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2022 Fender Japan Limited International Color Series Stratocaster Capri Orange, Mint w/ Tags


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Up for sale, a 2022 Fender Japan Limited International Color Series Stratocaster, like-new and complete with the original gigbag and hangtags. With a gloss Capri Orange FSR (Factory Special Run) finish, this Strat replicates the features and unique custom colors of the International Series, first offered from 1979-81. This brand new iteration was made exclusively for the Japanese domestic market, rarely seen outside its country of origin and imported directly from Tokyo.

The trio of "Vintage-Style" alnico magnet single coils have plenty of chime and sparkle, governed by a five-way pickup selector switch. The bridge pickup has great cut, while the in-between settings on the switch have quintessential Strat quack, and the neck pickup is bell-like and round. Lightweight at 7lbs 3oz, this Strat has been professionally setup here at Mike & Mike’s Guitar Bar with 10-46 strings, low action, and spot-on intonation.

Neck Specs:

-Wood: Maple
-Shape: Substantial U, generous shoulders, measuring .890” 1st fret, .930” 12th fret
-Fretboard: Rosewood slab, modern 9 1/2“ radius
-Frets: Medium jumbo, pristine
-Scale Length: 25 1/2”
-Nut: 1.615” (41.02mm), bone
-Headstock: ‘70s-style, block logo
-Tuners: F-stamped
-Serialization: “Made in Japan”, JD22-prefix

Body Specs:

-Wood: Basswood
-Pickups: "Vintage-Style" single coils x3 (alnico)
-Controls: Five-way pickup selector, Volume/Tone/Tone knobs
-Hardware: Six-point vibrato, block saddles
-Plastics: Black pickup covers/knobs, three-ply eggshell pickguard retains the factory protective film

This instrument is ostensibly brand new, sourced directly from Tokyo, and there’s barely a scratch on the body, with the factory clear protective film retained on the pickguard. The gloss on the neck profile is similarly immaculate.

The original gigbag and hangtags are included.