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Fender American Original 50's Stratocaster, Maple Neck, White Blonde

  code:FENDER USA ORIG 50's STRAT WHITE BLONDE
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  • All New American Original Series
  • 50's Style Guitar
  • Thick, Soft V Neck Profile and 9.5" Radius gives that Vintage Feel
  • Swamp Ash Body Finished in White Blonde
  • Made in USA
  • Includes Fender Hard Case
  • Hassle Free 14-Day Returns For Online Transactions
  • FREE Delivery on Orders Over £50*
  • Order before 2pm for Next Working Day Delivery**
  • Express European Delivery Available
  • All Deliveries Fully Tracked And Insured

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The American Original Range

The American Original range focus on decades rather specific years. This particular model is aimed at the 1950's, when the first Stratocaster was released in 1954. 

These guitars have also got a Modern fretboard radius and modern switching. This is helpful because though the old switching systems were period-correct, they weren’t always the most useful to have on-board. 

Nitro Finish

One of the best things about the American Original guitars is their Nitro-Cellulose finish which is done to ensure that these instruments resonate like the Fender guitars of old. The Nitro finish is thinner than a modern gloss finish and this allows the wood to breathe and resonate. 

The nitro finish will also mean the guitar will age beautifully. So your instrument will grow old with you and simply sound better with age as the wood and finish settles. 

Here's what Fender say about the American Original 50s Strat

When we released the Stratocaster in 1954, we didn't set out to create a classic-but we did. The Stratocaster's sleek style, articulate sound and plethora of innovations redefined electric guitar and opened up a brave new world of musical possibilities. The American Original '50s Stratocaster maintains Fender's legendary original-era style and ground-breaking tone, while adding modern feel and pickup switching.

The wax-potted Pure Vintage '59 single-coil Stratocaster pickups are as period-correct as possible, from the Formvar-coated coil wire to the cloth-covered output wires, fibre bobbins and Alnico 5 magnets. The thick ""Soft V"" neck profile is perfect for fretting chords, while the 9.5""-radius fingerboard enhances playability. Other authentic touches include vintage-tall frets, original-era body radii, vintage-style hardware-including a six-point synchronised tremolo bridge-vintage-style hardshell case and a lacquer finish that not only lets the wood ""breathe"" naturally, it also ages in a distinctively appealing way.

The American Original '50s Stratocaster is the best way to experience the performance, style and tone that made Fender a household name among guitarists.

We Welcome Part Exchange

We welcome part exchanges on items over £500. We realise that sometimes you need to “move something on” to get your new guitar. We give fair prices and once agreed we stick to them. The only thing we ask is that you accurately describe your guitar. We have plenty of happy customers from our part exchange scheme.

How it works – If you are local, you can simply call in. If you are not local we will assess your guitar and give you a valuation via phone/e-mail (we may ask for pictures). Once the price is agreed, we always stick to it, and your new guitar will be removed from the market so the deal can be concluded.

You can either send us your guitar, or we can use our courier to pick up for a small charge (UK only). Once the guitar is with us and any balance is paid we can dispatch your new guitar.

Need to know more? Just e-mail us at: sales@soundaffectsmusic.com or call us on 01695-570023