Fender Custom Shop Michael Landau 1963 Relic Stratocaster

Fender Custom Shop Michael Landau 1963 Relic Stratocaster

Fender Custom Shop release the Michael Landau Signature 1963 Relic Stratocaster® as part of the Artist Collection. Based on Landau’s 1963 Stratocaster, this signature model’s features include a hand-selected lightweight alder body, special “custom oval C” neck profile, custom hand-wound pickups and wiring, and a worn Fiesta Red over 3-Color Sunburst nitrocellulose lacquer finish.

Other highlights include a round-laminated dark rosewood fingerboard with a 7.25” radius and 6105 frets, period-correct small headstock, five-way pickup switching and custom vintage-style tremolo bridge.

Fender Custom Shop Michael Landau 1963 Relic Stratocaster Fiesta Red

Michael Landau’s has been privileged to play on hundreds of recordings dating back to the early 1980s. Playing with artists like Joni Mitchell, Seal, Michael Jackson, James Taylor, B.B. King, Pink Floyd and Miles Davis

Fender Custom Shop Michael Landau 1963 Relic Stratocaster features:

  • Series: Artist
  • Body Material: Select Lightweight Alder
  • Body Finish: Nitrocellulose Lacquer
  • Body Shape: Stratocaster®
  • Neck Material: Maple
  • Neck Finish: Nitrocellulose Lacquer
  • Neck Shape: Custom “C”
  • Scale Length: 25.5″ (648 mm)
  • Fingerboard: Round-Laminated Rosewood
  • Fingerboard Radius: 7.25″ (184.1 mm)
  • Number of Frets: 21
  • Fret Size: Narrow Jumbo
  • Nut Width: 1.650″ (42 mm)
  • Position Inlays: White Dot
  • Bridge Pickup: Custom Shop Fat ’50s Single-Coil Strat
  • Middle Pickup: Custom Shop Fat ’50s Single-Coil Strat
  • Neck Pickup: Custom Shop Fat ’50s Single-Coil Strat
  • Controls: Master Volume, Tone 1. (Neck/Middle Pickups), Tone 2. (Bridge 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: 6-Saddle Vintage-Style Synchronized Tremolo
  • Hardware Finish: Nickel/Chrome
  • Tuning Machines: Vintage-Style
  • Pickguard: 3-Ply Mint Green
  • Color: worn Fiesta Red over 3-Color Sunburst

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