A genuine classic, this 1956 Fender Stratocaster features a two-tone sunburst finish over ash body, maple neck and fretboard (with rosewood 'skunk stripe' down the back), 7.25" fretboard radius, 3 single coil pickups, original 3-way toggle switch, synchronised tremolo, Kluson split tuners, original wiring harness, and original tweed hard case. Two of the 3 pickup cover are original, bridge pickup cover may have been replaced. Neck date is July '56, body date is August '56, pot codes are 304543 which corresponds to 43rd week of 1955. The original ash tray bridge cover is included, as is the original tweed hardcase. Condition is excellent overall with moderate evidence of play to the neck, plenty of fret life, some playwear to the body consistent with age and useage.
Included is the original 1956 tweed hard case, please review all photographs as they form part of the description.