Fender Custom Shop New Old Stock Postmodern Strat MN, Sonic Blue

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1 year warranty and 30 day money back guarantee included

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Product Ref: 68437

  • Custom Shop Strat Handmade in the USA
  • Highly Resonant and Lightweight Alder Body
  • Custom Shop Ancho Poblano Single Coil Pickups
  • Sonic Blue Nitrocellulose Lacquer Finish
  • Quarter Sawn Maple Neck with 60s Oval C Profile

Fender Custom Shop New Old Stock Postmodern Strat MN, Sonic Blue


The Fender Custom Shop New Old Stock Postmodern Stratocaster is the perfect example of a handmade Custom Shop Stratocaster. The quartersawn Maple neck with Maple fingerboard features a '60s oval ''C'' profile which provides a comfortable playing experience. The New Old Stock Postmodern has two Custom Shop hand wound Ancho Poblano Single-Coil strat pickups that are combined with the resonant Alder body and 6-saddle synchronized tremolo to create a classic Strat tone and playability ideal for rock and blues players.

Product Ref: 68437

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Premium Features of the Fender Custom Shop Postmodern NOS Stratocaster

The Fender Custom Shop Postmodern NOS Stratocaster is equipped with a sparkling trio of Custom Shop Ancho Poblano single-coil pickups (with a reverse-wound/reverse polarity middle pickup) with modern five-way switching and a special ''Tone-Saver'' treble-bleed network. This configuration helps to keep the tone consistent regardless of volume, ensuring no loss of highs when decreasing volume and providing versatility that is perfect for on stage or in the studio. Other premium features include a three-ply parchment pickguard, an American Vintage 6-saddle tremolo bridge, staggered tuning machines and Fender ''F'' logo engraved neck plate.

This Custom Shop Postmodern - New Old Stock - model has been specially devised to capture the authenticity of the original-era instrument, and to look like a model from the past that hasn't aged at all -as if you went back in time and bought it brand new. This unique model comes complete with a nitrocellulose lacquer, as well as a black textured vinyl hardshell case.

Compound Radius Fingerboard

The Fender Custom Shop postmodern Stratocaster features a unique and innovative compound-radius fretboard design, in which the fretboard gradually flattens toward the heel from its more rounded profile at the nut providing a smooth playability for both chords and riffs. Furthermore the compound radius design also offers a flatter heel to deliver sensational accessibility and speedy at the high register perfect for both lead and rhythm players.

Unrivalled Quality and Craftsmanship

Since 1987, the skilled craftsmen in Fender's Corona, California ''dream factory'' have been producing guitars that are known worldwide for their artistry and unrivalled quality. Ranging from the fine to the fantastic, whether it's building a new custom instrument from the ground up or modifying an existing one, their best is the best. These wonderful instruments have been crafted for and with the input of the world's finest guitarists such as Clapton, Springsteen, Cray, Gilmour, Townshend, Wilko Johnson and Stevie Ray Vaughan, to name just a few.

The History of the Stratocaster

When many people think of an electric guitar, this is the one that leaps to mind. The Stratocaster is one of the world's most popular guitars and is an elegantly versatile creation that is both a musical and cultural touchstone. Not long after Fender revolutionised music with the Telecaster and the Precision Bass, in 1954 they debuted the Stratocaster and it quickly became universally regarded as the archetypal electric guitar. Sleek and stylish aesthetics, smooth playing and tonally versatile, at the heart the Stratocaster remains a fantastic instrument - producing unmistakable sound with a timeless design. A first choice among players worldwide, there is simply nothing that sings, screams, whispers, moans, roars, rocks and rolls like a Fender Stratocaster.


  • Model Name: New Old Stock Postmodern Stratocaster, Maple Fingerboard, Sonic Blue
  • Model Number: 1504022872
  • Series: Postmodern
  • Colour: Sonic Blue

Body & Bridge

  • Body Material: Alder
  • Body Finish: Nitrocellulose Lacquer
  • Body Shape: Stratocaster
  • Bridge: 6-Saddle Vintage-Style Synchronized Tremolo

Neck & Fingerboard

  • Neck Material: Quartersawn Maple
  • Neck Finish: Nitrocellulose Lacquer
  • Neck Shape: 60s Oval''C''
  • Scale Length: 25.5'' (648mm)
  • Fingerboard: Maple
  • Fingerboard Radius: 9.5'' – 12” Compound Radius
  • Number of Frets: 21
  • Fret Size: Medium Jumbo
  • String Nut: Bone
  • Nut Width: 1.650'' (42mm)
  • Position Inlays: Black Dot
  • Neck Plate: 4-Bolt

Hardware & Electronics

  • Bridge Pickup: Custom Shop Handwound Ancho Poblano Single-Coil Strat
  • Middle Pickup: Custom Shop Handwound Ancho Poblano Single-Coil Strat
  • Neck Pickup: Custom Shop Handwound Ancho Poblano Single-Coil Strat
  • Controls:
    • Master Tone 2
    • Master Tone 1
    • Master Volume
  • Pickup Switching: 5-Position Blade
    • Position 1: Bridge Pickup
    • Position 2: Bridge & Middle Pickup
    • Position 3: Middle Pickup
    • Position 4: Middle & Neck Pickup
    • Position 5: Neck Pickup
  • Pickup Configuration: SSS
  • Hardware Finish: Nickel/Chrome
  • Tuning Machines: Vintage-Style Staggered
  • Pickguard: 3-Ply Parchment
  • Strap Buttons: Schaller Strap Locks
  • Control Knobs: White Plastic