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Fender 1979 25th Anniversary Stratocaster, USED

Original price £2,500.00 - Original price £2,500.00
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£2,500.00 - £2,500.00
Current price £2,500.00
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The Fender 1979 25th Anniversary Stratocaster is a special and commemorative electric guitar model released by Fender to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the iconic Stratocaster's introduction in 1954. This limited-edition instrument embodies the classic design and craftsmanship of the original Stratocaster while featuring unique elements that mark it as a distinctive anniversary edition.

The body of the 1979 25th Anniversary Stratocaster is typically crafted from high-quality alder or ash wood, faithfully adhering to the traditional materials that have contributed to the Stratocaster's renowned tone and resonance. Its timeless double-cutaway shape with contoured edges ensures maximum playing comfort and effortless access to the upper frets.

In honor of the milestone anniversary, Fender often dresses this special edition Stratocaster with an exclusive "aged silver" (almost gold) finish, with the "Anniversary" text on the body, setting it apart as a visually captivating and unique instrument.

Retaining the hallmark bolt-on maple neck, the 1979 Anniversary Stratocaster ensures stability and bright tonal characteristics. The neck profile has a comfortable "C" shape, providing a smooth and enjoyable playing experience for musicians of all styles. The fingerboard is typically crafted from maple, enhancing the guitar's overall tonal palette with a bright and resonant tone.

As for electronics, the 1979 25th Anniversary Stratocaster traditionally features the classic triple single-coil pickup configuration that has defined Stratocaster sound for decades. These pickups deliver the iconic Stratocaster tones, including the bell-like clarity in the neck position, the characteristic quack in the middle position, and the cutting edge in the bridge position. With a five-way pickup selector switch, players can easily access a wide range of versatile tones.

The guitar also typically includes two-tone controls and a master volume knob, providing players with the ability to fine-tune their sound to their preference. In addition, some models may be equipped with a synchronized 6-point tremolo system, commonly known as the "tremolo arm" or "whammy bar," allowing players to add expressive vibrato effects to their playing.

As a limited-edition release, the Fender 1979 25th Anniversary Stratocaster holds significant historical and collector's value. Its distinctive features, custom finish, and exclusive appointments make it a coveted instrument among guitar enthusiasts and collectors. Coupled with the timeless playability and legendary Stratocaster tone, this anniversary edition Stratocaster is a true celebration of the instrument's enduring legacy in the world of music.


This guitar is in good condition. There is some finish wear, scratches, dinks and pocket cracks. The pickup selector switch has been worn, but another one is provided inside the hard case.

Accessories Included:

Fender hard case included.