This beautiful guitar is 1 of just 150 made by the Fender Custom Shop in 1994 to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the Fender Stratocaster which was launched in 1954. The gold-plated pickguard is hand engraved with scroll work and ‘1954 -1994 40th Anniversary Stratocaster. It has a highly Flamed 2-piece bookmatched maple top in 2 tone Sunburst on a light weight swamp ash body. The soft V shaped neck is highly figured birds eye maple with gold leaf ‘Fender’ and ‘40th’ logos on the headstock. The fingerboard is made from highly figured birds eye maple with ‘1954 -1994’ banner inlay at the twelfth fret. This guitar is fitted with Custom ’50s Pickups and the accessories include the Diamond Custom Shop Ring, SKB Flight Case and Custom Shop Tweed Gigbag.