Fender / Custom Shop 57 Strat Journeyman Relic / 2016 / Journeyman Relic Nitrocellulose Lacquer / Guitar For Sale

Paying homage to an iconic period in the development of Fender, this Custom Shop 57 Strat Journeyman Relic brings all the class and vibe of a vintage '57 Strat with some more modern accoutrements for that familiar feel.


This is a wonderfully resonant guitar. The maple neck is a joy to play, the 9.5” radius a nod to modern playing requirements. The hand wound Ancho Poblano pickups absolutely nail those irresistible vintage Strat tones, although in this guitar the bridge pickup has been swapped out for a Seymour Duncan SSL-5 (original included in case).


This amazing guitar has had the one owner from new and that owner has kept it mainly in the case. It is just about MINT condition (for a relic) and is probably the finest example out there.


All papers and documents are included just as if you bought this from new.


Journeyman means lightly aged, and the subtly reliced nitro finish of the body looks the part without being too showy, accentuating the grain of the ash.


After a really great 50s style Strat? Look no further in your search for the illusive tone. Grab it before it gets away...

ATB Guitars, UK  

Contact name:
Mike Long
Vintage Gibson, Fender and Martin from 1940's-1970's
Opening hours:
24 hours

Hello we’re ATB Guitars.

We are one of Europes leading sellers of vintage and rare guitars. We only sell vintage Gibson and Fender electric guitars from 1950 until 1975 and have an extensive inventory to browse in our bricks and mortar store in Cheltenham, UK or in our online web store.

Payment and p/x:

All prices are in UK GBP £ Sterling. Payment can be made by Paypal, bank transfer, cash, or money order cashiers cheque etc. 

Should you not be absolutely delighted with your purchase you may return it to Cheltenham, at your own expense, within 7 days from the date of delivery for a full refund. The item must not have been altered or tampered with in any way, and it must arrive in the same condition as it left us.

Postage and shipping:

We ship within the UK by Royal Mail Recorded (small items under 2Kg), TNT or UPS and Worldwide by Royal Mail Airmail Signed For (small under 2Kg) Parcelforce, UPS or FedEx. All shipping prices include expert packing, cartons and packing materials but not insurance which is typically around 2% of items value. Currently approx shipping rates for a single guitar are as follows:

UK excluding Northern Ireland and Highlands £29
Most of mainland Europe £49
U.S.A. £129
Asia £149 - £190
Rest of World including S. America £149 - £275


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