Fender Custom Shop Rory Gallagher Signature Relic Strat, Sunburst

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Product Ref: 60070

  • Custom Shop Signature Stratocaster Handmade in the USA
  • Highly Resonant and Lightweight Alder Body
  • Custom-Wound '60s Single-Coil Pickups
  • Three-Colour Sunburst Finish with Nitrocellulose Lacquer
  • Maple Neck with an Early '60s ''C'' Profile

Fender Custom Shop Rory Gallagher Signature Relic Strat, Sunburst


The Fender Custom Shop Rory Gallagher Signature Relic is the perfect example of a handmade Custom Shop signature stratocaster electric guitar. The Maple neck with Rosewood fingerboard has an early '60s ''C'' profile that provides a comfortable and smooth playing experience. The Rory Gallagher Signature Relic features a trio of Custom-Wound '60s single-coil pickups that are combined with the resonant Alder body and snappy Rosewood fingerboard to create a classic strat sound that's ideal for everything from rock to country and blues.

Serial Number: R82838

Product Ref: 60070

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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.

For 2015, the Custom Shop proudly introduced an expanded selection of premium ''relic'' finishes that have been designed to replicate the worn-in vibe of a genuine vintage instrument. The Relic finish evokes decades of the most punishing playing and touring, with each one specially devised to capture the authenticity of the original-era, along with unparalleled breathability and resonance.

Premium Features of the Fender Custom Shop Rory Gallagher Signature

The Custom Shop Rory Gallagher Signature is equipped with a sizzling trio of Custom '60s single-coil pickups with a 3-position blade mounted within a three-ply mint green pickguard. Other premium and unique features include mis-matched tuners with 5 Sperzel® and one Gotoh®, as well as a mis-matched dot inlay, a six-saddle American Vintage tremolo bridge and aged chrome hardware. This heavily worn and distressed-looking model accurately replicates the wear patterns of Rory's original stratocaster. The relic'ed three-colour sunburst finish comes complete with a nitrocellulose lacquer, which imparts the appearance of decades of aging and use without the need for heavy wear and tear. Also included is a brown hardshell case.

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.

Unique Features

  • Aged white plastic parts
  • Original dot spacing
  • One mis-matched Sperzel® tuning machine
  • Clay dot inlays with one mis-matched
  • Slot-head mounting screws in selector switch
  • Heavily worn and distressed with most of the paint missing
  • Replicates the wear patterns of Rory's original guitar


  • Model Name: Rory Gallagher Signature Stratocaster® Relic® Rosewood Fingerboard, 3-Colour Sunburst
  • Model Number: 0150080800
  • Serial Number: R82838
  • Series: Artist Signature
  • Colour: 3-Colour Sunburst

Body & Bridge

  • Body Material: Select Alder
  • Body Finish: Nitrocellulose Lacquer
  • Body Shape: Stratocaster®
  • Bridge: 6-Saddle American Vintage Synchronised Tremolo

Neck & Fingerboard

  • Neck Material: Quartersawn Maple
  • Neck Finish: Nitrocellulose Lacquer
  • Neck Shape: Early '60s ''C''
  • Scale Length: 25.5'' (648mm)
  • Fingerboard: Rosewood
  • Fingerboard Radius: 9.5'' (241mm)
  • Number of Frets: 21
  • Fret Size: Medium Jumbo
  • String Nut: Synthetic Bone
  • Nut Width: 1.650'' (42mm)
  • Position Inlays: Clay Dots with One Mis-Matched

Hardware & Electronics

  • Bridge Pickup: Custom'60s Single-Coil Strat
  • Middle Pickup: Custom '60s Single-Coil Strat
  • Neck Pickup: Custom '60s Single-Coil Strat
  • Controls:
    • Master Volume
    • Tone 1: Neck Pickup
    • Tone 2: Middle Pickup
  • Pickup Switching: 3-Position Blade
    • Position 1: Bridge Pickup
    • Position 2: Middle Pickup
    • Position 3: Neck Pickup
  • Pickup Configuration: SSS
  • Hardware Finish: Nickel/Chrome
  • Tuning Machines: 5 Sperzel® Die-Cast with 1 Mis-Matched Gotoh®
  • Pickguard: 3-Ply Mint Green
  • Tremolo Arm Handle: Vintage-Style
  • Strings: Fender® USA 250R, NPS, (.010 - .046 Gauges)

Included Accessories

  • Cable
  • Strap
  • Case
  • CruzTools® Tool Kit
  • Certificate of Authenticity