In 1967, Jimi Hendrix played a show at the Monterey Pop Music Festival using a red-and-white custom-painted Fender Stratocaster. During his encore, he set the guitar on fire in what would become one of his most iconic moments. In 1997, to celebrate Monterey Pops 40th anniversary, the Fender Custom Shop commissioned artist Pamelina H. To hand-paint 210 reproductions of Hendrixs hearts-and-swirls guitar. These custom-shop reproductions are now arguably the most-desired Fender production models in existence.
A Monterey Pop Strat, as its known, is nearly impossible to find for sale. There have been two modifications to the guitar set up for a right-handed player: the top strap hook has been moved over to the longer horn and the left-handed nut has been replaced with a right-handed nut, however the left-handed nut is included.All the "case candy" is included except for the laminated backstage pass. For any serious collector, this guitar is a must have any serious collector! Body: virtually flawless Neck, Fretboard, and Headstock: all virtually flawless Action and Playability: the action is about medium, plus the neck is straight and the truss rod functions flawlessly Frets: virtually no wear Hardware: all looks fantastic Electronics: all functions flawlessly Includes: electric guitar, tremolo arm, bridge cover, original left-handed nut, Certificate of Authenticity, straps, coiled guitar cable, case candy and documentation, and original Fender Custom Shop gig bag and hardshell case.
Fender Chrome Synchronized Tremolo bridge. 3 x vintage-style single coil pickups. Controls: Master Volume, Tone 1 & Tone 2. Metro Sound & Music Company.This guitar is also for sale in our showroom. For those driving through Richmond, Virginia via I-95, we are located just 5 minutes from the interstate. There is no other music store like Metro Sound! "More than a music store" for over 28 years! Offering the finest new, used and vintage gear.
Friendly and Knowledgeable Customer Service. The item "1997 Fender Custom Shop Jimi Hendrix Monterey Pop Stratocaster Electric Guitar" is in sale since Saturday, August 24, 2019. This item is in the category "Musical Instruments & Gear\Guitars & Basses\Electric Guitars".
The seller is "metrosound117" and is located in Richmond, Virginia. This item can be shipped worldwide.