Published On: Wed, Apr 6th, 2011

Fender Release Pawn Shop Series

Described as ‘guitars that never were but should have been’, Fender’s three new Pawn Shop Series models take inspiration from some of their more adventurous mid-60s and mid-70s models.

The three models are the ’51, ’72 and the Mustang Special Specs are as follows:


Fender Pawn Shop '51
The Pawn Shop ’51 has a Stratocaster body and a “C”-shaped Telecaster® neck, with a single-coil Texas Special neck pickup, Fender Enforcer™ humbucking bridge pickup and a dual-knob chrome control plate. Other features include a maple fretboard with modern 9.5″ radius and medium jumbo frets, master volume control with push-pull coil split, three-position rotary pickup selector knob, ’70s-style hard-tail Stratocaster bridge, vintage-style tuners and strap buttons, and deluxe gig bag. Finish options: Black/Blonde

Fender Pawn Shop '72
The Pawn Shop ’72 has a semi-hollow Stratocaster body with an f-hole, a Telecaster neck, rosewood fretboard (9.5 radius and 6105 frets), a Fender Wide Range humbucking neck pickup and Fender Enforcer humbucking bridge pickup, dual-knob chrome control plate with master volume and center-detented pickup blend, ’70s-style hard-tail Stratocaster bridge, ’70s-style Fender “F” tuners, mint green pickguard, bullet truss rod, three-bolt neck attachment and deluxe gig bag. Finish options: Three-Tone Sunburst/Surf Green.

Fender Pawn Mustang Special
The Pawn Shop Mustang Special has a modified offset Mustang body, ’60s “C”-shaped 24″ short-scale maple neck, and dual Fender Enforcer humbucking pickups with ’70s-style covers and unique switching. Other features include a rosewood fretboard with modern 9.5″ radius and medium jumbo frets, pickup toggle switch, three-way coil selector slide switch for each humbucking pickup (enabling 18 different tonal options), mint green pickguard, ’70s-style hard-tail Stratocaster® bridge, vintage-style tuners and strap buttons, and deluxe gig bag. Finish options: Candy Apple Red/Lake Placid Blue

More details at www.fender.com

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