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Fender Unveils New Rosewood Neck-Equipped American Professional Stratocaster

Fender American Professional Strat with rosewood neck
(Image credit: Fender)

Fender has unveiled a new, limited-edition version of its American Professional Stratocaster, equipped with a solid rosewood neck.

The rosewood neck-equipped model also features a trio of Pure Vintage ’65 Stratocaster single coil pickups, as opposed to the V-Mods of a stock American Professional Strat. Two new finishes, Desert Sand and Fiesta Red, are also available, with the former coming with a gold pickguard.

Elsewhere, this model features the usual American Professional Strat specs, including an alder body, treble bleed circuit and a 2-Point Synchronized Tremolo with a pop-in arm. The aforementioned rosewood neck, meanwhile, features a deep C profile with narrow-tall frets, and a laser-etched Fender logo on the headstock.

Fender American Professional Strat with rosewood neck

(Image credit: Fender)

The Fender Limited Edition American Professional Stratocaster with an all-rosewood neck is available now for $1,699.

For more info on the guitar, stop by fender.com (opens in new tab).

Jackson Maxwell
Jackson Maxwell

Jackson is an Associate Editor at GuitarWorld.com and GuitarPlayer.com. He’s been writing and editing stories about new gear, technique and guitar-driven music both old and new since 2014, and has also written extensively on the same topics for Guitar Player. Elsewhere, his album reviews and essays have appeared in Louder and Unrecorded. Though open to music of all kinds, his greatest love has always been indie, and everything that falls under its massive umbrella. To that end, you can find him on Twitter crowing about whatever great new guitar band you need to drop everything to hear right now.