Left Handed Fender Guitars 2021 – Classic Icons of the Guitar World

Left Handed Fender Guitars - Body of a lefty American Professional II Stratocaster (Olympic White)
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Last Updated on September 22, 2021 by Chris

Who is the most famous guitar company? To many, there are probably two that come to mind; Gibson and Fender. Pretty much any guitar player will have heard of these two giants of guitar production.

We’ve already checked out Gibson, so let’s focus on what left handed Fender guitars are available.

Fender guitars are one of the most iconic and famous guitar brands out there. Throughout the decades, Fender has produced many classic guitar designs, and numerous famous guitar players have been associated with them.

Jimi Hendrix, Kurt Cobain, Dick Dale, and Courtney Barnett are some famous left handed guitarists who play them. Stevie Ray Vaughan, Eric Clapton, David Gilmour, and Yngwie Malmsteen are just a few righties too, but the list goes on and on!

Check out this live performance of Stevie Ray Vaughan performing “Texas Flood“. One of the greatest guitarists ever in my mind, and guess what? He’s a Fender Stratocaster player!

Fender is also well known for owning the Squier brand, which they acquired in 1965.

Other Fender acquisitions and partnerships include EVH, Charvel, Jackson, and Gretsch.

Go straight to the left handed Fender guitars.

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Who Are Fender Guitars?

Fender Beginnings

Leo Fender started out fixing faulty amplifiers in a small workshop in Fullerton, California. Teaming up with a local musician Doc Kaufmann in 1943, they formed the K&F Manufacturing Corp., and produced amps and lap steel guitars.

A few years later, they parted company, with Leo Fender starting the Fender Electric Instrument Company in 1946 building amps; namely the Princeton, Deluxe, and Professional, which were the first to bear the Fender name; they proved popular and were highly regarded.

After this, Fender went on to develop a new solid-bodied guitar. At this time, the big artists were all playing hollow-bodied guitars.

In the fall of 1950, he introduced the Fender Broadcaster, his new solid-body guitar that had none of the feedback problems of the hollow-body guitars. It was able to produce a bright, clear tone at high volume, very much the requirement for instruments for performing on stage.

In 1951, Fender was approached by Gretsch, who were concerned that the guitar’s name was too similar to their Broadkaster drumkit. They asked Fender to change the name, so he decided to remove the Broadcaster title, and continued to produce the guitar without a name.

These guitars were later named Nocasters, as they were sold with no model name on the headstock, and have since become highly sought after.

Birth of the Telecaster

By September 1951, Fender chose the name Telecaster, which soon appeared on the headstocks of these fine instruments. They continue to be so named to this day.

The Telecaster was the first mass-produced solid-body guitar; it became known for its bright, clean sound, and it would go on to become very popular with many guitarists, from R&B, Rock & Roll, and Country.

The same year, Fender also introduced the Precision Bass, as well as the Bassman amp, helping musicians free themselves from the heavy and bulky upright bass used by many of the big Swing bands of the time, making it easier for smaller bands to be heard. These new electric bands ushered in a new age of Rock and Roll, and the rest is history!

Three years on, Fender released what has probably become the most popular and enduring electric guitar ever made; the Stratocaster. This new design was like no other guitar before. Its futuristic looks incorporated a double cutaway and a sleek, smooth, contoured body, making it easy and comfortable to play. These together with Fender’s new synchronized floating tremolo made this influential instrument one of the most versatile guitars around.

Fender later went on to release more classic guitars and amps, including both Jazzmaster and Jaguar guitars, the Mustang, as well as the Jazz Bass, growing the brand to become one of the top names in guitar history.

CBS Era

Due to ill health, Leo Fender decided to sell his company to television and radio company CBS (Columbia Broadcasting System) in 1965. As with Nocasters, pre-CBS Fender guitars have become highly sought-after instruments. Many regard these instruments as the pinnacle of Fender guitars’ high quality, as well as being historically important.

After selling Fender to CBS, Leo Fender went on to design instruments for Music Man for several years, before starting G&L Musical Instruments in 1979 with co-founder George Fullerton, taking each co-founder’s first initial for the brand’s name.

