Fender 1979 Anniversary Stratocaster
In 1979, Fender celebrated the 25th anniversary of the Stratocaster with their first "anniversary" instrument
This particular instrument is in excellent original condition. The original silver finish shows no finish cracking and has just a few minor nicks in the finish. The maple necks feels great and has a very fast, playable maple fingerboard. It weighs 9.1 lbs.
Features of note include: reversion to the four bolt neck plate; abandonment of the "bullet" truss rod adjustment in favor of the truss rod adjustment at the body end of the neck; and, the first use of "locking tuners" in a Fender guitar (Sperzel).
Comes with the original hardshell case, authenticating certificate and commemorative owner's manual.
39" L, 12¾" W, 1¾" D
Exclusive Fender "offset" contoured waist design. Shaped for comfortable fit to the player's body.
Detachable hard rock maple neck and curved maple fingerboard graduated for fast action and more comfortable playing. Adjustable truss rod nut. 25½" scale. 21 nickel-silver frets. 6 individual machine heads. 4-hole plate.
2-way adjustable design. 6 individually adjustable bridge sections.
Three adjustable and grounded, wide range, high output pickups in a shielded cavity. Six pole pieces on each pickup. Pickup elevating screws located at either end of the pickups for tone balance adjustment.
Special effects and controls:
Five position pickup selector switch. Synchronized tremolo with swing-away arm. Master volume and two tone controls.
Molded case. Authenticating certificate. Commemorative owner's manual.
25th Anniversary Stratocaster Silver.