Fender / Stratocaster Custom Shop David Gilmour Relic / 2008 / Black / Guitar
Here is a mint condition Gilmour Relic. Came from the first owner who bought it last June 2013 at a Fender Dealer where this guitar was in new in the box since 2008. All complete and with the extra's still sealed.
The Fender Custom Shop worked hand-in-hand with David and his longstanding 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 lacquer over Three-color Sunburst alder body with a black pickguard, one-piece maple neck, custom pickups, and David’s now-famous electronics and shortened vintage tremolo arm, the David Gilmour Signature Series Stratocaster is as beautiful, powerful and idiosyncratic as David’s playing. Additionally, David’s signature guitar comes with a custom case, Evidence Audio™ high-end guitar cable, David’s three-disc Live in Gdansk CD/DVD package, and a copy of Phil Taylor’s The Black Strat book.
The David Gilmour Signature Series Stratocaster Guitar from the Fender Custom Shop has an alder body, black or black over three-color sunburst finish, a black pickguard, a one-piece straight-grain maple neck, custom pickups, and Gilmour's now-famous electronics and shortened vintage tremolo arm.
A cornerstone of Pink Floyd's incomparably revolutionary sound, Gilmour's Black Strat is 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 hand-in-hand with Gilmour and his longtime guitar technician, Phil Taylor, to create this signature model instrument, a detailed reproduction of the Black Strat—complete in its unmistakable look, sound, and feel.
The David Gilmour Signature Strat comes with a custom Fender guitar case, an Evidence high-end guitar cable, Gilmour's three-disc Live in Gdansk CD/DVD set, and Phil Taylor's 2007 book about the guitar's history, The Black Strat.
Finish: Nitrocellulose lacquer
Neck: one-piece maple, reissue C-shaped, .790" to .870" taper
Fingerboard: Maple, 7.25" radius
Frets: 21, vintage
Scale Length: 25.5"
Tuning Keys: Vintage
Bridge: Vintage Stratocaster® with Custom shortened vintage tremelo arm
Pickguard: .120" one-ply black acrylic pickguard (exclusive to Gilmour model)
Neck: Custom Hand-Wound Fat '50s Strat®
Middle: Custom Wound Strat®
Bridge: Seymour Duncan® SSL-5
Pickup Switching: Startocaster® five-way switch with two-way toggle that adds activates neck pickup to the middle and bridge positions
Controls: Standard Stratocaster®
Volume, Tone, Tone arrangement
Strings: GHS® David Gilmour Signature Set
Case: Special center pocket black tolex case with crushed green lining, "David Gilmour" embroidered on interior Accessories: Evidence Audio™ guitar cable
Unique Features: Special three-beveled vintage tremolo block, custom shortened vintage tremolo arm. Two-way toggle activates neck pickup in the middle and bridge positions.
RJV Guitars , Netherlands
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