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Fender Unveils 70th Anniversary Strats

Fender 70th Anniversary Stratocasters

Fender introduces six anniversary models.

In celebration of 70 years of musical excellence, Fender is releasing a collection of limited edition models and anniversary color options. The 70th Anniversary Stratocaster guitars pay homage to the legacy of the iconic Stratocaster.

70th Anniversary Player Stratocaster

  • Maple Modern “C” Neck
  • Alder Body, Rosewood Fingerboard
  • Pure Vintage ‘59 Single-Coil Strat (Bridge, Middle, Neck) Pickups
  • 22 Medium Jumbo Frets
  • Black Stratocaster-Style Skirt Control Knobs
  • Deluxe Gig Bag Included
  • Available in Nebula Noir

70th Anniversary American Professional II Stratocaster

  • Maple Deep “C” Neck
  • Flame Maple Top over Alder Body, Rosewood Fingerboard
  • 70th Anniversary V-Mod II Single-Coil Strat (Bridge, Middle, Neck) Pickups
  • 22 Narrow Tall Frets
  • Aged White Control Knobs
  • Deluxe Molded Hardshell Gig Bag Included
  • Available in Comet Burst

Player Stratocaster

  • Alder body with gloss finish
  • Three Player Series single-coil Stratocaster pickups
  • "Modern C"-shaped neck profile
  • Maple Fingerboard, or Pau Ferro Fingerboard
  • 9.5"-radius fingerboard
  • 2-point tremolo bridge with bent-steel saddles
  • Now available in a new color option, Anniversary 2-Color Sunburst

American Professional Stratocaster II

  • Three V-Mod II single-coil Stratocaster pickups
  • Upgraded 2-Point Tremolo with Cold-Rolled Steel Block
  • Deep "C"-shaped neck profile with rolled fingerboard edges
  • Maple Fingerboard, or Rosewood Fingerboard
  • Bone nut; 22 narrow-tall frets for easy bending
  • Treble bleed circuit maintains highs when reducing volume
  • Includes Deluxe Molded hardshell case
  • Now available in a new color option, Anniversary 2-Color Sunburst

All six models are available now on and participating dealer sites.