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Discussion in 'Stratocaster Discussion Forum' started by The Apostle, Dec 27, 2013.

  1. The Apostle

    The Apostle Strat-O-Master

    718
    Feb 15, 2011
    Adelaide, S.A.
    I've been spending some time drooling over the colour chart on Fenders website...so if you own a Strat in a rare colour then please post a picture of it!

    I want to see colours such as Dun Green, Candy Green, Sky Blue, Pearl White, Graffiti Yellow, Violet, Orange, Vegas Gold Flake, Royal Blue Metallic, Aqua Flake, Champagne Sparkle, Tropical Turquoise......
     
  2. jakey333

    jakey333 Strat-Talk Member

    23
    Jul 12, 2012
    London
    What was the orange one in the 70's? Marty Wilson-Piper had one.....Calypso?
     
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  3. Tee H C

    Tee H C Senior Stratmaster Strat-Talk Supporter

    Jan 27, 2012
    London
    Mine.

    Ash White Blonde.
     

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  4. Shell Shock

    Shell Shock Strat-Talk Member

    33
    Mar 11, 2012
    Tucson, Arizona
    I ordered this custom shop champagne sparkle years ago. Now I am seeing it in stores. Cool color I think.
    Steven
     

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  5. Kryger

    Kryger Strat-Talker

    213
    May 24, 2013
    Lakeland, Florida
    My 2000 Aqua Marine Metallic
     

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  6. Neil.C

    Neil.C Most Honored Senior Member

    Mar 3, 2012
    Surrey, England
    I don't own one but I love the Chartreuse sparkle on the Dick Dale model.

    I love sparkle finishes on a Strat.


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  7. TorzJohnson

    TorzJohnson Strat-O-Master

    708
    Nov 29, 2010
    Po-Town

    How rare is that?. :confused:
     
  8. Dewey

    Dewey Most Honored Senior Member Strat-Talk Supporter

    Age:
    55
    Mar 2, 2010
    Bellingham, Wa.
    According to Fender this one is supposed to be Sherwood Green but it isn't. I've had Sherwood Green guitars and this colour is different.
     

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  9. bluesman1956

    bluesman1956 Strat-O-Master

    869
    Dec 3, 2012
    Upstate NY
    While we're on this topic how do I find out what original custom finishes that Fender offered on the early 60s Strats. We're the reissues true to the colors used or did they make them in just popular ones used currently?
     
  10. Tee H C

    Tee H C Senior Stratmaster Strat-Talk Supporter

    Jan 27, 2012
    London
    Well it's not the most common colour I see hanging on the walls or on stages. well how rare isn't it then ??? Not sure how many of these you come across ??? You can see the wood grain through and underneath the finish so it's transparent White Blonde. NOT very common on strats I have seen.

    I could well be wrong.

    Here is a rarer colour so hopefully I can live up to my post up there and contribute something a bit different.
     

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  11. stratelespaul

    stratelespaul Strat-Talker

    300
    Apr 28, 2012
    Los Angeles, Ca
    Rare and ugly as all get out(to me)...
    The Antigua Stratocasters
     
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  12. TorzJohnson

    TorzJohnson Strat-O-Master

    708
    Nov 29, 2010
    Po-Town
    It's a standard color option on CVs, which are common enough that you see them everywhere. Then you've got the other models with this color, such as the American Deluxe, American Vintage '56, Eric Johnson, and among teles you've got the Cabronita and Classic Series 50's Tele. They've always got a few in this color in the mid-sized shop down the road from me, where I got my white blonde EJ strat.

    BTW the other guitars you posted are amazing!
     
  13. jayoldschool

    jayoldschool Mod Admin Staff Member

    Sep 13, 2011
    Canada
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    Midnight Blue seems pretty rare.

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  14. christy

    christy Senior Stratmaster

    Teal with a maple neck is very nice :)
     
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  15. Viking inLA

    Viking inLA Most Honored Senior Member

    Oct 23, 2013
    Los Angeles
    really like the graffiti yellow
     

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  16. rider7

    rider7 Senior Stratmaster

    Nov 14, 2012
    NYC
    Here is my Tom Delonge Strat in Graffiti Yellow
     

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  17. fenderman888

    fenderman888 Banned

    869
    Apr 9, 2013
    Japan - Australia

    Damn, every time i see this guitar i wanna cry. Why tease. This guitar should be the Strat Talk logo.
     
  18. fenderman888

    fenderman888 Banned

    869
    Apr 9, 2013
    Japan - Australia
    What about Mocha. Havn"t seen many of them.
     
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  19. Luecack

    Luecack Strat-Talker

    302
    Apr 26, 2011
    Youngwood pa
    My old American deluxe in white blonde, an old MIM I had in electron blue, and my baby, the 62 horrid in Sherwood green

    Probably not "rare" but uncommon, except for maybe the blonde, but it was the only strat I've seen with the copper colored plastics (they were stock, according to fender when I sent in the serial number)
     

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  20. Dewey

    Dewey Most Honored Senior Member Strat-Talk Supporter

    Age:
    55
    Mar 2, 2010
    Bellingham, Wa.
    Thanks fenderman, I didn't mean to tease.
    I honestly don't know what colour it is. I've never seen it before.