Musician's Friend Introduces the new Fender® American Vintage Series

Aug 21, 2012, 12:00 ET from Guitar Center

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., Aug. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Musician's Friend is pleased to announce the launch of the all new Fender® American Vintage Series guitars. Available now, the new guitar series by Fender includes the '56 Stratocaster®, the '59 Stratocaster, the '64 Telecaster® and the '65 Stratocaster. In addition, updated versions of the increasingly popular Jaguar® and Jazzmaster® models as well as the 52 Telecaster are also available.  For a limited time, those who purchase a guitar from the all new Fender American Vintage Series will receive free two-day express shipping, courtesy of Musician's Friend. 


"We are thrilled to launch the new Fender American Vintage series of guitars and can't wait to get these incredible instruments into the hands of players everywhere." says Dana Litton, VP of Merchandising at Musician's Friend. "They are some of the most faithful and authentic  reproductions of original-era guitars Fender has ever produced. We anticipate that this new series will be a great success, for both Fender and Musician's Friend." 

The new Fender American Vintage Series features  a premier line-up of 1950's and 1960's guitar models from years yet to be featured in Fender's current American Vintage lineup, with the exception of the '52 Telecaster. The new series includes the addition of never before seen neck profiles, as well as new vintage-style pickups and re-formulated custom color finishes, which have been designed to more accurately reflect Fender's specific model years.

To learn more about, or for purchase information on, the new Fender® American Vintage Series of guitars, visit:

About Musician's Friend

Musician's Friend, Inc. is a global top 50 Internet retailer and the largest direct marketer of musical instruments in the United States. Musician's Friend is a wholly owned subsidiary of Guitar Center, the largest retailer of musical equipment. Musician's Friend, Inc., was founded in 1983 and is headquartered in Medford, OR. With more than 70,000 unique products for sale, the company covers a wide range of musical needs, including guitars, basses, amplifiers, keyboards, live sound, recording equipment, drums, percussion, woodwind, brasswind and orchestral stringed instruments, as well as related accessories that are marketed through its print catalogs and websites, including

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SOURCE Guitar Center