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Fender American Vintage II 1961 Stratocaster Rosewood Fingerboard Olympic White with Hard Shell Case

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American Vintage II 1961 Stratocaster®, Slab Rosewood Fingerboard, Olympic White with Hard Shell Case



American Vintage II 1961 Stratocaster®, Slab Rosewood Fingerboard, Olympic White - A Tribute to Fender's Golden Era

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.

Iconic 1961 Stratocaster Design

During the late '50s and early '60s, the popularity of Fender musical instruments flourished. By 1961, the Stratocaster had taken on a more refined aesthetic, with a vibrant 3-Color Sunburst and a bold black edge, topped with a 3-ply pickguard accenting the Strat's signature curves. The American Vintage II 1961 Stratocaster reproduces this quintessential tone and feel of the original with a premium alder body, a trio of Pure Vintage 1961 Stratocaster pickups, and a medium "C"-Shaped maple neck mated with a 7.25" radius slab rosewood fingerboard.

Period-Accurate Hardware and Finishes

The vintage-accurate synchronized tremolo with a cold-rolled steel block and bent steel saddles, single-line "Fender Deluxe" tuners, and 3-ply pickguard provide an authentic look and feel. The 1961 Stratocaster in Olympic White is a true celebration of Fender's iconic design and craftsmanship.

Unmatched Quality and Craftsmanship

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.

Specifications:

Model:

  • Model Number: 0110232803

Neck:

  • Headstock: Stratocaster®
  • Neck Material: Maple
  • Neck Finish: Gloss Nitrocellulose Lacquer
  • Neck Shape: 1961 "C"
  • Neck Construction: 4-Bolt
  • Fingerboard Radius: 7.25" (184.1 mm)
  • Fingerboard Material: Slab Rosewood
  • Position Inlays: Clay Dot
  • Side Dots: Vintage Clay
  • Number of Frets: 21
  • Truss Rod: Vintage-Style Butt Adjust
  • Truss Rod Nut: Vintage-Style Butt Adjust
  • String Nut: Bone
  • Nut Width: 1.650" (42 mm)
  • Nut Material: Bone

Body:

  • Body Material: Alder
  • Body Finish: Gloss Nitrocellulose Lacquer
  • Body Shape: Stratocaster®

Hardware:

  • Bridge: Pure Vintage Synchronized Tremolo with Bent Steel Saddles
  • Bridge Cover/Tailpiece: Includes Chrome Bridge Cover
  • Bridge Mounting: 6-Screw Vintage-Style
  • Tremolo Block: Cold Rolled Steel
  • Pickguard: 3-Ply Mint Green
  • Pickup Covers: Aged White
  • Control Knobs: Aged White
  • Switch Tip: Aged White
  • Hardware Finish: Nickel/Chrome
  • Tuning Machines: Pure Vintage Single Line "Fender Deluxe"
  • String Trees: Butterfly
  • Strings: Fender® USA 250R Nickel Plated Steel (.010-.046 Gauges), PN 0730250406
  • Tremolo Arm: Screw-In
  • Neck Plate: 4-Bolt Serialized
  • Strap Buttons: Vintage-Style

Electronics:

  • Bridge Pickup: Pure Vintage '61 Single-Coil Strat®
  • Middle Pickup: Pure Vintage '61 Single-Coil Strat®
  • Neck Pickup: Pure Vintage '61 Single-Coil Strat®
  • Pickup Configuration: SSS
  • Controls: Master Volume, Tone 1 (Neck/Middle Pickups), Tone 2 (Bridge 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

Case/Gig Bag:

  • Vintage-Style Brown (Orange Interior)

This electric guitar ships fully insured with signature required.