During the CBS era, Fender’s popularity took a bit of a dive, as many felt that the quality of their instruments was not as good as it used to be.

By the 1980s, CBS recruited John McLaren, Dan Smith, and William Schultz from Yamaha Musical Instruments to try to turn Fender’s fortunes around. The only way they thought this could be done, was to start over and re-learn how to make Fender guitars the proper way.

Post-CBS

By 1985, Schultz along with a group of Fender employees and investors bought the Fender company from CBS for $12.5M and renamed it the Fender Musical Instruments Corporation.

Unfortunately, the sale didn’t include many of Fender’s patents or the original Fullerton factory, so production of Fender instruments in the US had to be shut down. So for a few months, all Fender guitars were made in Japan! Later that year, Fender opened their flagship factory and headquarters in Corona, California, followed by another manufacturing plant in Ensenada, Mexico in 1987.

That same year, Fender opened its Custom Shop in Corona, California, and the following year they announced the first Fender artist signature guitars; the Eric Clapton Signature Stratocaster and the Yngwie Malmsteen Signature Stratocaster.

In 1991, Fender’s corporate headquarters moved from Corona, California to Scottsdale, Arizona, and the instruments made at Ensenada, Mexico became Fender’s primary export line, with the Japanese-made Fenders being made specifically for the Japanese market, though a small number of these are available outside of Japan.

Present Day Fender

More recently, the company launched Fender Digital in 2015, focusing on digital innovation. One standout development of Fender Digital’s is their digital learning platform, Fender Play, launched in 2017, which is aimed at beginners and intermediate players wanting to improve their playing.

Fender has also branched out into using digital technology to connect their smartphone app with their Mustang GTX, Mustang GT, and Rumble amplifiers, enabling users to edit their sound from their phones and saving presets to the cloud.

In 2019, Fender launched its Fender Next program. New and emerging artists can apply to join Fender Next, and if chosen by Fender, they’ll be provided with gear and support, bringing their music to a wider audience.

Fender has been focusing a lot more on getting their name out to a younger audience with these innovations, and in doing so, they continue to stay relevant in today’s age.

What Do I Think of Fender Guitars?

One of the first guitar brands I’d ever heard of was Fender. Back in the days of catalog shopping, before I knew I wanted to play guitar, I used to look at the guitars being sold in catalogs, and there’d always be a Fender Stratocaster, as well as whatever the cheap copy was at the time (and of course, there’d only be right-handed guitars available).

However, this was before I even knew that left handed guitars were a thing. So I’d just see them in the catalog and know that I wanted one!

Of course, when I actually started playing guitar and started buying guitar magazines and going to guitar shows, I couldn’t help but hear about Fender.

Many guitar players that I liked played Fender guitars, including Stevie Ray Vaughan, Jimi Hendrix, Rory Gallagher, Joe Strummer, Andy Summers, John Squire, and Kurt Cobain.

I’ve been a fan of Fender ever since those early days; the Stratocaster at first, but in recent years, I have become a big fan of Jaguars and Jazzmasters!

Different Types of Fender Guitars

Electric Guitars

  • American Professional II
  • American Ultra
  • American Ultra Luxe
  • American Original
  • American Performer
  • 75th Anniversary
  • Vintera
  • Noventa
  • Player
  • Artist
  • Made in Japan
  • Limited Edition
  • Fender Custom Shop

Acoustic Guitars

  • American Acoustasonic
  • California
  • Paramount
  • Classic Design
  • Artist Design
  • Fender Alternative

Bass Guitars

  • American Professional II
  • American Ultra
  • American Original
  • American Performer
  • Vintera
  • Player
  • Artist
  • Made in Japan
  • Limited Edition
  • Fender Custom Shop

Are All Fender Guitars Made in the USA?

In short, no.

Fender started out making all of its guitars in Fullerton, California.

