1999 Fender Custom Shop Stratocaster '69 Relic
This is a beautiful 1999 Fender Custom Shop Stratocaster '69 Relic with original hardshell case. A handmade team built '69 Strat with a 3-tone Sunburst
Nitrocellulose Lacquer Relic finish.
In 1999 the Fender Custom Shop built its first '69 big headstock Stratocaster. They were all handmade one of a kind build's in those early years.
This guitar has an all around excellent build with a super tight neck pocket... a 60's C-shape neck "slightly flamed" with unbelievable playability... a dark Brazilian like Rosewood fretboard with a 9.5" radius... the highly sought after Special CS 60's "Grey Bottom" staggered pole pickups hand-wound and signed by Abby Y... all perfectly aged hardware... premium electronics... and a hand selected alder wood body with a 3-tone Nitro Relic finish. This guitar has the earlier serial number configuration starting with CN9 = Custom Shop 1999.