5103 McCullough Ave. Ste. 101, San Antonio, TX 78212
Phone: 210.384.4303
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Fender Custom Shop 1957 Stratocaster Heavy Relic, Lark Guitars Custom Run - Aztec Gold (110)

By Fender Custom Shop

$ 4,150.00

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Questions? 210-384-4303 or Email

Lark Guitars is ecstatic to debut our Lark Custom Run 1957 Stratocasters! 1957 was a pivotal year for the Stratocaster as Leo Fender began transitioning to deep contour bodies and medium "V" neck profiles that remained unchanged for years to come. We decided to recreate the iconic '57 Strat but with the now modern accommodations many have grown to expect and appreciate. We began with a gorgeous AA Flame maple neck ,'57 Soft "V" profile finished with a 9.5"-12" compound radius and jumbo 6100 frets that feels just as smooth as it looks, and plays even better. As the base of the guitar we chose beautiful Swamp Ash bodies finished with a Heavy Relic Nitrocellulose lacquer that allows the guitar to ring freely, enhancing the sustain and 'splash' many have come to love. We simply couldn't stop there though, this guitar needed to embody the heart and soul of a '57 Strat! We had the fine folks over at the Fender Custom Shop wind some very special Hand-Wound Fat '57 single-coil pickups that truly bring this iconic guitar to life!

Model: Fender Custom Shop 1957 Strat Ash Heavy Relic

Builder: Fender Custom Shop

Body Type: Solid Body

Body Wood: Swamp Ash

Finish Type: Nitro Lacquer

Finish Color: Aztec Gold

Aging: Heavy Relic

Back Finish: Nitro Lacquer

Neck Wood: Flame Maple AA

Neck Carve: 57 Soft "V"

Scale Length: 25.5''

Neck Dimensions: .850" - .990"

Neck Radius: 9.5 - 12 Compound

Frets: 6100

Nut Width: 1.650''

Nut Material: Bone

Neck Finish: Medium Tent

Inlays: Black Dots

Side Dots: Black Dots

Headstock: 54-60 Fender Sticker

Neck Pickup: Custom Shop HW Fat '57 Single-Coil Strat

Middle Pickup: Custom Shop HW Fat '57 Single-Coil Strat (RW)

Bridge Pickup: Custom Shop HW Fat '57 Single-Coil Strat

Pickguard: 56 Black (Single-Ply)

Hardware: Nickel/Chrome

Bridge: 6-Saddle American Vintage Synchronized Tremolo

Tuners: Vintage with Fender Logo

Controls: Master Volume (w/Treble Bleed), Tone 1. (Neck Pickup), Tone 2. (Bridge/Middle Pickup)

Electronics: 5-Position Blade

Case: Fender Tweed Tolex with Orange Interior

Weight: 7lbs 10 oz

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