The Twelfth Fret ~ Since 1977 ~

Fender Mark Knopfler Stratocaster DISCONTINUED

NOTE: This instrument has been discontinued and is no longer available from Fender. This post remains for historical purposes only.

The Mark Knopfler Strat is part of Fender’s Artist Series and replicates features from the Dire Straits front man’s own stage guitar … a ’60s slab-board neck on a ’50s deep contoured ash body … loaded with Texas Special single coils and a vintage-like electronic harness. This instrument we’re featuring today is finished with the striking Hot Rod Red opaque non-metalic body finish with a light patina stain on the neck!


* 1 5/8″ wide nut
* rosewood fingerboard
* 21 medium jumbo frets
* 25 1/2″ scale length
* vintage-style tuners
* ’62 C-shape neck
* ash ’57 body with deep vintage contours
* Texas Special pickups
* 3-ply ’62 style mint pickguard
* Hot Rod Red finish
* hardshell case

The Twelfth Fret

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