For guitarists who must have original-era Strat® sound, look and feel, the Classic Series '60s Stratocaster epitomizes the instrument during its second decade, when musicians used it to conjure and create electrifying sounds never before imagined or experienced. With its authentic features and finishes, everything about it takes you back to a wildly creative time when rock music came into its own—from surf to psychedelia and more—and players started to discover in earnest just what a phenomenal instrument the Stratocaster really was.
Maple neck with “C”-shaped profile and “small” headstock
7.25”-radius rosewood fingerboard with 21 vintage-style frets
Vintage-style single-coil Stratocaster pickups with staggered pole pieces
Modern five-way pickup switch
Aged control knobs and switch tip
Vintage-style synchronized tremolo bridge
VINTAGE-STYLE SINGLE-COIL PICKUPS
This instrument features vintage-style single-coil pickups that expertly evoke the sound and style of classic Fender guitars from the 1950s, ’60s and ’70s.
"C" NECK PROFILE
The neck of this instrument has a comfortable "C" profile (the shape of the neck in cross section), sculpted to impart a vintage-style playing feel from Fender’s first golden age in the 1950s and ’60s. The most prevalent neck profile shape, it’s remarkably comfortable and is ideal for all playing styles.
VINTAGE-STYLE SIX-SADDLE SYNCHRONIZED TREMOLO BRIDGE
With authentic design and performance that evokes the Stratocasters of the 1950s and ’60s, this model features a vintage-style synchronized tremolo bridge with six saddles.