Fender Custom did explore different options and this a very nice one.

 

Thinking about the Gibson Firebird and  its construction : a neck throuh construction with glued wings (of the same wood), they applied a similar approach but with two different type of wood.

 

Fender Custom shop made a three piece body strat with a combination of two different woods.

 

Center part made of ash to get the 50s twang sound with left and right wings made of alder to get a more 60s smooth resonance.

 

The result is a 50s looking Fender Stratocaster with "duo-tone" sound! Definitely a strat sound but a mix of 50s and 60s.

 

Pickups handwired (and signed) by Abigail Ybarra.

 

Staggered tuners so no string tree needed.

 

And, cherry on the cake, this one is a PROTOTYPE of the duo-tone model.

 

Comes with original Fender case, manual, inspection tag, certificate  Fender strap, Fender production sheet with all technical details.

 

 

 

2010 Fender CS protototype Strat 50s

€5,900.00Price