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    2004 Eric Clapton Limited Edition Gold Leaf Fender Stratocaster. In 1996 Fender contacted Eric Clapton asking him if he was interested in creating a guitar in celebration of Fender's 50th anniversary. Clapton obliged, requested a '50s style Strat finished in gold leaf. The results were stunning, and Clapton used the guitar as his main stage instrument in 1997, displayed for over two years at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and sold it in his famous Crossroads Guitar Auction in 2004 for $455,000. That same year Fender produced a limited reissue of 50 Custom Gold Leaf Clapton Strats matched to Clapton's specs. This beautiful creation of Fender's Senior Master Builder Mark Kendrick features a 23k gold leaf finish, select adler body, 21-fret AAA flamed maple neck, and vintage noiseless pickups. The serial number is CN97086, and a vintage tweed hardshell case is included, along with a Fender COA signed by Kendrick. Condition is pristine, with zero blemishes in the finish. This guitar comes professionally set up and ready to play.

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    October, 2007
    6th-7th Saturday-Sunday
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