Fender Custom Shop 1959 Stratocaster - Surf Green, Closet Classic No Longer Available

Solidbody Electric Guitar with Alder Body, Maple Neck, Maple Fretboard, 3 x Single-coil Pickups, Vintage Appointments, and Hard Case - Surf Green
Item ID: Strat59CCSfG

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Fender Custom Shop 1959 Stratocaster - Surf Green, Closet Classic
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Just Like Grandpa Used to Own!

The Fender Custom Shop 1959 Closet Classic Stratocaster is your chance to own a one-of-a-kind re-creation of a classic 1959 Fender Stratocaster electric guitar. This 1959 Closet Classic Strat gives you a painstakingly re-created and meticulously hand-aged version of this legendary guitar. Packing iconic tone and incredible attention to detail, the Fender Custom Shop 1959 Closet Classic Stratocaster is like playing a piece of Fender history.

Fender Custom Shop 1959 Closet Classic Stratocaster at a Glance:
  • The Closet Classic treatment creates a distinctive-looking Strat
  • Historically accurate tonewoods perfectly re-create the sound and look of this Strat
  • Fender Custom Shop '60s Stratocaster pickups capture the sound of an electric-guitar era
The Closet Classic treatment creates a distinctive-looking Strat

Fender Custom Shop's Closet Classic treatment creates instruments that are spittin' images of the originals. Without sneaking a look at the neck heel stamps, you'd be hard-pressed to distinguish the Fender Custom Shop 1959 Closet Classic Stratocaster from the real deal. With a gorgeous nitrocellulose lacquer finish that gives the guitar a timeless, classic look, this axe looks like it's been gently aging inside its case in a closet for 50 years. Nitro finishes are significantly thinner than today's polyurethane finishes, allowing the guitar to "breathe." Nitro finishes not only look vintage-y wonderful, they also enhance the instrument's tonal qualities - so your Fender Custom Shop 1959 Closet Classic Stratocaster sounds every bit as wicked as it looks!

Historically accurate tonewoods perfectly re-create the sound and look of this Strat

In addition to its nitrocellulose-lacquer-finished alder body, this 1959 Closet Classic Strat captures many other idiosyncrasies of the 1959 Stratocaster's tonewoods in perfect detail. Most remarkably, its rounded dark rosewood laminate fretboard is shaped to the radius of the 1959 Closet Classic Strat's oval C-shaped maple neck.

Fender Custom Shop Stratocaster pickups capture the sound of an electric-guitar era

As much as it might resemble a museum piece, there's no doubt that this one-of-a-kind Fender Custom Shop 1959 Closet Classic Stratocaster was made to be played. Not only that, but it's designed to give you the real sound of a vintage 1959 Stratocaster. That's why the Fender Custom Shop designed a special set of '60s Stratocaster pickups. These incredible pickups not only re-create the sound but also the dynamic response of an original Strat. You simply won't find a more spot-on re-creation than this 1959 Closet Classic Strat.

Fender Custom Shop 1959 Closet Classic Stratocaster Features:
  • Lightly aged 1959-style Stratocaster re-creation
  • Historically accurate alder body
  • Classic combination of an alder body, maple neck, and maple fretboard
  • Fender Custom Shop Stratocaster pickups for vintage tone
  • Custom Shop hardshell case included

Capture the look, sound, and feel of a real 1959 Strat with this Fender Custom Shop 1959 Closet Classic Stratocaster!NOTE: This product is available in the United States only - no international sales.

Tech Specs

Manufacturer Part Number 9236002120

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See also: Solidbody Guitars, Fender Custom Shop, Fender Custom Shop Solidbody Guitars