Fender Custom Shop 1958 Strat Journeyman Relic Faded Black

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Fender Custom Shop 1958 Strat Journeyman Relic

The Fender Custom Shop '58 is a must have for any Fender Stratocaster enthusiast! From the heavy relic finish, to the quartersawn maple neck, this guitar is one for the ages. Yet, what may be the most outstanding component on this guitar are the Hand-Wound Fat 50's Stratocaster pickups designed specifically for this custom shop Fender Stratocaster. Those pickups produce the incredible vintage legendary Fender tone heard in guitars from those pre-CBS days when Leo Fender was still the man in charge at Fender.

A classic 1959 Large ""C"" shaped neck is just another one of those attention-to-details the Fender Custom Shop provides that puts these Stratocasters into a league of their own. What is truly unique is the feel of this neck. One might think it would be wide and slow, but it is quite the contrary. Yes, the neck is thick and heavy, but so smooth, your fretting hand just seems to glide over the back, allowing your fingers incredible access and flow over the fingerboard.

Although this is a 1959 Stratocaster recreation, it has modern wiring and the reliability that comes with 50+ years of experience in crafting quality electric guitars. Therefore you know that when you pick this guitar up, it will be ready to rock from the first beat to the last!

The Fender Custom Shop 1958 Strat Journeyman Relic is a marvelous recreation of early model Fenders. If you are interested in purchasing this Stratocaster, please feel free to contact us! We will be happy to answer any questions you may have regarding this guitar.


  • Hand-selected lightweight alder body
  • Custom Shop Hand-Wound Fat '50s Single-Coil Strat
  • Heavy Relic
  • Nitrocellulose Finish
  • 5-Position Blade Switch


  • Color: Faded Black
  • Finish: Nitrocellulose
  • Body Material: Lightweight Ash Body
  • Neck Shape: 1959 Large “C”
  • Fingerboard Radius: 9.5"" Radius
  • Number of Frets: 21
  • Fingerboard: Maple
  • Pickups: Custom Shop Hand-Wound Fat '50s Single-Coil Strat
  • Bridge: 6-Saddle Vintage-Style Synchronized Tremolo
  • Strings: NPS, .010-.046 Gauges
  • Fret Size: Medium Jumbo
  • Nut Material: Bone
  • Case: Deluxe Hardshell Case

Fender Custom Shop 1958 Strat Journeyman Relic

From the Manufacturer

The Fender Custom Shop 1958 Journeyman Relic Stratocaster takes you straight back to the instrument’s original era, featuring a lightweight alder body (ash on Aged White Blonde model) with comfortable deep contours and a Relic lacquer finish that imparts the look of years of wear and tear. Sparkling tone comes from three hand wound Fat ’50s Stratocaster pickups (reverse-wound/reverse-polarity middle pickup) with five-way switching and Vintage Modified wiring for modern versatility. Other premium features include a tinted one-piece quartersawn maple neck with a 1959 large “C”-shaped profile and 9.5” fingerboard radius, 6105 frets and bone nut, single-ply eggshell pickguard, and vintage hardware. Includes Custom Shop certificate of authenticity and brown textured vinyl case.

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