Fender Eric Johnston 1954 "Virginia" Stratocaster Electric Guitar

SKU: 0117442803

$4,999
  • Eric Johnson Signature 1954 "Virginia" Stratocaster
  • Two-piece, offset-seam sassafrass body
  • “Soft V”-shaped maple neck; 12”-radius fingerboard with 21 jumbo frets
  • DiMarzio® HS2 bridge pickup; Fender ’57/62 single-coil Strat® middle and neck pickups
  • Custom wiring and artist-specific setup
  • Includes G&G tweed hardshell case and Certificate of Authenticity

The Fender Stories Collection pays tribute to legendary musicians, their beloved modified Fender electric guitars and the extraordinary music they created together.

Eric Johnson already had his 1954 "Virginia" Stratocaster® when he recorded Tones* and the Platinum Ah Via Musicom**, groundbreaking albums that made him a hero to music fans and guitarists alike. To this day, Eric continues to release brilliant music, tour constantly and is, to the electric guitar community, a savant and widely followed tastemaker. In 2020, for the first time, Eric's 1954 Virginia Stratocaster will be replicated by both Fender Custom Shop and the Fender Corona Production line in limited numbers. With its rare rift/quartersawn sassafras body, lacquer finish, custom wiring and more, the Eric Johnson 1954 Virginia Stratocaster will thrill players and collectors alike with its distinctive look and exceptional tone.

*(1987 Grammy nominated for best Rock Instrumental Performance)

**(1991 Grammy for best Rock Instrumental Performance)

TWO-PIECE SASSAFRAS BODY

TWO-PIECE SASSAFRAS BODY

A rare tone wood, Sassafras has a distinctive, fine-grained appearance and produces silky tone with focused midrange.

CUSTOM PICKUP CONFIGURATION

CUSTOM PICKUP CONFIGURATION

Combining a DiMarzio HS-2 stacked humbucking pickup with a pair of Fender 57/62 pickups, this guitar has Johnson’s unique tone while offering plenty of variety.

CUSTOM WIRING

CUSTOM WIRING

The middle and neck pickups are out of phase with the bridge pickup, giving you Johnson’s unique “koto” tone in position two.

CUSTOM MAPLE NECK

CUSTOM MAPLE NECK

The comfortable “Soft V”-shaped neck provides clear tone, while the 12”-radius makes it easier to solo.

LACQUER FINISH

LACQUER FINISH

A period-correct touch, the lacquer finish lets wood breathe while wearing in a distinctive way.

VINTAGE-STYLE TUNING MACHINES

VINTAGE-STYLE TUNING MACHINES

Vintage-style tuning machines offer solid, stable tuning with era-correct style.

BODY

Body Material 2-Piece Offset Seam Sassafras

Body Finish Gloss Nitrocellulose Lacquer

Body Shape Stratocaster®

NECK

Neck Material 1-Piece Maple

Neck Finish Gloss Nitrocellulose Lacquer

Neck Shape Soft "V"

Scale Length 25.5” (648 mm)

Fingerboard Material Maple

Fingerboard Radius 12" (305 mm)

Number of Frets 21

Fret Size Jumbo

Nut Material Plastic

Nut Width 1.625” (41.3 mm)

Position Inlays Black Dots

Truss Rod Vintage Style Butt Adjust

ELECTRONICS

Bridge Pickup DiMarzio® HS-2™ DP116 (Only Top-Coil Active)

Middle Pickup Original '57/'62 Single-Coil Strat®

Neck Pickup Original '57/'62 Single-Coil Strat®

Controls  Master Volume, Tone 1. (Neck/Middle Pickups), Tone 2. (Bridge Pickup)

Switching  5-Position Blade: Position 1. Bridge Pickup, Position 2. Bridge and Middle Pickup, Position 3. Middle Pickup, Position 4. Middle and Neck Pickup, Position 5. Neck Pickup

Configuration SSS

HARDWARE

Bridge 6-Saddle American Vintage Synchronized Tremolo

Hardware Finish Nickel/Chrome

Tuning Machines Vintage-Style

Pickguard 1-Ply Eggshell

Control Knobs Aged White Plastic

Switch Tip Aged White Plastic

Neck Plate 4-Bolt Custom

MISCELLANEOUS

Strings Fender® USA 250R Nickel Plated Steel (.010-.046 Gauges)

Legal Notice WARNING: Cancer and Reproductive Harm - www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.

ACCESSORIES

Case/Gig Bag Deluxe Twee Hardshell

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In most cases, you will receive your order in 2-5 business days from the time of your order, but we ask that you allow up to 14 days for delivery, to account for unexpected delays.

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orders under $100 are eligible for $8.95 flat rate shipping To NSW, VIC and ACT, or $15 flat rate shipping to all other Australian states.

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Acoustic Pianos, Digital Pianos with a shipping weight of over 80kg, and other products that require specialist delivery services or installation are not eligible for free or flat rate shipping.

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We are able to arrange curbside pickup/click and collect on customer request.

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In most cases, the fastest, cheapest and best options to your location will appear at checkout, allowing you to choose the courier and rate that best suits your needs. Sometimes, rural and remote and international areas will not calculate shipping. This doesn't mean we can't ship to you, or even that it's going to be particularly expensive. Generally, we recommend you use flat rate shipping in these cases, but if this is not appropriate, or available for you, please contact us, and we will discuss your options with you. 

Digital Pianos Delivery & Setup

Digital Piano delivery and setup is available in the Sydney Metro area for the cost of $150 +$0.30 per stair.

Additional surcharges apply to deliveries outside of the Sydney Metro area, and will need to be scheduled in advance. Please contact us for an obligation free quote.

As you will have to be home to show the carriers where to set up your piano, we will call to schedule your delivery at a time that is convenient for you. 

Acoustic Pianos Delivery

Logans only work with the best speciality piano carriers in the business - Dragon & Goninans. This ensures that your piano will arrive not only undamaged, but in tune & well regulated. Delivery to Sydney metro area is free to ground level, +$50 for each flight of stairs. 

Additional surcharges apply to deliveries outside of the Sydney Metro area, and will need to be scheduled in advance. Please contact us for an obligation free quote, or select "Post-paid Piano Shipping" at checkout, and we will call you the following business day to discuss your shipping options. Note that selecting this option means your shipping costs are not included in the price of your order, and will need to be paid prior to delivery.

As you will have to be home to show the carriers where to place your piano, we will call to schedule your delivery at a time that is convenient for you. 

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