Fender Custom Shop ’57 1957 Reissue Stratocaster Heavy Relic 2015 Sherwood Green Over Aztec Gold


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Fender Custom Shop ’57 Reissue 1957 Stratocaster Heavy Relic 2015 Sherwood Green over Aztec Gold. Excellent Condition – 9.5/10.

Wow – what a guitar! This is one of the lightest (6.6lbs on our scales) and most accurate Relics we’ve seen pass through the shop in a while, fantastic attention to detail and could easily be mistaken for a real heavily played ’57 with a refinish. The guitar is in excellent used condition 9.5/10 (obviously excluding the heavy relic finish).

The guitar is all original and unmodified. It features a limited edition Sherwood Green over Aztec Gold paint finish with lovely flame maple neck. The neck profile is the a 57 soft V, lovely and comfortable for all hands and players. The flame quartersawn maple has amazing detailing and a true “played in feel” to the finish make for a beautifully comfortable neck. Its probably one of the nicest relics we’ve seen in a while. Fender got it right that day!

The guitar is very resonant and has that signature super versatile strat tone as it is spec’d with 3 x handwound pickups (please note we will update specs as we get them from Fender Custom). The sale includes the case and all candy in the images. Present is the certificate of authenticity and (tbc) shop floor traveller. The ageing and attention to detail on this one is sublime.

This strat is super light at around the 6.6lb mark on our scales and very resonant. With its Alder body and stunning 57 soft V shape flame maple neck the guitar has a lovely and comfortable feel to it. It has a thin and tastefully reliced Nitro finish with the usual heavy relic features. The more you play the more of the beautiful it’ll look! The guitar is very resonant, has fantastic response and superb performance across the board. A real delight to play as you would expect. Save yourself £1000+ on a new one!


Body Material: 2-Piece Select Alder
Body Finish: Thin Skin Nitrocellulose Lacquer Heavy Relic Sherwood Green Over Aztec Gold

Neck Material: Maple
Neck Shape: 57 Soft V
Frets: 21, Sanko 6105
String Nut: Bone
Neck Plate: 4-Bolt Vintage-Style
Neck Finish: Tinted Nitrocellulose Lacquer
Fingerboard: Maple
Inlays: Micarta Black Dot

Bridge Pickup: TBC Relic Single-Coil Strat Pickup
Middle Pickup: TBC Relic Single-Coil Strat Pickup
Neck Pickup: TBC Relic Single-Coil Strat Pickup
Controls: Master Volume, Tone 1. (Neck, Mid), Tone 2. (Bridge), 5 way Switch.

Bridge: 6 Saddle American Vintage Syncronized Tremolo
Tuners: Vintage-Style with Fender Logo
Pickguard: Single Ply
Control Knobs: Vintage White
Neck Plate: 4-Bolt

Deluxe Hardshell Case, Certificate of Authenticity, Tremolo & Case Candy Shown

Guitar will be well packed and sent fully insured.

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