By late 1981, Fender was also making guitars in Japan at the FujiGen Gakki Corp. manufacturing plant. These guitars were all labeled “MADE IN JAPAN” and were mainly for the Japanese market, though some of these were also sold overseas. Many players said that the quality of these instruments rivaled that of their USA-made counterparts.

In 1987, a factory was also opened in Ensenada, Mexico. These days, the Fender Player guitars and basses are made in Mexico, along with Player Plus, 75th Anniversary (excludes 75th Anniversary Commemorative guitars), Vintera, Noventa, and some of the Artist series.

Some Fender guitars are made in Far Eastern countries such as Indonesia and China. The Special Edition Custom Telecaster® FMT HH, as well as many of Fender’s acoustic guitars, are made in the Far East.

Left Handed Fender Electric Guitars

At the time of writing, there are eleven solid-body and seven acoustic left handed Fender guitars. There’re also four left handed Fender bass guitars and one left handed Acoustasonic guitar available.

I’ve also included Fender’s “Made in Japan” guitars as well, as you may be able to get a hold of them from some non-Japanese retailers. Of these, there is one Stratocaster and one Telecaster.

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American Original ’50s Stratocaster

Left Handed Fender Guitars - American Original '50s Stratocaster (White Blonde)

$2,149.99 MSRP, Made in USA

Specs:

  • STRINGS: 6
  • SCALE: 25.5″ (648 mm)
  • BODY: Ash
  • NECK: Bolt-on Maple with Vintage-Style Truss Rod
  • NECK PROFILE: Soft “V”
  • NECK FINISH: Gloss Nitrocellulose Lacquer
  • FINGERBOARD: Maple with Dot Inlays
  • FINGERBOARD RADIUS: 9.5″ (241 mm)
  • FRETS: 21 Vintage Tall
  • NUT TYPE: Bone
  • NUT WIDTH: 1.650″ (42 mm)
  • BRIDGE: Pure Vintage 6-Saddle Synchronized Tremolo
  • NECK PICKUP: Pure Vintage ’59 Single-Coil Strat
  • MIDDLE PICKUP: Pure Vintage ’59 Single-Coil Strat
  • BRIDGE PICKUP: Pure Vintage ’59 Single-Coil Strat
  • CONTROLS: Master Volume, Tone 1. (Neck Pickup), Tone 2. (Bridge/Middle Pickup), 5-Position Blade
  • TUNERS: Pure Vintage Single Line “Fender Deluxe”
  • HARDWARE COLOR: Nickel/Chrome
  • FINISH: Gloss Nitrocellulose Lacquer – White Blonde

American Ultra Stratocaster

Left Handed Fender Guitars - American Ultra Stratocaster (Ultraburst)
Left Handed Fender Guitars - American Ultra Stratocaster (Arctic Pearl)
Left Handed Fender Guitars - American Ultra Stratocaster (Mocha Burst)
Left Handed Fender Guitars - American Ultra Stratocaster (Texas Tea)
Left Handed Fender Guitars - American Ultra Stratocaster (Cobra Blue)

$2,049.99 MSRP, Made in USA

Specs:

  • STRINGS: 6
  • SCALE: 25.5″ (648 mm)
  • BODY: Alder
  • NECK: Bolt-on Maple
  • NECK PROFILE: Modern “D”
  • NECK FINISH: Ultra Satin Urethane with Gloss Headstock Face
  • FINGERBOARD: Maple or Rosewood (depending on finish) with Rolled Edges and Pearloid Dot Inlays
  • FINGERBOARD RADIUS: 10″ to 14″ Compound Radius (254 mm to 355.6 mm)
  • FRETS: 22 Medium Jumbo
  • NUT TYPE: Bone
  • NUT WIDTH: 1.685″ (42.8 mm)
  • BRIDGE: 2-Point Deluxe Synchronized Tremolo with Pop-In Arm
  • NECK PICKUP: Ultra Noiseless Vintage Strat
  • MIDDLE PICKUP: Ultra Noiseless Vintage Strat
  • BRIDGE PICKUP: Ultra Noiseless Vintage Strat
  • CONTROLS: Master Volume (with S-1™ Switch), Tone 1. (Neck/Middle Pickups), Tone 2. (Bridge Pickup), 5-Position Blade
  • SWITCHING: S-1 Switch Down: Position 1. Bridge & Neck. Position 2, 3, or 4: All 3 Pickups On. Position 5. Bridge & Neck
  • TUNERS: Deluxe Cast/Sealed Locking
  • HARDWARE COLOR: Nickel/Chrome
  • FINISH: Gloss Urethane – Ultraburst, Arctic Pearl, Mocha Burst, Texas Tea, Cobra Blue

