Fender Custom Shop David Gilmour Signature Relic Strat, Black

£4,219.00 (including VAT @ 20%)

1 In StockDelivery Information

Item in stock at our Distribution Centre in York

We currently have this item in stock at our Distribution Centre in York, ready for dispatch.

"Can be delivered to you on" shows the next available date that we will be able to deliver this item to you on, depending on the delivery option you select, and the stock availability of anything else that you add to your shopping basket.

Can be delivered to you on: 26th October 2016
FREE Delivery available.

Add to Basket

30 day money back guarantee included

30 day money back guarantee included

Once the product is delivered, you have 30 days to decide that you definitely want to keep it. If you decide it is not suitable for any reason, you can return it back to us for replacement or full refund, including standard delivery charges.

All Products are new unless stated, and include a minimum of one year warranty.

Some items are only eligible for money back guarantee if they are returned to us unused and sealed in the original packaging, and in the case of software, unregistered. These items include:

  • Software
  • CDs & DVDs
  • In-ear Monitors
  • Earplugs and Ear Protection
  • Mouthpieces, Reeds etc… for Woodwind and Brass instruments
  • Mouth / Lip Care Products

We are unable to accept returns of any custom made items designed to work together as a unique package, such as computer system built to a customer’s personal specifications. Exceptions may only be possible with prior agreement of the vendor, and may be subject to a cancellation fee.

Optional: 5 year warranty: £232.05
(Includes 90 day money back guarantee)


The product price includes a one year warranty and 30 day money back guarantee.

However, the Gear4music extended warranty scheme provides an enhanced service, and is designed to offer a higher level of protection than many 'free' warranties offered by some retailers and manufacturers.

The highlights of this enhanced warranty service are:

  • Warranty is extended to 5 years from the date of delivery.
  • Our Money Back guarantee is extended from 30 days to 90 days (terms apply after 30 days)
  • Collection and delivery costs are included for the first two years
  • Claim 50% cash back on the cost of the policy after 5 years if it has not been used!
  • Warranty is transferable if the item is re-sold
  • Loan or replacement equipment will be provided if the product isn't repaired within 30 days
  • If an item can not be repaired, a similar alternative product or cash discount (as defined in this policy) will be offered
  • The policy can be cancelled within 30 days, and at any time after that for a pro-rata discount

Please note that this extended warranty is currently only available on products sold within the EU or EEA, and is subject to the terms and conditions as detailed on the extended warranty certificate provided.

For customers in outlying areas of the country, the price of the Extended Warranty may be marginally higher, due to the potential for higher collection and redelivery transport costs.

This enhanced warranty is in addition to the standard Gear4music and manufacturer warranty policies, and the Gear4music terms and conditions of trade. No statement or condition of sale contained within these terms affects or restricts your statutory rights as defined under the Consumer Contracts Regulation 2014.

Product Ref: 68775

  • Custom Shop Signature Stratocaster Handmade in the USA
  • Highly Resonant and Lightweight Select Alder Body
  • Seymour Duncan, Custom-Wound and Custom Shop '50s Pickups
  • Classic Gilmour ''Black Strat'' Finish with Nitrocellulose Lacquer
  • Maple Neck with a 1983 Thin-Shouldered ''C'' Profile

Fender Custom Shop David Gilmour Signature Relic Strat, Black


The Fender Custom Shop David Gilmour Signature is the perfect example of a handmade Custom Shop Stratocaster electric guitar. The Maple neck with Maple fingerboard features a 1983 thin-shouldered ''C'' profile which provides a smooth and comfortable playing experience. The David Gilmour Signature has a trio of Custom Shop single-coil pickups, which combine with the resonant Alder body to produce the iconic stratocaster tone along with the renowned David Gilmour sound that's ideal for everything from rock to blues.

Product Ref: 68775

View Full Description
  • 15.9%
  • £146.10
  • £5,259.60
Pay by Finance

To make it as easy as possible for you to get the gear you want, we offer a range of instant finance options. If you spend £250 or more online, you can choose to pay over 48, 36 or 24 months. The majority of decisions are given instantly, so you could get your new gear sooner than you thought!

Representative Example

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

How to Apply

Applying for finance couldn't be easier - if your order totals £250 or more, simply proceed through the checkout as normal, then select Pay by Finance on the payment page, then click the orange APPLY FOR INSTANT FINANCE button. This will start your application with V12 Retail Finance, our finance partner, and completing this form should take approximately 10 minutes.

You should get an instant answer on whether your application has been successful, though in some rare cases V12 may need to look at the application in more detail.

Please note: This is only available on orders placed via the website and is not available in store or via phone currently.

Full Description

View Full Description

Artist Signature Series by Fender

The world's greatest artists have come to Fender Custom Shop for decades in search of their perfect instruments. Artfully crafting meticulous replicas using the same techniques and toolings used to create the originals, Fender offers the same artist instruments to you, built in the same shop by the same skilled craftsmen.

