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True to a remarkable era, the 1968 Stratocaster has an exceptional regality that resonates through the decades. Boasting an oversized headstock at the end of a riftsawn “U”-shaped maple neck, topped off with a round-lam maple fingerboard, this guitar has the unforgettable, classic feel that only the Fender Custom Shop can create. Giving it our signature Super Heavy Relic treatment, a WLS undercoat priming a lacquer finish on a hand-selected two-piece select alder body and comfortable urethane finish on the neck completes this mouth-wateringly faithful Strat®.

In period-correct fashion, hand-wound ’69 pickups, complemented by 5-way switching and Vintage Modified #2 wiring, transcend the passage of time to recreate the warm and chimey tonal options you’d expect of this sublime guitar.

Additional appointments include a 9.5”-radius fingerboard, 21 6105 frets, 3-ply Eggshell pickguard, American Vintage synchronized tremolo, Fender “F”-stamped tuning machines, bone nut and wing string tree with nylon spacer. Includes deluxe hardshell case, strap and Certificate of Authenticity.


Brand Fender Custom Shop
Model2018 Limited 1968 Stratocaster
Finish ColorSuper Faded Aged Cherry Burst
AgingSuper Heavy Relic
Finish TypeNitrocellulose Lacquer Over Urethane Finish
Weight7.65 lbs.
Body WoodSelect Alder
Neck WoodMaple Rift Sawn
Neck Shape1969 "U"
Neck Dimensions.860 1st - .920 12th
FingerboardRound-Laminated Maple
Fingerboard Radius9.5"
Nut MaterialBone
Frets21 6105s
PickupsCustom Shop Handwound Texas Special™ Single-Coil Strat (bridge), Custom Shop '69 Hand-Wound Reverse Wound/Reverse Polarity Single-Coil Strat (middle), Custom Shop Hand-Wound 1969 Single-Coil Strat (neck)
Controls1 Volume, 2 Tone, 5-Way
TunersSchaller F Key
Bridge6-Saddle Vintage-Style Synchronized Tremolo
Pickguard3-Ply White
CaseHardshell Case

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