American Original ’50s Telecaster

Left Handed Fender Guitars - American Original '50s Telecaster (Butterscotch Blonde)

$2,049.99 MSRP, Made in USA

Specs:

  • STRINGS: 6
  • SCALE: 24″ (610 mm)
  • BODY: Ash
  • NECK: Bolt-on Maple with Vintage-Style Heel Adjust Truss Rod
  • NECK PROFILE: 1952 “U”
  • NECK FINISH: Gloss Nitrocellulose Lacquer
  • FINGERBOARD: Maple with Dot Inlays
  • FINGERBOARD RADIUS: 9.5″ (241 mm)
  • FRETS: 21 Vintage Tall
  • NUT TYPE: Bone
  • NUT WIDTH: 1.650″ (42 mm)
  • BRIDGE: 3-Saddle American Vintage Strings-Through-Body with Brass Saddles
  • NECK PICKUP: Pure Vintage ’52 Single-Coil Tele
  • BRIDGE PICKUP: Pure Vintage ’52 Single-Coil Tele
  • CONTROLS: Master Volume, Master Tone, 3-Position Blade
  • TUNERS: Pure Vintage Single Line “Fender Deluxe”
  • HARDWARE COLOR: Nickel/Chrome
  • FINISH: Gloss Nitrocellulose Lacquer – Butterscotch Blonde

American Original ’60s Stratocaster

Left Handed Fender Guitars - American Original '60s Stratocaster (Olympic White)

$1,999.99 MSRP, Made in USA

Specs:

  • STRINGS: 6
  • SCALE: 25.5″ (648 mm)
  • BODY: Alder
  • NECK: Bolt-on Maple with Vintage-Style Heel Adjust Truss Rod
  • NECK PROFILE: ’60s “C”
  • NECK FINISH: Gloss Nitrocellulose Lacquer
  • FINGERBOARD: Round-Lam Rosewood with 7mm Pearloid Dot Inlays
  • FINGERBOARD RADIUS: 9.5″ (241 mm)
  • FRETS: 21 Vintage Tall
  • NUT TYPE: Bone
  • NUT WIDTH: 1.650″ (42 mm)
  • BRIDGE: Pure Vintage 6-Saddle Synchronized Tremolo
  • NECK PICKUP: Pure Vintage ’65 Gray-Bottom Single-Coil Strat
  • MIDDLE PICKUP: Pure Vintage ’65 Gray-Bottom Single-Coil Strat
  • BRIDGE PICKUP: Pure Vintage ’65 Gray-Bottom Single-Coil Strat
  • CONTROLS: Master Volume, Tone 1. (Neck Pickup), Tone 2. (Bridge/Middle Pickup), 5-Position Blade
  • TUNERS: Pure Vintage Single Line “Fender Deluxe”
  • HARDWARE COLOR: Nickel/Chrome
  • FINISH: Gloss Nitrocellulose Lacquer – Olympic White

American Professional II Telecaster

Left Handed Fender Guitars - American Professional II Telecaster (3-Color Sunburst)
Left Handed Fender Guitars - American Professional II Telecaster (Miami Blue)
Left Handed Fender Guitars - American Professional II Telecaster (Mystic Surf Green)
Left Handed Fender Guitars - American Professional II Telecaster (Butterscotch Blonde)

$1,599.99 MSRP, Made in USA

Specs:

