Here is a beautiful Eric Clapton 'Blackie' '57 RI Fender Stratocaster that is in excellent condition for its 31 years of age. This Strat was made in 1989 by Fender Japan which offers unsurpassed quality in guitar craftsmanship.
Featured are Lace Sensor Noiseless Pickups, Active Circuitry, Master TBX - Treble Bass Expander and Active Mid Range Booster. The Stratocaster is perhaps the most versatile guitar in the Fender arsenal, which in this particular case, was made famous by the Strat-god himself, Eric Clapton.
Here is a description of the guitar:
YEAR OF MANUFACTURE: 1989
MODEL NUMBER: Made in Japan I021514
WEIGHT: 8 pounds
NECK: Maple Oval Type (324 Scale)
FRETBOARD: Maple One Piece
184R (7.25 radius)
Frets: 21 Vintage Frets
MACHINE HEADS: Gotoh Vintage Style Tuning Machines
BRIDGE: Diecast Block S5D Synchronized Tremolo Vintage Bridge
PICK GUARD: 1-Ply White
PICKUPS: 3 LACE SENSOR Noiseless Pickups
PICKUP SWITCHING: 5-Position Blade: Position 1. Neck Pickup, Position 2. Neck and Middle Pickups, Position 3. Middle Pickup, Position 4. Middle and Bridge Pickups, Position 5. Bridge Pickup
CONTROLS: Master Volume, Master TBX - Treble Bass Expander (500k-1Meg, center-notched), Active Mid Range Booster (0-25db).
Neck Plate: Chrome Engraved Clapton Image Neckplate
The sounds that this guitar can produce are limitless, everything from bell tones to down and dirty grunge, from vintage pickup sounds to humbucker tones. This Stratocaster is in excellent condition and plays like butter up and down the neck. The body and chrome shine as can seen in the photos. The white panel on the back face of the guitar is where the battery pack is located.
A Black carrying bag is included with this auction (not shown). All questions will be answered and international bidders are welcomed. We ship using Express Mail Service which only takes a few days for it arrive at your front door.
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