Fender American Vintage 56 Stratocaster, Black
Fender American Vintage 56 Stratocaster, BlackDetails
The Stratocaster model is of course a popular choice amongst guitarists, but the American Vintage Series from Fender strives to bring the classic design and feel of their titled years. Rather than simply updating previous models, Fender have gone for a clean-slate approach and you might just be surprised with the authenticity of the American Vintage '56 Stratocaster.
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To help you understand how our finance options work, the examples below are based on a total order value of £250:
|Finance||APR||Deposit to Pay||Payments||Total Payable|
|Classic Credit 48 Months 14.9%||14.9%||No Deposit||48 months: £6.83 |
Final payment: £6.83
No settlement fee
|Classic Credit 36 Months 15.9%||15.9%||No Deposit||36 months: £8.65 |
Final payment: £8.65
No settlement fee
|Classic Credit 24 Months 18.9%||18.9%||No Deposit||24 months: £12.41 |
Final payment: £12.41
No settlement fee
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Fender's 2012 American Vintage Series possess their most refined and authentic guitars yet. There is an immense amount of hard work put into examining and studying original-era instruments. Through exhaustive research, every detail is captured to make crafting these guitars even more authentic than before. You might even think you've travelled back in time when you get a hold of these, due to their sheer vintage-accurate precision in design and tone.
The American Vintage '56 Stratocaster boasts exciting new American Vintage '56 Strat® pickups in the Bridge, Middle and Neck for that vintage-accurate tone. A lightweight alder body ensures comfortable playing and the black finish gives the guitar that classic appearance.
The thick, soft "V"-shape maple neck possesses comfortable rounded edges and butterfly string tree on the headstock, as well as Vintage Style Frets.
Fender have even gone down to authentic details like the single-ply white pickguard, on top of its alder body. The body itself is topped off with a simple Black finish.
This American Vintage '56 Stratocaster also features the American Vintage Synchronised Tremolo.
- Vintage '56 Strat Strap
- Vintage 3-Position Switch
- '50s Strat Information Kit
- Bridge Cover
- Owner's Manual
- Saddle Height Wrench
- Body: Alder, Stratocaster® Shape
- Pickguard: 1-Ply White
- Neck: Maple, Thick Soft "V"-Shape
- Fingerboard: Maple, 7.25" Radius
- No. of Frets: 21
- Scale Length: 25.5"(648 mm)
- Width at Nut: 1.650"(42 mm)
Pickups & Hardware:
- Pickups: New American Vintage '56 Strat® Single-Coil Pickup (Bridge), New American Vintage '56 Strat® Single-Coil Pickup (Middle), New American Vintage '56 Strat® Single-Coil Pickup (Neck)
- Controls: Master Volume, Tone 1. (Neck Pickup), Tone 2. (Bridge/Middle Pickup)
- Pickup Switching: 5-Position Blade
- Position 1. Bridge Pickup
- Position 2. Bridge and Middle Pickup
- Position 3. Middle Pickup
- Position 4. Middle and Neck Pickup
- Position 5. Neck Pickup
- Tuning Machines: Single Line "Fender Deluxe" Vintage Style
- Hardware: Chrome
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