  • STRINGS: 6
  • SCALE: 25.5″ (648 mm)
  • BODY: Alder
  • NECK: Bolt-on Maple with Sculpted Neck Heel
  • NECK PROFILE: Deep “C”
  • NECK FINISH: Satin Urethane on Back of Neck, Gloss Urethane Headstock Face
  • FINGERBOARD: Maple or Rosewood (depending on finish) with Rolled Edges and Dot Inlays
  • FINGERBOARD RADIUS: 9.5″ (241 mm)
  • FRETS: 22 Vintage Tall
  • NUT TYPE: Bone
  • NUT WIDTH: 1.685″ (42.8 mm)
  • BRIDGE: 3-Saddle Top-Load/String-Through with Compensated Brass “Bullet” Saddles
  • NECK PICKUP: V-Mod II Single-Coil Tele
  • BRIDGE PICKUP: V-Mod II Single-Coil Tele
  • CONTROLS: Master Volume, Master Tone, 3-Position Blade
  • SWITCHING: Push-Push Tone Control Activates Series Mode (providing a fatter tone not normally found on a Tele)
  • TUNERS: Fender Standard Cast/Sealed Staggered
  • HARDWARE COLOR: Nickel/Chrome
  • FINISH: Gloss Polyurethane – 3-Color Sunburst, Miami Blue, Mystic Surf Green, Butterscotch Blonde

American Professional II Jazzmaster

Left Handed Fender Guitars - American Professional II Jazzmaster (Mercury)
Left Handed Fender Guitars - American Professional II Jazzmaster (Dark Night)
Left Handed Fender Guitars - American Professional II Jazzmaster (Mystic Surf Green)

$1,599.99 MSRP, Made in USA

Specs:

  • STRINGS: 6
  • SCALE: 25.5″ (648 mm)
  • BODY: Alder
  • NECK: Bolt-on Maple with Sculpted Neck Heel
  • NECK PROFILE: Deep “C”
  • NECK FINISH: Satin Urethane on Back of Neck, Gloss Urethane Headstock Face
  • FINGERBOARD: Maple or Rosewood (depending on finish) with Rolled Edges and Dot Inlays
  • FINGERBOARD RADIUS: 9.5″ (241 mm)
  • FRETS: 22 Narrow Tall
  • NUT TYPE: Bone
  • NUT WIDTH: 1.685″ (42.8 mm)
  • BRIDGE: 9.5” Radius Jazzmaster/Jaguar Bridge with Panorama Tremolo System
  • NECK PICKUP: V-Mod II Single-Coil Jazzmaster
  • BRIDGE PICKUP: V-Mod II Single-Coil Jazzmaster
  • CONTROLS: Lead Circuit Controls (Slide Switch Down): Master Volume, Master Tone; Rhythm Circuit Controls (Slide Switch Up): Thumbwheel Volume and Tone Controls for Series Rhythm Mode, 3-Position Toggle
  • SWITCHING: Push/Push on tone control taps bridge pickup for vintage tone
  • TUNERS: Fender Standard Cast/Sealed Staggered
  • HARDWARE COLOR: Nickel/Chrome
  • FINISH: Gloss Urethane – Mercury, Dark Night, Mystic Surf Green

American Professional II Stratocaster

Left Handed Fender Guitars - American Professional II Stratocaster (3-Color Sunburst)
Left Handed Fender Guitars - American Professional II Stratocaster (Miami Blue)
Left Handed Fender Guitars - American Professional II Stratocaster (Dark Night)
Left Handed Fender Guitars - American Professional II Stratocaster (Olympic White)
Left Handed Fender Guitars - American Professional II Stratocaster (Mystic Surf Green)
Left Handed Fender Guitars - American Professional II Stratocaster (Mercury)

$1,499.99 MSRP, Made in USA

Specs:

