Pickup Brand: Custom Shop black bobbin pickups with staggered alnico magnets.
  • Neck Pickup Reading: 6.24k
  • Pickup Original?: Yes
  • Bridge: Fender Tremolo
  • Tuners: Kluson Style Gold Plated
  • Switch: 5 Way 
  • Pots/Codes: Original CTS
  • Case: OHSC
  • Notes: 

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