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1988 Fender American Standard Strat, Gunmetal Blue

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Serial #: E404085 Scale length: 25 1/2" Nut width: 1 5/8" Fingerboard radius: 9.5" Neck depth, 1st/12th frets: .78/.82 Weight: 8lb 8oz

Materials: Solid figured alder body; solid one-piece maple neck with rosewood fingerboard.

Hardware: All original hardware includes three ply white beveled pickguard, controls and switchtip; 2 point fulcrum tremelo with white cover plate; triple white staggered pole Fender single coil pickups; Fender die-cast tuners, with double string trees; adjustable neck plate; adjustable truss rod.

Notes: The most popular and imitated electric guitar of all time, the Fender Stratocaster was introduced in 1954. This brilliant American Standard model is finished in a rare and striking Metallic Gunmetal Blue finish, seen only on this model in a few short years in the late '80s.

This gleaming example has been maintained in 100% original, virtually unplayed condition, without pick, buckle, thumb or fingerboard wear, even arriving with its clear plastic pickguard sheet protector still intact. With a neck date of 04-19-88, and a body date of 04-02-88, the body bears the inspection sticker of Hector Montez, who was responsible for shaping and sanding bodies in Fender's Corona, CA plant.

With smooth low action over a fresh high precision setup, the guitar playes effortlessly, with classic Strat bite and versatility. Combining faithful vintage styling with flawless modern performance, this stunning guitar is an eye-catching rarity in Fender's most iconic model. One only: call now.

Setup: This instrument is strung with light gauge nickel strings (.010). The guitar will accommodate lighter or heavier gauge strings, according to preference. String action is set at 5/64" to 6/64" at the 12th fret, with moderate relief. The action may be lowered or raised to your requirements with the adjustable bridge.

Case: Original Fender logo rectangular molded hardshell case.
















































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