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With an illustrious history dating back to 1946, Fender has touched and transformed music worldwide and in nearly every genre: rock ‘n’ roll, country and western, jazz, rhythm and blues, and many others. Everyone from beginners and hobbyists to the world’s most acclaimed artists and performers have used Fender instruments and amps, in the process making the company not only a revered music industry name but also a cultural icon. It is our vision to continue championing THE SPIRIT OF ROCK-N-ROLL® throughout the world and our mission to exceed the expectations of music enthusiasts worldwide.
~Guitar shown is the actual guitar that you will receive, Serial #: R96328~
David Gilmour and the Fender Custom Shop are extremely proud to release one of the most highly anticipated guitars ever - the David Gilmour Signature Series Stratocaster®. Gilmour's famous "Black Strat®" guitar was a cornerstone of the Pink Floyd sound; featured extensively on The Dark Side of the Moon, Wish You Were Here, Animals, The Wall, and his critically acclaimed 2006 solo effort, On an Island. The Fender Custom Shop worked closely with Gilmour and his longtime guitar technician, Phil Taylor, to create his signature model, a reproduction of the Black Strat complete with its unmistakable look, sound, and feel. Featuring a black nitrocellulose lacquer finish, alder body with black pickguard, one-piece maple neck, custom pickups, and Gilmour's own distinctive electronics and shortened vintage tremolo arm.
Model Name:David Gilmour Signature Stratocaster® NOS, Maple Fingerboard, Black Model #:0150068806 Series:Custom Artist Country Of Origin:US Color:Black Body:Select Alder Body Finish:Nitrocellulose Lacquer Body Shape:Stratocaster® Neck Material:Maple Neck Finish:Gloss Nitrocellulose Lacquer Neck Shape:1983 Thin-Shouldered "C" (.790" to .870" Taper) Scale Length:25.5" (648 mm) Fingerboard:Maple Fingerboard Radius:7.25" (184.1 mm) Number of Frets:21 Frets Size:Vintage Style String Nut:Synthetic Bone Nut Width:1.675" (42.5 mm) Position Inlays:Black Dots Bridge Pickup:Seymour Duncan® SSL-5 Single-Coil Strat® Middle Pickup:Custom-Wound Single-Coil Strat® Neck Pickup:Custom Shop Fat '50s Single-Coil Strat® Controls:Master Volume, Tone 1. (Neck Pickup), Tone 2. (Middle Pickup) Pickup Switching:5-Position Blade: Position 1. Bridge Pickup, Position 2. Bridge and Middle Pickup, Position 3. Middle Pickup, Position 4. Middle and Neck Pickup, Position 5. Neck Pickup Pickup Configuration:SSS Bridge:American Vintage Synchronized Tremolo with Custom Beveled Tremolo Block and Shortened Tremolo Arm Hardware Finish:Nickel/Chrome Tuning Machines:Vintage-Style Pickguard:1-Ply Black Control Knobs:Parchment Plastic Strings:Fender® USA 250R Nickel Plated Steel (.010-.046 Gauges) Unique Features:Thin-Shouldered "C" Neck Shape Duplicated from David's 1983 U.S. Vintage '57 Strat® Neck, Custom Shortened Tremolo Arm, Custom Beveled Tremolo Block, No Back Tremolo Cover Plate, Black Dot Position Inlays (Narrow Spacing), Aged White Pickup Covers, and Aged Parchment Control Knobs. Included Accessories:Hardshell Case, Evidence Audio™ High-End Guitar Cable, Custom Leather Strap, GHS® DG Boomers Strings, David Gilmour’s “Live at Pompeii” Blu-ray.
This Fender Custom Shop David Gilmour Signature Stratocaster NOS comes with Fender's Factory Warranty and our 100% satisfaction guarantee!
"Each Fender guitar we sell is professionally set up and ready to play before they leave our store. Also, the guitar shown in this listing is the actual guitar that you will receive."
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