2006 Fender Custom Shop Eric Clapton “Blackie” Tribute Stratocaster By Chris Fleming


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2006 Fender Custom Shop Eric Clapton “Blackie” Tribute Stratocaster By Fender Master Builder Chris Fleming

Master Built reproduction of Eric Clapton’s legendary maple neck Stratocaster known as ‘Blackie’

The original Blackie was sold to Guitar Center for a world record price at the time of $959,500, Christie’s New York, 24th June, 2004.
In 2006, Fender made 275 limited edition replicas of Blackie, this is one of them.

  • Limited Edition | Only 275 made worldwide
  • Complete with all accessories
  • Excellent Condition

Guitar Details

  • Model: EC Blackie Tribute Stratocaster
  • Serial: CF830
  • Date: 10/10/06
  • Guitar Weight: 7lb 5oz
  • Built by Master Builder Chris Fleming
  • Body – Alder
  • Finish – Aged Black Nitrocellulose
  • Neck – Maple
  • Neck Profile – Soft “V”
  • Nut Width – 42mm
  • Radius – 9.5″
  • Pickups – Custom Wound Staggered Pole-Piece
  • Relic’d to look like the original ‘Blackie’ including cigarette burns on the headstock


  • Comes with ‘Duck Bros’ repro flight case. A reproduction of the flight case Eric Clapton uses to transport ‘Blackie’.
  • Unopened (still in cellophane) Crossroads DVD & CD Collection
  • Custom shop booklet including COA of build signed by Chris Fleming
  • Framed Publicity Poster
  • Fender Tribute COA signed by Eric Clapton
  • Guitar case candy (strap, cable, cloth, documentation, tremolo arm, bridge cover, backplate & accessories)
  • Thank you letter & information booklet from The Crossroads Antigua Foundation
  • Christie’s Guitar Auction ‘Blackie’ catalogue

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