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FENDER ANNOUNCES 75th ANNIVERSARY PLATINUM AND DIAMOND COMMEMORATIVE SERIES


Founded in 1946, the Fender guitar brand has become synonymous with contemporary music. Everyone knows what a Fender guitar is! This year marks Fender’s Diamond Anniversary, celebrating 75 years of innovation and quality musical instrument manufacturing. (Check out our Fender historical article HERE) To mark the occasion Fender has announced the 75th Anniversary Platinum and Diamond Commemorative Series.

The 75th Anniversary Series celebrates Leo’s bold, revolutionary designs with special versions of the Stratocaster ®, Telecaster ®, Precision Bass ® and Jazz Bass ® guitars. Featuring unique finishes, premium pickups and remarkably comfortable necks, these instruments honor the timeless Fender designs that reshaped music. Each limited-edition axe is a fitting homage to one of the world’s most popular electric guitar models, providing classic Fender style and tone in an exclusive, upscale package which includes a custom Inca Silver molded hardshell case with plush Lake Placid Blue interior, a special certificate of authenticity, a 75th anniversary ingot inlaid into the back of the headstock and an engraved anniversary neck plate. All models are available with ash bodies in 2-color Bourbon Burst, one-piece maple necks and Custom Shop pickups.

Additional more affordable Enseneda built 75th Anniversary guitars include the iconic Stratocaster ®, Telecaster ®, Jazz Bass ® and Precision Bass ® models available in a special edition Diamond Anniversary with Maple fingerboard. Specs include a “Modern C” profile, medium jumbo frets and a satin finish for supreme comfort and playability.

Let’s have a look at the new commemorative models

CORONA MADE 75TH PLATINUM ANNIVERSARY SERIES:

75TH ANNIVERSARY COMMEMORATIVE JAZZ BASS®
The 75th Anniversary Commemorative Jazz Bass is decked out in a beautiful 2-Color Bourbon Burst finish over an ash body with gold hardware. The one-piece maple neck features a Slim “C”neck profile, rolled fingerboard edges, a “Super-Natural” satin finish and a sculpted neck heel for unsurpassed comfort and playability. Custom Shop ’60s Jazz Bass pickups offer vintage style growl, mid-range and clarity while the HiMass™ Vintage bridge enhances sustain, resonance and stability.

75TH ANNIVERSARY COMMEMORATIVE PRECISION BASS®
The 75th Anniversary Commemorative Precision Bass also comes in a beautiful 2-Color Bourbon Burst finish over an ash body with gold hardware and features similar elements to the Commemorative Jazz Bass, such as one-piece maple neck features a ’63 Precision Bass neck profile, rolled fingerboard edges, a “SuperNatural” satin finish and a sculpted neck heel. Custom Shop ’62 P Bass pickups serve up vintage-style low-end and punch while the HiMass™ Vintage bridge enhances sustain, resonance and stability.

Finally, every Commemorative Jazz and Precision Bass Features special badging with a 75th anniversary ingot inlaid into the back of the headstock and an engraved anniversary neck plate. This limited-edition instrument celebrates the world’s most popular bass, providing classic Fender style and tone in an exclusive upscale package. Includes a custom Inca Silver moulded hardshell case with plush Lake Placid Blue interior and special certificate of authenticity.

75TH ANNIVERSARY COMMEMORATIVE STRATOCASTER®
The 75th Anniversary Commemorative Stratocaster is decked out in a beautiful 2-Color Bourbon Burst finish over an ash body, with gold hardware and pearl button locking tuners. The one-piece maple neck features a Deep “C” profile, rolled fingerboard edges, a “Super-Natural” satin finish and a sculpted neck heel for unsurpassed comfort and playability. Custom Shop Fat ‘60s pickups provide sweet Strat tone with added low-end punch while a 2-point tremolo with cold-rolled steel block enhances sparkle, sustain and tuning stability. Finally, each Commemorative Stratocaster features a 75th anniversary ingot inlaid into the back of the headstock and an engraved anniversary neck plate. This limited-edition Stratocaster is a fitting homage to the world’s most popular electric guitar, providing classic Fender style and tone in an exclusive, upscale package. Includes a custom Inca Silver moulded hardshell case with plush Lake Placid Blue interior and special certificate of authenticity.

