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Fender Custom Shop 1956 Stratocaster Heavy Relic Guitar - Aged Vintage White - CHUCKSCLUSIVE - #R125401

by Fender
Original price $0.00 - Original price $0.00
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$5,080.00 - $5,080.00
Current price $5,080.00


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Great Vibes and Great Sound - Fender Custom Shop 1956 Stratocaster Heavy Relic Guitar - Aged Vintage White - CHUCKSCLUSIVE

More than 65 years after its namesake predecessor, this instrument comes loaded. It has the great looks, the sound, and the vibe which together so expertly evoke the Stratocaster in its original, most golden era.

The two-piece select ash body exudes balanced highs and sweet midrange with lively resonance. The one-piece flat-sawn maple neck has a chunky ’54-style Soft “V” profile, topped by a comfortable vintage compound-radius (7.25”-9.5”) maple fingerboard that flattens slightly toward the nut for easy bending, with 21 medium vintage (47095) frets and a bone nut. All three Custom Shop hand-wound ’55 Strat® pickups (reverse-wound/reverse-polarity middle pickup for hum cancellation in switch positions 2 and 4) deliver crystal-clear highs and well-balanced midrange, with ’54-’58 vintage Strat wiring and five-way switching. Other premium features include a single-ply parchment pickguard, Custom Shop vintage synchronized tremolo bridge, vintage-style tuners, wing string tree with nylon spacer, deluxe hardshell case, strap and certificate of authenticity.

Our 65th Anniversary

Chuck Levin's was founded in 1958 and saw its early successes while the original versions of these Custom Shop instruments were leaving the Fender Custom shop. Like the Fender Stratocaster, Chuck Levin's has endured and thrived for decades since and become a legend to many musicians. To celebrate our 65th Anniversary and shared history together, Chuck Levin's has partnered with the Fender Custom Shop to bring you this amazing instrument.



  • Body Wood: Ash
  • Body Finish: Lacquer
  • Finish Type: Heavy Relic
  • Custom Color: Aged Vintage White


  • Neck Type: 56 Strat Custom Relic
  • Neck Finish: Medium Tint Nitrocellulose Lacquer
  • Fretboard Wood: Heavy Relic Maple
  • Truss Rod: 50s
  • Number of Frets: 21
  • Tuning Keys: Vintage with Fender Logo Relic
  • Mounting Holes: 4 Bolt
  • Fret Wire: Medium Jumbo/6150
  • Face Dots: Micarta Black .250
  • Fretboard Radius: 7.25"
  • Nut Width: 1.650"
  • Neck Shape: 10/56 "V"
  • Nut Material: Bone
  • Side Dots: Micarta Black 3/32"


  • Bridge: American Vintage Strat Relic
  • Output Jack: Vintage Strat Relic
  • Neck Plate: R Ser Vintage Relic
  • Back Plate: Strat Vintage 4-Ply Tortoiseshell Relic
  • Strings: 10-46
  • String Tree: American Vintage 56-58 Relic
  • Trem Arm: Vintage Strat Relic
  • Trem Arm Tip: Aged White Relic
  • Pickguard: 4-Ply Brown Shell Nitro
  • Switch Tip: Vintage Aged White Relic
  • Tone Knob: Strat SM FT Tone Vintage White Relic
  • Volume Knob: Strat SM FT Volume Vintage White Relic


  • Controls: Strat Modern Wiring
  • Selector Switch: 5-way Lever
  • Pots: 250K 10% Taper Split
  • Pickup Covers: Aged Vintage White Relic
  • Neck Pickup: 50s Strat Neck/Middle Relic
  • Middle Pickup: 50s Strat Neck/Middle Relic
  • Bridge Pickup: 50s Strat Bridge Relic


  • Strings: Fender® USA 250R Nickel Plated Steel (.010-.046 Gauges)
  • Included Accessories: Deluxe Hardshell Case, Strap and Certificate of Authenticity

Manufacturer: Fender
Model: 9232000627-AVWH
SKU: I719445-N-R125401-1-WHXB

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