Fender Stories Eric Johnson '54 Virginia Stratocaster Electric Guitar (with Case)

Featuring a sassafras body and a quartersawn maple neck, the Eric Johnson '54 Virginia Strat produces a clear tone fit for anyone looking for a unique Strat.

What's special about this item?

Feature: What it does:
American Vintage synchronized tremolo Vintage-accurate string spacing and saddles
Maple fretboard Delivers a bright, snappy sound
Nitrocellulose lacquer finish Ultra-thin, strong gloss; preserves natural tone
Soft V-shape profile Straight grain cut for more sustain; vintage feel

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.

Hear Eric Johnson talk about how the 1954 "Virginia" Stratocaster came to be:

Now 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 for best Rock Instrumental Performance)
**(1991 Grammy for best Rock Instrumental Performance)
WARNING: Cancer and Reproductive Harm - www.p65Warnings.ca.gov.


Series: Stories Collection
Model Name: Eric Johnson 1954 "Virginia" Stratocaster
Body Material: 2-Piece Offset Sassafras
Body Finish: Gloss Nitrocellulose Lacquer
Neck: 1-Piece Quartersawn Maple, Soft "V"
Neck Finish: Gloss Nitrocellulose Lacquer
Fingerboard: Maple, 12" (305 mm)
Frets: 21, Medium Jumbo
Position Inlays: Black Dot
Nut (Material/Width): Plastic, 1.625" (41.3 mm)
Tuning Machines: Vintage-Style
Scale Length: 25.5" (648 mm)
Bridge: 6-Saddle American Vintage Synchronized Tremolo with Graph Tech High E Saddle
Pickups: DiMarzio HS-2 (Only Top-Coil Active) (Bridge), Original '57/'62 Single-Coil Strat (Middle, Neck)
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 Out-Of-Phase Position 5. Neck Pickup
Controls: Master Volume, Tone 1. (Neck/Middle Pickups), Tone 2. (Bridge Pickup)
Strings: Fender USA 250L Nickel Plated Steel (.009-.042 Gauges)
Case/Gig Bag: Deluxe Tweed Hardshell
Other Features: Custom Eric Johnson Graphic Neck Plate and Certificate of Authenticity, Masking Tape with Final Assembler's Initials and Date Completed Inside Cavity
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
2-Color Sunburst
Shipping Weight: 23 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 43 x 17 x 6 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): 0117442803

For support or warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer:
Phone: 800-488-1818

2-Color Sunburst

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