SOLD - Fender American Vintage 62 Strat AVRI – USA 1992

by Premier Guitars

$2,495.00 20107


Looking for an accurate reincarnation of Fender's famed 1962 Strat? Then take a look at this Fender American Vintage '62 Reissue Stratocaster. For budgets that don't include big bucks to spend on an original 62 Strat, the AVRI '62 Reissue is just about as good as you can get.

The American Vintage Reissue Series originally debuted during the twilight of the CBS era in 1982, when the '57 and '62 Reissue models were still built at the Fullerton, CA plant. In 1985, production of the series moved to the Corona, California where it remained until Fender ceased production of this AVRI model some years ago.

The '62 Vintage Reissue model featured specifications matching the 1962 Stratocaster, including body contours, neck shape, vintage style tremolo and bridge. 

Features –

Model Name: American Vintage ‘62 Stratocaster

Series: American Vintage Series

Body: Comfort Contoured Alder Body

Neck: Maple, “C” Shape,

Finish: Gloss Light Tint Nitro-Cellulose Lacquer Finish

Fingerboard: Rosewood Slab  9.5” Radius

No. of Frets: 21 Vintage Frets

Scale Length: 25.5” (648 mm)

Nut: 1.650” (42 mm)

Hardware: Chrome

Machine Heads: Fender/Gotoh Vintage Style Tuning Machines

Bridge: American Vintage Synchronized Tremolo

Pickguard: 3-Ply Mint Green

Pickups: American Vintage ‘62 Strat single-coil pickups

Pickup Switching: 5 way switch 

Colour: Vintage Sunburst (Thin Skin Nitro-Cellulose Lacquer)

Unique Features: Aged Knobs and Switch Tip, White Dot Position Inlays

Weight:  8.1 lbs

This guitar is in excellent condition. It has been lightly played and well looked after. There is some light scuffing on the back, a couple of chips on the sides, but barely a mark on the top. The neck is 95% as new, with a rich rosewood fingerboard and original frets with almost no wear.

Neck date is June 1992. Pots date to 1991. Three black bottom 62 AVRI pickups with staggered poles. All original cloth wiring is in place & solder undisturbed.

If you’ve ever doubted the tonal effects that a quality nitro finish can have on a guitar then prepare to be informed. There’s a singing richness to the sound of the ’62 reissue that simply can’t be replicated by a poly-coated guitar. Add to this the classic tone of Fender’s reissue American Vintage ‘62 Strat single-coil pickups - they’re punchy, with a little more emphasis on the mid-tones - and you get a guitar that just oozes with that warm, organic, and airy early ’60s Strat sound.

Comes with its original Fender tweed hard shell case in good condition.


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