The Fender® American Vintage II series presents a remarkably accurate take on the revolutionary designs that altered the course of musical history. Built with period-accurate bodies, necks and hardware, premium finishes and meticulously voiced, year-specific pickups, each instrument captures the essence of authentic Fender craftsmanship and tone.
With its alluring curves, sparkling sounds and groundbreaking tremolo bridge, Fender’s new 1954 Stratocaster® was a phenomenon, unlike anything the world had ever seen. By 1957, the Stratocaster had crystallised into a mid-century masterpiece.
Featuring a trio of Pure Vintage '57 Stratocaster pickups, sweeping body contours and a supremely comfortable “V”-shape neck with a 7.25” radius maple fingerboard, the American Vintage II 1957 Stratocaster reproduces the quintessential tone and feel of the original. Other appointments include a vintage-accurate synchronized tremolo with cold rolled steel block and bent steel saddles, single-line “Fender Deluxe” tuners and a single-ply pickguard.
Offered in three stunning nitrocellulose lacquer finishes – 2-Colour Sunburst and Sea Foam Green over alder and Vintage Blonde over ash – the American Vintage II 1957 Stratocaster celebrates a true icon of Fender instrument design.
The instruments in the American Vintage II series are direct descendants of the original Fenders: designed for players with a fine appreciation for vintage Fender tone and feel and built with unmatched quality, down to the last screw. These are Fender electrics in their purest form: Fender American Vintage II, the stuff of legends.
- Ash body w/ Gloss Nitrocellulose Lacquer finish
- 1-Piece Maple 1957 "V" neck w/ 25.5" (64.77 cm) scale & Gloss Nitrocellulose Lacquer finish
- Maple fretboard w/ 7.25" (184.1 mm) radius & Black Dot inlays
- 21 Vintage Tall frets
- 1.650" (42 mm) Bone nut
- Pure Vintage Single Line "Fender Deluxe" tuning machines
- Pure Vintage Synchronized Tremolo with Bent Steel Saddles bridge w/ Screw-In tremolo
- Pure Vintage '57 Single-Coil Strat® bridge, middle and neck pickups w/ Aged White pickup covers
- Master Volume, Tone 1. (Neck/Middle Pickups), Tone 2. (Bridge Pickup) controls & 5-Position Blade switch
- Includes Vintage-Style Tweed Case (Crushed Red Interior)
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