David Gilmour and the Fender Custom Shop are extremely proud to release the David Gilmour Signature Stratocaster. Gilmour's famous ''Black Strat'' guitar was the cornerstone of the Pink Floyd sound, features extensively on The Dark Side of the Moon, Wish You Were Here, Animals, The Wall and his critically acclaimed 2006 solo effort On an Island. The Custom Shop worked closely with both Gilmour and his longtime guitar technician Phil Taylor to create this signature relic model, specially devised to capture the authenticity of the original-era while delivering the worn-in vibe of a genuine vintage instrument.

Premium Features of the Fender Custom Shop David Gilmour Signature

The Custom Shop David Gilmour Signature Stratocaster is equipped with an incredible trio of pickups that consist of a Seymour Duncan SSL-5 at the bridge, a Custom-Wound single-coil in the middle and a Custom Shop Fat '50s single-coil at the neck, helping to produce the iconic Pink Rose tonality with modern versatility. This faithful re-creation of David's famous ''Black Strat'' also features an American Vintage synchronised bridge with a custom beveled tremolo block and shortened tremolo arm, aged white pickup covers and aged parchment control knobs.

This signature model comes complete with a classic black and nitrocellulose lacquer body finish, plus a range of Custom Shop accessories, a hardshell case and a Custom Shop certificate of authenticity.

Unrivaled Quality and Craftsmanship

Since 1987, the skilled craftsmen in Fender's Corona, California ''dream factory'' have been producing guitars that are known worldwide for their artistry and unrivaled quality. Ranging from the fine to the fantastic, whether it's building a new custom instrument from the ground up or modifying an existing one, their best is the best. These wonderful instruments have been crafted for and with the input of the world's finest guitarists such as Clapton, Springsteen, Cray, Gilmour, Townshend, Wilko Johnson and Stevie Ray Vaughan, to name just a few.

The History of the Stratocaster

When many people think of an electric guitar, this is the one that leaps to mind. The Stratocaster is one of the world's most popular guitars and is an elegantly versatile creation that is both a musical and cultural touchstone. Not long after Fender revolutionised music with the Telecaster and the Precision Bass, in 1954 they debuted the Stratocaster and it quickly became universally regarded as the archetypal electric guitar. Sleek and stylish aesthetics, smooth playing and tonally versatile, at the heart the Stratocaster remains a fantastic instrument - producing unmistakable sound with a timeless design. A first choice among players worldwide, there is simply nothing that sings, screams, whispers, moans, roars, rocks and rolls like a Fender Stratocaster.


  • Model Name: David Gilmour Signature Stratocaster® Relic®, Maple Fingerboard, Black
  • Model Number: 0150069806
  • Series: Artist
  • Colour: Black

Body & Bridge

  • Body Material: Select Alder
  • Body Finish: Nitrocellulose Lacquer
  • Body Shape: Stratocaster®
  • Bridge: American Vintage Synchronised Tremolo
    • With Custom Beveled Tremolo Block and Shortened Tremolo Arm

Neck & Fingerboard

  • Neck Material: Maple
  • Neck Finish: Nitrocellulose Lacquer
  • Neck Shape: 1983 Thin-Shouldered ''C''
    • .790'' to .870'' Taper
  • Scale Length: 25.5'' (648mm)
  • Fingerboard: Maple
  • Fingerboard Radius: 7.25'' (184.1mm)
  • Number of Frets: 21
  • Fret Size: Vintage
  • String Nut: Bone
  • Nut Width: 1.675'' (42.5mm)
  • Position Inlays: Black Dot (Narrow Spacing)
  • Neck Plate: 4-Bolt Serialized

Hardware & Electronics

  • Bridge Pickup: Seymour Duncan® SSL-5 Single-Coil Strat
  • Middle Pickup: Custom Shop Single-Coil Strat
  • Neck Pickup: Custom Shop Fat '50s Single-Coil Strat
  • Controls:
    • Master Volume
    • Tone 1: Neck Pickup
    • Tone 2: Middle Pickup
  • Pickup Switching: 5-Position Blade
    • Position 1: Bridge Pickup
    • Position 2: Bridge and Middle Pickups
    • Position 3: Middle Pickup
    • Position 4: Middle and Neck Pickups
    • Position 5: Neck Pickup
  • Pickup Configuration: SSS
  • Hardware Finish: Nickel/Chrome
  • Tuning Machines: Vintage
  • Control Knobs: Parchment Plastic
  • Pickguard: 1-Ply Black

Included Accessories

  • Hardshell Case
  • Evidence Audio™ Cable
  • Custom Leather Strap
  • GHS® DG Boomers Strings
  • David Gilmour's Three Disc ''Live In Gdansk'' CD/DVD Package
  • Polishing Cloth
  • Certificate of Authenticity