Fender Custom Shop 1965 Relic Stratocaster No Longer Available

Solidbody Electric Guitar with Alder Body, Maple Neck, Rosewood Fretboard, 3 x Fat '60s Single-coil Pickups, and Hard Case - Relic Opaque 3-Tone Sunburst
Item ID: Strat65RO3TS

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A Premium Strat from Fender's Past

Want to play a piece of history? The Fender Custom Shop 1965 Relic Stratocaster is an homage to Fender's music-shaping history. For Fender, the early part of that turbulent decade saw the introduction of rosewood fingerboards on newly-sculpted necks, bolted to bodies sporting wild '50s finishes. This exquisite 1965 Relic Strat is fitted with Custom Shop pickups, giving you the pristine spank and sparkle of the genuine article. If you're ready for the real deal, check out the Fender Custom Shop 1965 Relic Stratocaster.

Fender Custom Shop 1965 Relic Stratocaster at a Glance:
  • Custom shop re-creation
  • Plays and sounds like a real classic
  • Relic finish and hardware for a well-worn look
Custom shop re-creation

The '60s changed music and culture forever, and the Fender Stratocaster was on the front lines. Many of the most influential artists of the decade, and of all time, played the Strat. The Fender Custom Shop pays tribute to those years with the 1965 Relic Stratocaster.

Plays and sounds like a real classic

You'll love the tone from the Custom Shop 1965 Relic Strat's alder body and the smooth-playing maple neck with rosewood fretboard. The neck boasts a comfortable large C shape, and a 9.5" radius and 6105 frets on the fretboard. You won't want to put this Custom Shop beauty down. The matching headstock gives the 1965 Relic Stratocaster a unique look, one to stand out among your other guitars.

Relic finish and hardware for a well-worn look

As you can imagine, a true 1965 Strat would show signs of wear and tear, and the Fender Custom Shop 1965 Relic Stratocaster is finished to represent those years of playing. The worn finish on the body and neck, and the aged and slightly rusty hardware will make you wonder if it really isn't a true vintage guitar. The custom Fat '60s Strat pickups will give you vintage tones by the ton. The Fender Custom Shop 1965 Relic Stratocaster is sure to please even the pickiest of guitar lovers.

Fender Custom Shop 1965 Heavy Relic Stratocaster Features:
  • Heavy Relic treatment = half-century old looks; modern playability
  • Fender's classic large C neck shape serves up outstanding feel
  • Three Custom Shop Fat 50's pickups for legendary chunk 'n' chime
  • Custom wiring gives you tone control over the bridge pickup
  • 6105 (medium jumbo) frets let you bend up high without fretting out
The Fender Custom Shop 1965 Heavy Relic Stratocaster is the real deal!

Tech Specs

Manufacturer Part Number 9235000139

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