Sonic Blue, master designed and built by the late John English. A light slab board with classic ’59 features like single layer 8 hole guard, fat 50’s pickups, and ’59 neck profile. Also has player friendly non ’59 features like 9.5" radius and 6105 frets for better string bending. This is light and resonant.

John was Fender’s senior master builder and joined Fender in 1970 working alongside Freddie Tavares and Bill Carson. He was one of the founders of Fender’s custom shop. He built custom guitars for Eric Clapton among many others. Inspired by his love of art, music and architecture and natures myriad lines patterns and colors.
Comes with copies of the original designs, coa and a CD in the original leather portfolio. A very fine Stratocaster. $7995 Go to for more photos.

Willies American Guitars

Willies American Guitars

Fender Custom Shop John English
Sonic Blue
Original Hard
Willies American Guitars
(651) 699-1913
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Yes we DO ship outside the US but require payment by bank wire transfer or bank cashiers check only. Email us for specific international shipping rates.

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