Fender Vintera 50s Stratocaster MN Electric Guitar, Sonic Blue, 014-9912-372-B, B-Stock
The original era. The Fender Vintera 50s Stratocaster carries the origins of the Strat into the modern day. Because no guitar can compete with the style, sound, and feel of a vintage Fender. Featuring era-specific components and a construction faithful to the original design - the Vintera 50s Strat makes that heritage Fender tone more accessible than ever.
Every step has been taken to assure precision throughout. From the vintage-style '50s pickups, to the soft "V" neck profile - Fender have fine-tuned every detail to recreate the timeless style of the 50s Stratocaster. And why wouldn't they? It's sound and feel are coveted by guitarists everywhere. A sleek maple fretboard simply adds to the iconic Strat's performance, with near-addictive playability provided every time you pick it up. Let your expression come to life with a vintage style tremolo bridge, and paint your creativity on an era-defining canvas; the Stratocaster.
Tailored '50s tone
Crafted for an era. The Vintera 50s Stratocaster features specially designed electronics to deliver the famed vintage sound of a classic Fender guitar. A trio of '50s single coil pickups allow you to kick out those crisp, articulate leads with plenty of vintage flair. Thanks to the staggered design of the alnico 5 magnets, the '50s single coils are characterised by their bright sound and tight low end –perfect for achieving that distinctive punch and bite. But what makes these pickups so specific for the 50s is their powerful tone response – gifting you with more than just great tone, but the heritage feel of Fender, too.
Take control of your sound. Not only does the Vintera 50s Strat provide exceptional tone, but it excels in almost any genre. The Stratocaster is hailed for its immense versatility, and the Vintera series is certainly no exception. Equipped with a classic 5-way pickup selector, you can alter the overall voice of the guitar to suit your preferred style. This, combined with the traditional volume and tone pots, allows for simple and precise tone-shaping. So you can count on the Vintera Strat to produce the tone that you love, in any situation. Vintage. Versatile. It has to be Vintera.
The power of expression
Make every note your own. The Fender Vintera 50s Strat comes loaded with a vintage-style synchronised tremolo bridge, for those soaring melodies. Let your solos scream with explosive power, and whammy any note for that distinctive, expressive sound. Not your thing? Use the bridge to your taste. Give your chords some shimmer and sparkle, and achieve a sound that oozes with sheer elegance. There’s a reason the famous synchronised tremolo has remained on the Stratocaster all this time…
Not only does this Vintera Strat sound like '50s. It feels like the '50s. And Fender have ensured that every detail reminds the player of why the Stratocaster became so iconic. The lightweight alder body is sculpted into the familiar double-cutaway shape, allowing easy access to the upper frets. This way, you can roam the stage with ultimate freedom and perform high-end solos with simplicity.
That’s not all, though. A gloss-finished maple neck is built for fast transitions between frets, thanks to its ultra-smooth characteristics. Sculpted into a classic soft ‘V’ shape, the neck fits snugly in the palm of your hand – meaning hours of comfortable playing on stage, at home, or even in the studio. The sleek maple fretboard surface ensures your fingers glide across the strings, making your playing experience all the more addictive. You won’t want to put it down.
- Model Name: Fender Vintera 50s Stratocaster MN, Sonic Blue
- Dexterity: Right Handed
- Body Material: Alder
- Body Finish: Gloss Polyester
- Body Shape: Stratocaster
- Colour: Sonic Blue
- Construction: Bolt-On
Neck and Fingerboard
- Neck Material: Maple
- Neck Finish: Gloss Urethane
- Fingerboard Material: Maple
- Neck Plate: 4-Bolt
- Neck Shape: Soft “V”
- No. of Frets: 21
- Inlays: Black Dots
Hardware and Electronics
- Bridge: 6-Saddle Vintage-Style Synchronized Tremolo
- Bridge Pickup: Vintage-Style '50s Single-Coil Strat®
- Middle Pickup: Vintage-Style '50s Single-Coil Strat®
- Neck Pickup: Vintage-Style '50s Single-Coil Strat®
- Configuration: SSS
- Controls: Master Volume, Tone 1. (Neck Pickup), Tone 2. (Middle 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
- Control Knobs: Aged White
- Hardware Finish: Nickel/Chrome
- Nut Material: Synthetic Bone
- Nut Width: 1.650"
- Pickguard: 1-Ply White
- Truss Rod: Vintage-Style
- Tuning Machines: Vintage-Style
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