“A limited-edition collection showcasing the rich heritage and legacy of this incredible instrument”: Fender continues its 70th Anniversary Stratocaster celebrations with ultra-luxurious Custom Shop drop

Fender Stratocaster 70th Anniversary Custom Shop Collection
(Image credit: Fender)

2024 marks the 70th anniversary of the Fender Stratocaster, and though the Big F kickstarted the celebrations early last year with some new Player and American Professional II electric guitars, the brand’s Custom Shop branch is now getting in on the action.

As such, the Fender Custom Shop has debuted its 70th Anniversary Stratocaster series, comprising five separate models that all aim to pay homage to the brand’s flagship double-cut design.

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Matt Owen
Senior Staff Writer, GuitarWorld.com

Matt is a Senior Staff Writer, writing for Guitar World, Guitarist and Total Guitar. He has a Masters in the guitar, a degree in history, and has spent the last 16 years playing everything from blues and jazz to indie and pop. When he’s not combining his passion for writing and music during his day job, Matt records for a number of UK-based bands and songwriters as a session musician.