Eric Clapton's Beloved Blackie® Stratocaster
re-created by Fender's Custom Shop

  • Re-creation of Clapton's famed guitar featured throughout the 70's & 80's
  • Clapton's albums 461 Ocean Boulevard, Slowhand, No Reason to Cry, and Just One Night, among others, were all recorded with BLACKIE®
  • Only 185 guitars offered for sale in the United States — all available exclusively through Guitar Center

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    Thank you for your interest in purchasing a Blackie replica! We anticipate very high demand for this unique guitar, and offer the following guidelines to speed your purchase. For more information, please contact your local Guitar Center.
    • Available for sale November 24th, 2006 at 7am PST / 8am MST / 9am CST/ 10am EST. Calls will not be accepted in the call center until November 24th, 2006 at 7am PST / 8am MST / 9am CST/ 10am EST.
    • Guitar Center is the USA EXCLUSIVE retailer with 175 guitars available at our stores, and another 10 available via our website Call Center at 866-498-7882.
    • "Blackie" has an MSRP of $24,000 with a Guitar Center Guaranteed Lowest Price of $20,000.00*
    • To help accommodate our customers, we encourage you to arrange financing prior to the November 24th launch. This will facilitate the processing of personal checks, wire-transfers, etc.
    • Due to the anticipated high demand, the best chance for a customer to buy a "Blackie" is to arrange credit in advance, and be first in line at one of our stores.
    • At 7AM PST November 24th, "Blackie" is to be sold on a first come, first served basis. Sales are limited to one per customer, no dealers please.
    • A significant portion of the proceeds will go to the Crossroads Centre, Antigua, founded by Eric Clapton. For more information about the Crossroads Centre, Antigua, please visit
    We wish our customers every success with this unique event. The reissue of "Blackie" will undoubtedly be a memorable occasion for music lovers and guitar aficionados worldwide.

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    Experience Blackie
    Although Blackie can be purchased at any Guitar Center retail store, you can view Blackie on display (starting November 10th, 2006) at the following Guitar Center stores:

    Store Address City State  Zip
    LITTLE ROCK 12315 Chenal Parkway, Ste. A Little Rock AR 72211-2723
    PHOENIX 2772 West Peoria St. Phoenix AZ  85029
    SCOTTSDALE 8949 East Indian Bend Road Scottsdale AZ 85250-8504
    TEMPE 1245 W Elliot Road , Suite 115 Tempe AZ 85284-1113
    CONCORD 1280 Willow Pass Rd.Ste. B Concord CA 94520-5231
    EL TORO 23811 El Toro Road #A Lake Forest CA 92630-4743
    FOUNTAIN VALLEY 18361 Euclid St. Fountain Valley CA 92708-6113
    HOLLYWOOD 7425 Sunset Blvd. Los Angeles CA 90046-3403
    SACRAMENTO 2120 Alta Arden Expressway Sacramento CA 95825-2221
    SAN BERNARDINO 925 East Hospitality Lane San Bernardino CA 92408-2829
    SAN DIEGO 8825 Murray Drive La Mesa CA 91492-3327
    SAN FRANCISCO 1645 Van Ness Ave. San Francisco CA 94109-3608
    SAN JOSE 3677 Stevens Creek Blvd Santa Clara CA 95051-7335
    SHERMAN OAKS 14209 Ventura Blvd. Sherman Oaks CA 91423-2714
    ARVADA 8601 Sheridan Blvd Suite G Arvada CO 80003-1439
    HALLENDALE 1101 W. Hallendale Beach Blvd. Hallendale FL 33009-5257
    WINTER PARK(ORL) 520 N Orlando Ave, Suite 130 Winter Park FL 32789-7314
    ATLANTA 1485 Northeast Expressway Atlanta GA 30329-2301
    ARLINGTON HEIGHTS 2375 S. Arlington Heights Rd. Arlington Heights IL 60005-4501
    CENTRAL CHICAGO 2633 North Halsted Chicago IL 60614-2301
    HIGHLAND PARK 143 South Skokie Valley Road Highland Park IL  60035
    VILLA PARK 298 W. Roosevelt Rd. Villa Park IL  60181
    INDIANAPOLIS 8475 Castleton Corner Drive Indianapolis IN 46250-3580
    OVERLAND PARK 6700 W. 119th St. Overland Park KS 66209-2012
    NEW ORLEANS 1000 S Clearview Pkwy, Suite 1040 Harahan LA 70123-2320
    BOSTON 750 Commonwealth Ave. Boston MA 02215-1208
    TOWSON 1524 E Joppa Road Towson MD 21286-5911
    ROCKVILLE 12401 Twinbrook Pkwy Rockville MD 20852-1630
    SOUTHFIELD 29555 Northwestern Hwy Southfield MI 48034-1064
    CANTON 39415 Ford Road Canton Township MI 48187-4320
    EDINA 3650 Hazelton Road Edina MN 55435-4211
    SPRINGFIELD 160 Route 22 Springfield NJ 07081-3123
    PARAMUS 154 W State Route 4 Paramus NJ 07652-1224
    CHERRY HILL 2100 Route 38, Ste. 1A Cherry Hill NJ 08002-2043
    LAS VEGAS 3085 E Tropicana Las Vegas NV 89121-7311
    MANHATTAN 25 West 14th Street Manhattan NY 10011-7402
    CLEVELAND 26635 Brookpark Road N Olmsted OH 44070-3137
    CLACKAMAS 13029 South East 84th Ave Clackamas OR 97015-9798
    NASHVILLE 721 Thompson Lane Nashville TN 37204-4644
    ARLINGTON 721 Ryan Plaza Dr. Arlington TX 76011-3855
    AUSTIN 2525 W Anderson Lane, Suite 200 Austin TX 78757-1148
    CENTRAL DALLAS 7814 N Central Expressway Dallas TX 75206-1902
    HOUSTON 7729 Westheimer Rd. Houston TX 77063-4618
    NORTH DALLAS 4519 LBJ Freeway Farmers Branch TX 75244-5923
    SAN ANTONIO 7325 San Pedro St. San Antonio TX 78216 - 6225
    RICHMOND 9128 W. Broad Street Richmond VA 23294-5805
    VIRGINIA BEACH 5483 Virginia Beach Blvd Virginia Beach VA 23461-1744
    SEATTLE 530 Westlake Ave North Seattle WA 98109-4303

    * Attention Guitar Center Customers: The "Fender Tribute Series Blackie Stratocaster" is excluded from the following: 1) All GC Credit Card Free-Financing Offers  2) GC's 30-Day Return Policy  3) GC's 30-Day Guaranteed Lowest Price

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