FENDER '83 STRATOCASTER ELITE Lefty, Sunburst, Excellent plus Cond, Active Circuit code LH43

1983 Fender Stratocaster Elite Made in Usa In Excellent Overall Condition Original Sunburst Finish Maple Neck 12" Radius Original Fender Noise Cancelling Pickups With Active Pre-Amp (MDX/TBX) 5-way pickup selector switch. Original Frets and Hardware in Very Good Condition. Alder Body, Maple Neck and Fingerboard Low action Comes With The Fender Molded Hardshell Case Trem Arm and Tag

From: The Fender Stratocaster Book. A. Duchossoir (1989).

Fender started work on the designs for the ELITE series in late 1981 with a research and design team that included Dan Smith, Chip Todd. John Page, Charlie Gressett and Freddie Tavares. The Elite series was meant to combine modern technologies with the classic Stratocaster design. The electronics, vibrato and neck adjustment mechanisms were all to be improved. To this end the Elite Stratocasters included active electronics, refined Freeflyte tremolo bridges and Biflex trussrods. When the Elite Stratocaster was finally released in 1983 it included numerous new features: