The “Layla” Guitar

The Fender Custom Shop is introducing the Eric Clapton “Brownie” Stratocaster, modeled after Clapton’s famous two-tone ’50s sunburst Strat. The guitar is limited to a 100-piece run and will be made available at Guitar Center Platinum stores on March 21, 2013. Some people don’t like these kind of tribute models, but I think they’re an interesting way to pay homage to classic guitars and guitarists.

Clapton himself seems impressed by the reproduction:

Comments

  1. says

    Wow, what a cool guitar-to bad that there are only a 100 piece!! since I bought a custom shop 52 Tele I´m really into these guitars- and a Eric Clapton Strat, with it´s tone is really missing in my collection – are there platinum stores also in germany? keep on rocking

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