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The Fender Stratocaster is also one of my favorite years for the Stratocaster. It was the mid 60s and the surfing craze had hit. To cash in on it Leo Fender had really started ramping up the custom colored Stratocasters. However, there were quite a few minor changes including the first major change to the Fender headstock logo. It also has an added 4th patent number as well.
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The vintage Fender Stratocaster market is often looked at as a bellwether for the vintage guitar market at large. Today, we're exploring Reverb's historical data on vintage Strat sales, and letting the numbers do most of the talking. Note: the numbers above are limited to sales on Reverb.
The Fender Stratocaster was introduced in as the next step in solidbody evolution from the radical, revolutionary Telecaster. It features advanced neck design, the contoured curves of the body, the improved adjustable pickups, the method of tone control, the mechanical bridge, the surface-mounted plug receptacle, and one of the most outstanding Fender developments—the exclusive Fender built-in tremolo. The standard body wood changed from ash to alder by , and the neck profiles became gradually slimmer.