Fender Custom Shop ’64 Strat, Journeyman Relic, Rosewood Fingerboard – Faded Aged Daphne Blue
MORE ABOUT ’64 STRAT® JOURNEYMAN RELIC
1964 saw significant design changes to the Strat, including but not limited to the pickups, pickguard, headstock logo and body contours. The Custom Shop ’64 Strat Journeyman Relic is a faithful recreation of that transitional year’s model, with several compelling custom modifications ideal for all players. Its two-piece select alder body wears a Journeyman Relic lacquer finish with the perfect amount of wear. The quartersawn maple neck has a 1963 “C” profile, 9.5”-radius round-lam rosewood fingerboard and 21 narrow tall (6105) frets.
Custom Shop hand-wound gray bottom ’64 Strat pickups (with reverse-wound/reverse polarity middle pickup) are connected to Vintage Modified #2 wiring with Tone-Saver bleed circuitry and a five-way switch for period-correct tone that preserves highs even at lower volumes. Other features include a three-ply mint green pickguard, custom shop synchronized tremolo, vintage-style tuning machines, bone nut, and wing string tree with tall metal spacer. Also includes deluxe hardshell case, strap and certificate of authenticity.
Our shrine to the heritage and legacy of those pioneers who made us what we are today. The Fender Custom Shop reached new heights of craftsmanship with its acclaimed Time Machine series—artfully “relic-ed” guitars and basses that revolutionized the entire concept of “reissue” instruments. The Custom Shop has since ventured even higher by crafting meticulous replicas using the same techniques and tooling used to create the originals all those years ago.
Used but not abused.
Handed down or changed hands through the years, but mostly played around the house, with the occasional jam session or weekend gig. Has been well taken care of over the years but has finish checking, some “friendly” down-to-the-wood nicks and dings, dullish hardware, and moderate playing wear—a very lucky find.
Model Name:’64 Strat® Journeyman Relic®, Rosewood Fingerboard, Faded Aged Daphne Blue
Color:Faded Aged Daphne Blue
Body Material:2-Piece Select Alder
Neck Material:Quartersawn Maple
Neck Shape:1963 “C”
Scale Length:25.5″ (648 mm)
Fingerboard Radius:9.5″ (241 mm)
Number of Frets:21
Fret Size:Narrow Tall (6105)
Nut Width:1.650″ (42 mm)
Neck Finish:Nitrocellulose Lacquer
Position Inlays:Vintage Clay Dot
Bridge Pickup:Custom Shop Hand-Wound Fat ’64 Single Coil Strat®
Middle Pickup:Custom Shop Hand-Wound Fat ’64 Single Coil Strat® RWRP
Neck Pickup:Custom Shop Hand-Wound Fat ’64 Single Coil Strat®
Controls:Master Volume, Tone 1. (Neck/Middle Pickups), Tone 2. (Bridge Pickup)
Pickup Switching:5-Position Blade: Position 1. Bridge Pickup, Position 2. Bridge and Middle Pickup, Position 3. Middle Pickup, Position 4. Middle and Neck Pickup, Position 5. Neck Pickup
Bridge:Custom Shop Vintage Synchronized Tremolo
Pickguard:3-Ply Mint Green
Control Knobs:Aged White
Switch Tips:Aged White
Strings:Nickel Plated Steel (.010-.046 Gauges)
Included Accessories:Deluxe Hardshell Case, Strap, Certificate of Authenticity.