Fender American Vintage ’57 Strat


Body: Alder
Body Shape: Stratocaster®
Body Finish:
(0100102803, 0100102806, 0100102857)
Nitrocellulose Lacquer


Neck Shape: “V” Shape
Number of Frets: 21
Fret Size: Vintage Style Frets
Position Inlays: Black Dot
Fretboard Radius: 7.25″ (18.41 cm)
Neck Material: Maple
Neck Finish: Nitrocellulose Lacquer
Nut Width: 1.650” (42 mm)
Scale Length: 25.5″ (64.8 cm)
Neck Plate: Vintage Style 4 Bolt
Truss Rod Nut: Original Vintage Style


Pickup Configuration: S/S/S
Bridge Pickup: American Vintage Strat® Single-Coil Pickup
Middle Pickup: American Vintage Strat® Single-Coil Pickup
Neck Pickup: American Vintage Strat® Single-Coil Pickup
Pickup Switching: 3-Position Blade: Position 1. Bridge Pickup, Position 2. Middle Pickup, Position 3. Neck Pickup
Special Electronics: 5-Way Switch Upgrade (Included in Kit)


Hardware: Chrome
Bridge: American Vintage Synchronized Tremolo
Bridge Cover/Tailpiece: Includes Chrome Bridge Cover
String Nut: Synthetic Bone
Switch Tip: Aged White Switch Tip
Tremolo Arm/Handle: American Vintage Tremolo Arm
Modern Wiring Kit: Includes Modern Wiring Kit


Saddle Height Adjustment Wrench: .050″ Hex (Allen) Wrench


Strings: Fender® USA Super 250R, NPS, (.010-.046 Gauges)
Additional Comments: The introduction of the new American Vintage Series marks the return to original specifications with smooth rounded body radii, distinctive original neck shapes, headstock shape, dot positioning, aged plastic parts and new pickups with hand beveled magnets that replicate all of the physical and tonal aspects of the originals.
Unique Features: “V” Shape Maple Neck, Vintage Styling, Synthetic Bone Nut


Case/Gig Bag: Vintage Tweed Case
Included Accessories: Vintage Tweed Case, Strap, Cable, 5-Position Switch Update Kit, “Ash Tray” Bridge Cover
Control Knobs: Aged White Plastic Knobs

2 thoughts on “Fender American Vintage ’57 Strat

  • July 18, 2013 at 8:02 am

    What the hell has this site become? Used to be a good source for vintage info; now it’s a commercial site, not even related to vintage amps.

    • July 18, 2013 at 8:56 am

      It still has all the same information and even more. Just click Amps at the top to be taken to the data you are probably expecting.


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