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Fender CS Artisan Spalted Maple Strat #CZ531483 - Used  From Fender

The Fender Artisan series makes use of the finest exotic woods you can build with.


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Spalted Maple on Roasted Alder body with a AAA Bird's Eye Maple Neck and African Blackwood fingerboard, and Hand-Wound Pickups -

Gorgeous !!!

Manufacturer's Description from Fender

The Artisan Spalted Maple Strat is a uniquely splendid guitar with the signature playability and tone of the Fender Custom Shop. The Artisan Spalted Maple Strat sports a roasted alder body and spalted maple top that gives it a luxurious aesthetic and unforgettable sustain. Complemented with a 4A roasted flame maple neck with a Macassar ebony fingerboard, the result is a striking combination of tone wood that galvanizes creativity.

Additional highlights include a NOS lacquer finish, 9.5”-12” compound-radius fingerboard, 21 6105 frets, hand-wound Ancho Poblano pickups, 5-way switching, Vintage Modified #2 wiring, American Vintage synchronized tremolo bridge, vintage-style tuning machines with Fender logo, bone nut and wing string tree. Includes deluxe hardshell case, strap and Certificate of Authenticity.


About Manufacturer

With an illustrious history dating back to 1946, Fender has touched and transformed music worldwide and in nearly every genre: rock ‘n’ roll, country and western, jazz, rhythm and blues and many others. Everyone from beginners and hobbyists to the world’s most acclaimed artists and performers have used Fender instruments and amps, in the process making the company not only a revered music industry name, but also a cultural icon. It is our vision to continue championing THE SPIRIT OF ROCK-N-ROLL® throughout the world and our mission to exceed the expectations of music enthusiasts worldwide.


Model: Custom Shop Artisan Spalted Maple Stratocaster

Weight: 8.05 lbs

Year: 2017

Serial #: CZ531483

Body Material: Alder with Figured Splated Maple Top

Color: Aged Natural

Body Finish: Nitrocellulose Lacquer Over Urethane Finish

Neck Material: AAA Bird's Eye Maple

Neck Shape: 1963 "C"

Scale Length: 25.5"

Fingerboard Radius: 9.5" - 12" Compound

Number of Frets: 21

Fret Size: 6105 Narrow Tall

Nut Material: Bone

Nut Width: 1.650"

Neck Plate: 4-Bolt

Neck Finish: Gloss Nitrocellulose Lacquer

Fingerboard: African Blackwood

Position Inlays: Clay Dots

Neck Pickup: Custom Shop Hand-Wound 60/63 Single-Coil

Middle Pickup: Custom Shop Hand-Wound 60/63 Single-Coil

Bridge Pickup: Custom Shop Hand-Wound 60/63 Single-Coil

Controls: Master Volume, Tone 1 (Neck/Middle), Tone 2 (Bridge)

Pickup Switching: 5-Position Blade

Bridge: 6-Saddle American Vintage Synchronized Tremolo

Tuning Machines: Vintage-Style with Fender Logo

Hardware Finish: Nickel/Chrome

Pickguard: 1-Ply Gold

Knobs: Vintage White

Case: Deluxe Hardshell