Fender Custom Shop David Gilmour Stratocaster NOS 12/06/2008



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Fender Custom Shop David Gilmour Stratocaster NOS 12/06/2008.  Here's the real deal!  This model was produced in limited numbers and continues to increase in value. This guitar is a very early products.   Includes Custom Shop Hard Shell Case, Certificate, Strap, etc... 

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"David Gilmour and the Fender Custom Shop are extremely proud to release one of the most iconic and highly-anticipated musical instruments of the past 50 years, the Fender Custom Shop David Gilmour Signature Series Stratocaster, based on David Gilmours famous Black Strat guitar. A cornerstone of Pink Floyds revolutionary and incomparable sound, David Gilmour's Black Strat is featured extensively on The Dark Side of the Moon, Wish You Were Here, Animals, The Wall and his critically-acclaimed 2006 solo effort, On An Island.

The Fender Custom Shop worked hand-in-hand with David Gilmour and his longtime guitar technician, Phil Taylor, to create his signature model, a reproduction of the Black Strat - complete with its unmistakable look, sound and feel. Featuring a Black lacquer over Three-color Sunburst alder body with a black pickguard, one-piece maple neck, custom pickups, and David Gilmours now-famous electronics and shortened vintage tremolo arm, the David Gilmour Signature Series Stratocaster is as beautiful, powerful and idiosyncratic as David Gilmour's playing.

Custom Artist Series
Body: Comfort Contoured Select Alder
Neck: 1-Piece Maple, 1983 Thin-Shouldered C Shape, (.790 to .870 Taper),
(Thin-Skin Dark Tint Nitrocellulose Lacquer Finish)
Fingerboard: Maple, 7.25 Radius (184 mm)
No. of Frets: 21 Vintage Style Frets
Pickups: 1 Custom Hand-Wound Fat 50s Single-Coil Strat Pickup, (Neck),
1 Custom-Wound Single-Coil Strat Pickup (Middle)
1 Seymour Duncan SSL-5 Single-Coil Strat Pickup (Bridge)
Controls: Master Volume,
Tone 1. (Neck Pickup),
Tone 2. (Middle 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

1 Mini-Toggle (Adds Neck Pickup in Positions 1, 2 and 3.)
Bridge: American Vintage Synchronized Tremolo with Custom Beveled Tremolo Block and Shortened Tremolo Arm
Machine Heads: Fender/Gotoh Vintage Style Tuning Machines
Hardware: Nickel/Chrome
Pickguard: 1-Ply .120 Beveled Black Acrylic, (11 Hole)
Scale Length: 25.5 (648 mm)
Width at Nut: 1.675 (42.5 mm)
Unique Features:
- Thin-Shouldered C Neck Shape Duplicated from David's 1983 U.S. Vintage 57 Strat Neck,
- Custom shortened tremolo arm,
- Custom beveled tremolo block,
- No back Tremolo cover plate,
- Black dot position inlays (Narrow Spacing),
- Aged white pickup covers,
- Aged parchment control knobs covers,
- A cosmetically aged faithful re-creation of David's infamous Black Strat"

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