|Fender Stratocaster -- the world's most popular electric guitar
From its introduction in 1954 through today, the Fender Stratocaster has remained the electric guitar of choice for a vast majority of the world's most recognized guitar players. Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Jeff Beck, Ritchie Blackmore, Yngwie Malmsteen - the list of legendary names associated with the Fender Stratocaster goes on and on.
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Interested in starting your own Fender Strat collection? Curious about the world of collectible guitars? You've come to the right place! Learn how to start and build a Fender Stratocaster collection with the hard-to-find information provided by Strats by Year (photos and detailed history of 1954-1978 Stratocasters) and Strats by Model (photos and detailed history of Fender Stratocasters in the '80s).
Thinking about buying a vintage Strat on eBay? Start with our Strats on eBay pages for a quick summary of what's currently available and for what price.
Meanwhile, if you'd like to take a close and detailed look at a vintage Stratocaster, feel free to browse through Anatomy of a 1955 Stratocaster.
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The four images to the left are, from top to bottom, 1965 Fender Stratocaster; 1993 Harley-Davidson Custom Shop Anniversary Stratocaster #02; the first 1979 25th Anniversary Stratocaster, #000001; and, the first official Fender Custom Shop guitar, #0001, 1987.