Fender Custom Shop Introduces 2012 Limited Collection

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2012 Custom Deluxe Stratocaster
2012 Custom Deluxe Stratocaster

The Custom Shop honors the famous Nocaster with the release of the 1951 New Old Stock (NOS) Nocaster and the 1951 Relic® Nocaster. Both models feature an ash body with a Nocaster Blonde finish, and include Twisted Tele pickups. Having undergone a special aging treatment, the 1951 Relic Nocaster resembles a Fender classic. Other features include a one-piece maple neck with early-’50s U shape, maple fingerboard with 9.5” radius and 6105 frets, three-way pickup switch with custom modern Tele wiring, nickel hardware, case and certificate of authenticity.

The 1956 Heavy Relic Stratocaster is available in Faded Two-Color Sunburst, Desert Sand, and Black and has a hand-selected ash body, one-piece maple neck with a 10/56 large V shape, maple fingerboard with 9.5” radius and 6105 frets, custom shop Fat ‘50s Strat pickups, five-way pickup switch with custom modern Strat wiring, two tone controls and a master volume knob, nickel hardware, case and certificate of authenticity.

The 1960 Relic Stratocaster has a hand-selected premium alder body, maple neck with large C shape and matching headstock, rosewood fingerboard with 9.5” radius and 6105 frets, 1960 Stratocaster pickups with five-way switching, three-ply mint green pickguard, vintage hardware, case and certificate of authenticity. It is available in Olympic White, Dakota red and Sonic Blue.

1961 Relic Custom Telecaster has a double-bound, hand-selected lightweight ash body, maple neck with an early-’60s C shape, rosewood fingerboard with 9.5” radius and 6105 frets, all-new Twisted Tele pickups with three-way switching, nickel hardware, case and certificate of authenticity. It is available in Black and Faded, Three-Tone Sunburst.

The 2012 Closet Classic Stratocaster Pro has a hand-selected swamp ash body and a distinctive Closet Classic lacquer finish. It has an access heel, a quartersawn maple neck with early-’60s C shape, round-laminated 22-fret maple or rosewood fingerboard with 9.5” radius and 6105 frets, Abby Red Hot pickups, five-way pickup switching, vintage-style hardware, case and certificate of authenticity. It is available in Black, Dakota Red, and Faded Two-Tone Sunburst.

The 2012 Closet Classic Telecaster Pro has a swamp ash body with Closet Classic lacquer finish. It also has an access heel, quartersawn maple neck with a mid-’50s (10/’56)V shape, 22-fret maple or rosewood fingerboard with 9.5” radius and medium jumbo frets,Twisted Tele pickups with three-way switching and modern wiring, vintage hardware, and a Greasebucket tone circuit. It is available in Black, Dakota Red, and Nocaster blonde.

The 2012 Custom Deluxe Stratocaster and 2012 Custom Deluxe Telecaster have hand-selected lightweight ash body with access heel and AAA quilted maple veneer top, satin-finished AA flame maple neck with C shape and a 22-fret maple or rosewood fingerboard with 9.5” radius and medium jumbo frets, chrome hardware with pearl button tuners, and a case and certificate for authenticity. The 2012 Custom Deluxe Stratocaster has a five-way pickup switch, modern Strat wiring and a Greasebucket tone circuit. The 2012 Custom Deluxe Telecaster features Twisted Tele pickups, custom Tele wiring, and  Greasebucket tone circuit. Both models are available in Faded Honey Burst, Candy Red, and Faded Cherry Sunburst.

The 1961 Closet Classic Jazz Bass has an alder body, quartersawn maple neck with a ’60s U shape, rosewood fingerboard with 7.25” radius and vintage frets, vintage-style Jazz Bass pickups, stacked concentric control knobs, tortoiseshell pickguard, and vintage hardware. It is available in Black and Arctic White.

For more information, visit www.fendercustomshop.com.