  • STRINGS: 6
  • SCALE: 25.5″ (648 mm)
  • BODY: Alder
  • NECK: Bolt-on Maple with Sculpted Neck Heel
  • NECK PROFILE: Deep “C”
  • NECK FINISH: Satin Urethane on Back of Neck, Gloss Urethane Headstock Face
  • FINGERBOARD: Maple or Rosewood (depending on finish) with Rolled Edges and Dot Inlays
  • FINGERBOARD RADIUS: 9.5″ (241 mm)
  • FRETS: 22 Narrow Tall
  • NUT TYPE: Bone
  • NUT WIDTH: 1.685″ (42.8 mm)
  • BRIDGE: 2-Point Synchronized Tremolo with Bent Steel Saddles, Pop-In Tremolo Arm
  • TREMOLO BLOCK: Cold-Rolled Steel
  • NECK PICKUP: V-Mod II Single-Coil Strat
  • MIDDLE PICKUP: V-Mod II Single-Coil Strat
  • BRIDGE PICKUP: V-Mod II Single-Coil Strat
  • CONTROLS: Master Volume, Tone 1 (Neck/Middle Pickups), Tone 2 (Bridge Pickup), 5-Position Blade
  • SWITCHING: Push-Push Tone Control Adds Neck Pickup
  • TUNERS: Fender Standard Cast/Sealed Staggered
  • HARDWARE COLOR: Nickel/Chrome
  • FINISH: Gloss Polyurethane – 3-Color Sunburst, Miami Blue, Dark Night, Olympic White, Mystic Surf Green, Mercury

Kurt Cobain Jaguar

Left Handed Fender Guitars - Kurt Cobain Jaguar (3-Color Sunburst)

$1,399.99 MSRP, Made in Mexico

Specs:

  • STRINGS: 6
  • SCALE: 24″ (610 mm)
  • BODY: Alder
  • NECK: Bolt-on Maple with Vintage-Style Butt Adjust Truss Rod
  • NECK PROFILE: Modern “C”
  • NECK FINISH: Gloss Urethane
  • FINGERBOARD: Rosewood with Ivory Dot Inlays
  • FINGERBOARD RADIUS: 9.5″ (241 mm)
  • FRETS: 22 Medium Jumbo
  • NUT TYPE: Synthetic Bone
  • NUT WIDTH: 1.650″ (42 mm)
  • BRIDGE: Black Chrome Adjusto-Matic Bridge with Chrome Vintage-Style “Floating” Tremolo Tailpiece and Tremolo Lock Button
  • NECK PICKUP: DiMarzio PAF 36th Anniversary DP103
  • BRIDGE PICKUP: DiMarzio Super Distortion DP100
  • CONTROLS: Lead Circuit Controls (Switch Down): Volume (Neck), Volume (Bridge), Master Tone; Rhythm Circuit Controls (Switch Up): 2 Thumbwheel Controls for Neck Pickup Volume and Tone, 3-Position Toggle
  • TUNERS: Gotoh Cast/Sealed
  • HARDWARE COLOR: Nickel/Chrome/Black Chrome
  • FINISH: Gloss Polyester – 3-Color Sunburst

Kurt Cobain Jag-Stang

Left Handed Fender Guitars - Kurt Cobain Jag-Stang (Fiesta Red)
Left Handed Fender Guitars - Kurt Cobain Jag-Stang (Sonic Blue)

$1,249.99 MSRP, Made in Mexico

Specs:

  • STRINGS: 6
  • SCALE: 24″ (610 mm)
  • BODY: Alder
  • NECK: Bolt-on Maple
  • NECK PROFILE: Slim “C”
  • NECK FINISH: Gloss Polyurethane
  • FINGERBOARD: Rosewood with Pearloid Dot Inlays
  • FINGERBOARD RADIUS: 7.25″ (184.1 mm)
  • FRETS: 22 Vintage
  • NUT TYPE: Synthetic Bone
  • NUT WIDTH: 1.575″ (40mm)
  • BRIDGE: 6-Saddle Vintage-Style Mustang Tremolo
  • NECK PICKUP: Jag-Stang Single-Coil
  • BRIDGE PICKUP: Jag-Stang Humbucking
  • CONTROLS: Master Volume, Master Tone
  • SWITCHING: 2 3-Position Pickup On/Off-In/Out Phase Slide Switches
  • TUNERS: Vintage-Style
  • HARDWARE COLOR: Nickel/Chrome
  • FINISH: Gloss Polyester – Fiesta Red, Sonic Blue

