The Strat Plus, from it's inception, was heralded with basic features from the get-go and a Wilkerson roller nut and Locking tuners were part of their features. ) than 400 were made as I have owned several and I have questions coming in every few weeks about these by email. They are "some-what" collectible and are sometimes sold, mistakenly, as a Strat Plus!So just because Fender might tell you otherwise it does not make it true! Over time, these may very well be quite collectible.The model went through a series of changes through the years.Here's a few little tips to remember to help aid in dating those late 1970s and 1980s Stratocasters: Fender's three-way selector switch was updated to the Stratocaster's 5-way in 1977.) Each of these models are taken up on different pages on this website (just click on the names).
Some of the parts, such as the body and the unfinished neck came off the "line" which means they came out of the same stock the production model American Standard Strats came from.
The very 1st Strat Plus models that showed up on Fender's "price lists" were dated for sale March 1st, 1987.
(Keep that date in your mind as we move forward with this section! Duchossoir points out, in his book called The company obliged but seized the opportunity to talk Jeff into having a namesake Stratocaster model.
SO THIS IS A MISTAKE AT FENDER, one which has been told to several people who then later come back to me and say things like, "So you think you know more than Fender? A mistake in Fender's data-base is just that a mistake!
From 1986 till around the middle of 1993 record keeping was very poor.