75TH ANNIVERSARY COMMEMORATIVE TELECASTER®
The 75th Anniversary Commemorative Telecaster also comes  in a beautiful 2-Color Bourbon Burst finish over ash body, gold hardware and pearl button locking tuners. The one-piece maple neck features a Deep “C” profile, rolled fingerboard edges, a “Super-Natural” satin finish and sculpted neck heel for unsurpassed comfort and playability. Custom Shop Twisted Tele pickups deliver searing Telecaster twang with sparkle and clarity. A top-load/string-through bridge with compensated “bullet” saddles provides superb intonation and versatility. Finally, every Commemorative Telecaster features special badging with a 75 th anniversary ingot inlaid into the back of the headstock and an engraved anniversary neck plate. This limited-edition Telecaster honours the guitar that started it all, providing classic Fender style and tone in an exclusive, upscale package. Includes a custom Inca Silver moulded hardshell case with plush Lake Placid Blue interior and special certificate of authenticity.

 

ENSENADA MADE DIAMOND ANNIVERSARY SERIES:

75TH ANNIVERSARY JAZZ BASS®
The 75th Anniversary Jazz Bass is finished in a striking Diamond Anniversary finish with matching painted headstock. The maple neck features a “Modern C” profile, medium jumbo frets and a satin finish for supreme comfort and playability. Vintera ™ ‘60s Jazz Bass pickups provide bright and clear tone while a 4-saddle bridge delivers rock-solid stability and intonation. Every Anniversary Jazz Bass features a special 75th anniversary engraved neck plate and ships in a deluxe gig bag. This limited-edition Jazz Bass is a fitting homage to one of Fender’s most influential designs, providing classic Fender style and tone in an exclusive upscale package.

75TH ANNIVERSARY PRECISION BASS®
The 75th Anniversary Precision Bass is finished in Diamond Anniversary metallic with a matching painted headstock. The maple neck features a “Modern C” profile, medium jumbo frets and a satin finish for supreme comfort and playability. Vintage-style ‘50s Precision Bass pickups provide punchy low-end while a 4-saddle bridge delivers rock-solid stability and intonation. Every Anniversary Precision Bass features a special 75th anniversary engraved neck plate and ships in a deluxe gig bag. This limited-edition Precision Bass is a fitting homage to the one that started it all, providing classic Fender style and tone in an exclusive, upscale package.

75TH ANNIVERSARY STRATOCASTER®
The 75th Anniversary Stratocaster is finished in a striking Diamond Anniversary finish with matching painted headstock. The maple neck features a “Modern C” profile, medium jumbo frets and a satin finish for supreme comfort and playability. Vintera ‘60s pickups provide sweet Strat ® tone, while a 2-point tremolo delivers smooth vibrato and improved tuning stability. Every Anniversary Stratocaster features a special 75th anniversary neck plate and ships in a deluxe gig bag. This limited-edition Stratocaster is a fitting homage to the world’s most popular electric guitar, providing classic Fender style and tone in an exclusive, upscale package.

75TH ANNIVERSARY TELECASTER®
The 75th Anniversary Telecaster is finished in Diamond Anniversary metallic with a matching painted headstock. The maple neck features a “Modern C” profile, medium jumbo frets and a satin finish for supreme comfort and playability. Vintera ‘50s Telecaster pickups provide a warm and twangy tone while a 6-saddle bridge improves intonation. Every Anniversary Telecaster features a special 75th anniversary engraved neck plate and ships in a deluxe gig bag. This limited-edition Telecaster is a fitting homage to the one that started it all, providing classic Fender style and tone in an exclusive, upscale package.

CORONA MADE 75TH PLATINUM ANNIVERSARY SERIES
75th Anniversary Commemorative Jazz Bass ® , 2020 – $3,999.00 AUD
75th Anniversary Commemorative Precision Bass ® , 2020 – $3,899.00 AUD
75th Anniversary Commemorative Stratocaster ® , 2020 – $3,799.00 AUD
75th Anniversary Commemorative Telecaster ® , 2020 – $3,799.00 AUD

ENSENADA MADE DIAMOND ANNIVERSARY SERIES
75th Anniversary Jazz Bass ® , 2020 – $1,699.00 AUD
75th Anniversary Precision Bass ® , 2020 – $1,699.00 AUD
75th Anniversary Stratocaster ® , 2020 – $1,699.00 AUD
75th Anniversary Telecaster ® , 2020 – $1,699.00 AUD

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