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Fender 1979 Anniversary Stratocaster
Item: USSTRAT5479

Fender 1979 Anniversary Stratocaster

Item: USSTRAT5479

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).

Serial# 251691

Weight: 9 lbs 1 oz

Fender 1979 Anniversary Stratocaster Features:

  • Exclusive Fender "offset" Contoured Waist Design
  • Detachable Hard Rock Maple Neck and Curved Maple Fingerboard
  • Adjustable Truss Rod Nut
  • 25½" Scale Length
  • 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
  • Five Position Pickup Selector Switch
  • Synchronized Tremolo with Swing-Away Arm
  • Master Volume and Two Tone Controls


  • Original hardshell case
  • Authenticating Certificate
  • Commemorative owner's manual.

List price: $2,800.00

Price: $2,500.00

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