Heavy Relic Fender Stratocaster SRV No1 guitar Stephen Ray Vaughan Guitar. Body Wood. Alder. Neck Wood. Maple. Construction. Bolt-on. Fingerboard.
In a landmark collaboration between Fender and the Stevie Ray Vaughan estate, the famous SRV Guitar Wiring “Lenny” Stratocaster was commissioned to be reproduced in a limited way by the Fender Custom Shop edition. As part of the Tribute Series Fender guitars Lenny will be produced in limited quantity, with 250 guitars offered for sale world wide.The guitar original “Lenny” was one of the favorite instruments of Vaughan; a birthday present from his wife, Lenora (Lenny) gift during the lean years before he achieved fame. Vaughan called the guitar for his wife and made his namesake instrumental piece on her.
Guitar Center purchased the original guitar for $ 623.500 a Christie’s auction in 2004 the fans of New York.Stevie Ray Vaughan are among the most loyal fans and guitar enthusiasts worldwide. The “Lenny” Stratocaster, Stevie’s main instrument for his love songs, is a truly fascinating guitar that has, as part of its DNA, a tender, personal love story and an incredibly colorful history.This touching and very special addition to the Custom Shop Tribute Series features a reproduction of complex “Lenny” down to the smallest detail, from the custom neck (the original was a gift from Billy F Gibbons of ZZ Top) to “SRV “reflective stickers on the body of the battered headstock, the autograph that Stevie himself etched into the neck plate, and even an autographed baseball great Mickey Mantle.
“This guitar has a very special meaning to Stevie , said Mike Eldred, Fender Custom Division sales and marketing” He had throughout his career ;. He took everywhere, and at every show, he stopped, sat on the stage and played this song on this guitar. It’s like he wanted to this very special moment before he was a star, and would not let this part of his life go. “And in what way we make you feel standing on stage and play a strat with a large cursive” SRV “stamped on it half the people watching are wondering: Well, I guess this guy must have.