As new condition. 2018 NAMM show model. This instrument represents one of a very limited number ever made with this set of features. Perfect for players in search of superb tonal versatility, light weight and vintage worn-in feel, this Custom Shop guitar is a study in sonic contrast and balance, with built-in mojo and style to spare. Includes an engraved "Limited Edition" neck plate, Certificate of Authenticity and deluxe hardshell case.
The 2018 Custom Limited Edition 1957 Heavy Relic Strat guitar is finished in flash coat nitrocellulose lacquer. The lightweight ash body has received a Heavy Relic treatment that shows natural wear and tear of years of heavy use, nicks, scratches, worn finish, rusty hardware and aged plastic parts. The one-piece maple neck is quartersawn for strength and responsive tone with a '57 Style Soft "V"-shaped back profile. The 9.5" Radius maple fingerboard has 21 6105 frets to assure modern playability. Other premium features include a set of three Handwound '57 Strat Pickups, 5-Way Switch, Bone Nut, Deluxe Hardshell Case, Strap, and Certificate of Authenticity.