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Fender Custom Shop Masterbuilt '66 Stratocaster Electric Guitar Aged Cherry Sunburst (SN:R91744)

You are looking at a Fender Custom Shop Masterbuilt '66 Stratocaster Electric Guitar Aged Cherry Sunburst, serial number R91744. This is the actual guitar you will receive should you decide to purchase. (7 lbs, 9.7 oz.)

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Crafted to perfection by Masterbuilder Greg Fessler, this Custom Shop Masterbuilt '66 Stratocaster is a rare beast. Featuring captivating tiger stripe aesthetic, Custom Shop vintage design features, and hand-wound '64 single-coil Strat pickups, this gem of a guitar will add high-end flare to any collection.

Captivating Tiger Stripe Aesthetic
Created with passionate precision by Greg Fessler, this custom guitar showcases what you can do with flame maple placed carefully in the hands of an expert craftsman. Greg selected a top with gorgeous, subtle, and natural-looking tiger stripe  all across the body and neck of this guitar. The Aged Cherry Sunburst finish allows the beauty of the AAAA bookmatched flame maple top to shine through, while the back shows off the relatively subdued grain of the lightweight ash. The 1-piece AAAAA flame maple neck continues the tiger stripe aesthetic all the way up and across the headstock.

Custom Shop Vintage Design Features
Based on the iconic '66 Stratocaster, this Fender Custom Shop guitar features vintage parts and design features dating back to that golden era. The neck of this guitar, aside from having striking aesthetics, sports a '66 Oval "C" shape. It has a 6-saddle American Vintage Synchronized Tremolo bridge and vintage-style tuning machines. To complete the vintage design, this Custom Shop '66 Strat also features a large Strat headstock shape with '60s Bob Perine logo decal.

Hand-Wound '64 Single-Coil Strat Pickups
It's not just the looks of this guitar which exude vintage quality, it's the tone. This beautiful Strat is outfitted with three Custom Shop hand-wound single-coil '64 Strat pickups. Each pickup is individually scatter-wound with enameled wire and vintage staggered alnico 5 magnets. The middle pickup is a reverse-wound reverse-polarity pickup which eliminates hum. Like the original model, this guitar has classic three-way switching. In the same vein, you can access bridge-and-middle or middle-and-neck combined pickup tones by carefully balancing in between positions on the 3-way pickup selector switch. With Vintage Modified #2 wiring and a treble bleed circuit to preserve clear highs, this altered layout offers more creative control in any musical style.


  • Custom Shop '66 Stratocaster NOS Aged Cherry Sunburst Finish
  • AAAA Bookmatched Flame Maple Top on Lightweight Ash
  • 1-Piece AAAAA Flame Maple '66 Oval "C" Shape Neck
  • 21-Fret Maple Fingerboard with Abalone Face Dot Inlays
  • Hand-Wound '64 Single-Coil Strat Pickups with Three-way Switch
  • 6-Saddle American Vintage Synchronized Tremolo and Vintage-Style Tuning Machines
  • Includes Hardshell Case, Certificate of Authenticity, and Strap

Get your Fender Custom Shop Masterbuilt '66 Stratocaster Electric Guitar Aged Cherry Sunburst from Sam Ash today. With over nine decades of experience in the music retail business, Sam Ash is dedicated to helping every player and collector find the distinctive instrument that they've been longing for. And remember, your purchase is protected by the security of our 45/60 day return/price protection policy.

Things You Will Get:

  • Electric Guitar
  • Hardshell Case
  • Certificate of Authenticity
  • Strap


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Number Of Frets 21
Scale Length 25.5"
Neck Shape '66 Oval "C"
Fingerboard Radius 9.5"
Body Style Stratocaster®
Neck Type Bolt On
Neck Wood AAAAA Flame Maple
Fingerboard AAAAA Flame Maple
Body Wood 2-Piece Lightweight Ash
Top AAAA Flame Maple
Pickup Configuration S-S-S
Bridge Pickup Custom Shop Hand-Wound Single-Coil '64 Strat
Neck Pickup Custom Shop Hand-Wound Single-Coil '64 Strat
Middle Pickup Custom Shop Hand-Wound Single-Coil '64 Strat (RWRP)
Bridge Type 6-Saddle American Vintage Synchronized Tremolo
Tuning Machines Vintage Style
Orientation Right-Handed
Other Features Masterbuilt by Greg Fessler; NOS Nitrocellulose Lacquer Finish; Large Strat® Headstock Shape with ‘60s Bob Perine Logo Decal; 3-Position Switch; Vintage Modified #2 Wiring; Abalone Face Dot Inlays; Sanko 6105 Frets; Genuine Bone Nut; 4-Ply White Pearloid Pickguard; White Plastic Parts; "R" Serial "F" Logo Neck Plate; Chrome Ashtray Bridge Cover; Chrome/ Nickel Hardware; Black Hardshell Case with Custom Shop Embroidered Logo, Master Builder Certificate and Portfolio included
Case/Bag Included Yes
Case Type Hardshell Case
Weight 7 lbs, 9.7 oz.
Series Masterbuilt
Model '66 Stratocaster® NOS, Aged Cherry Sunburst, Masterbuilt by Greg Fessler
Warranty Info:

Fender warrants this Fender or Squier electric guitar or bass to be free from defects in materials and workmanship for two (2) years from the date of original purchase, subject to limitations set forth herein ("Limited Warranty"). This Limited Warranty applies only to the original retail purchaser when this instrument is purchased from an Authorized Fender Dealer and is subject to the limitations set forth herein. IMPORTANT: PLEASE RETAIN YOUR ORIGINAL SALES RECEIPT, AS IT IS YOUR PROOF OF PURCHASE VALIDATING THIS LIMITED WARRANTY.

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