Player Stratocaster

Left Handed Fender Guitars - Player Stratocaster (3-Color Sunburst)
Left Handed Fender Guitars - Player Stratocaster (Tidepool)
Left Handed Fender Guitars - Player Stratocaster (Polar White)
Left Handed Fender Guitars - Player Stratocaster (Capri Orange)
Left Handed Fender Guitars - Player Stratocaster (Black)

$799.99 MSRP, Made in Mexico

Specs:

  • STRINGS: 6
  • SCALE: 24″ (610 mm)
  • BODY: Alder
  • NECK: Bolt-on Maple with Standard Truss Rod
  • NECK PROFILE: Modern “C”
  • NECK FINISH: Satin Urethane Finish on Back of Neck with Gloss Urethane Headstock Face
  • FINGERBOARD: Maple or Pau Ferro (depending on finish) with Dot Inlays
  • FINGERBOARD RADIUS: 9.5″ (241 mm)
  • FRETS: 22 Medium Jumbo
  • NUT TYPE: Synthetic Bone
  • NUT WIDTH: 1.650″ (42 mm)
  • BRIDGE: 2-Point Synchronized Tremolo with Bent Steel Saddles
  • NECK PICKUP: Player Series Alnico 5 Strat Single-Coil
  • MIDDLE PICKUP: Player Series Alnico 5 Strat Single-Coil
  • BRIDGE PICKUP: Player Series Alnico 5 Strat Single-Coil
  • CONTROLS: Master Volume, Tone 1. (Neck/Middle Pickups), Tone 2. (Bridge Pickup), 5-Position Blade
  • TUNERS: Standard Cast/Sealed
  • HARDWARE COLOR: Nickel/Chrome
  • FINISH: Gloss Polyester – 3-Color Sunburst, Tidepool, Polar White, Capri Orange, Black

Player Telecaster

Left Handed Fender Guitars - Player Telecaster (3-Color Sunburst)
Left Handed Fender Guitars - Player Telecaster (Black)
Left Handed Fender Guitars - Player Telecaster (Butterscotch Blonde)
Left Handed Fender Guitars - Player Telecaster (Polar White)

$799.99 MSRP, Made in Mexico

Specs:

  • STRINGS: 6
  • SCALE: 25.5″ (648 mm)
  • BODY: Alder
  • NECK: Bolt-on Maple with Standard Truss Rod
  • NECK PROFILE: Modern “C”
  • NECK FINISH: Satin Urethane Finish on Back, Gloss Urethane Finish on Front
  • FINGERBOARD: Maple or Pau Ferro (depending on finish) with Dot Inlays
  • FINGERBOARD RADIUS: 9.5″ (241 mm)
  • FRETS: 22 Medium Jumbo
  • NUT TYPE: Synthetic Bone
  • NUT WIDTH: 1.650″ (42 mm)
  • BRIDGE: 6-Saddle String-Through-Body with Bent Steel Saddles
  • NECK PICKUP: Player Series Alnico 5 Tele Single-Coil
  • BRIDGE PICKUP: Player Series Alnico 5 Tele Single-Coil
  • CONTROLS: Master Volume, Master Tone, 3-Position Blade
  • TUNERS: Standard Cast/Sealed
  • HARDWARE COLOR: Nickel/Chrome
  • FINISH: Gloss Polyester – 3-Color Sunburst, Black, Butterscotch Blonde, Polar White

Made in Japan Traditional 50s Telecaster

Left Handed Fender Guitars - Made in Japan Traditional 50s Telecaster (3-Color Sunburst)

¥ 108,900 MSRP, Made in Japan

Specs:

  • STRINGS: 6
  • SCALE: 25.5″ (648 mm)
  • BODY: Basswood
  • NECK: Bolt-on Maple
  • NECK PROFILE: “U” Shape
  • NECK FINISH: Gloss Urethane
  • FINGERBOARD: Maple with Dot Inlays
  • FINGERBOARD RADIUS: 9.5″ (241 mm)
  • FRETS: 21 Vintage
  • NUT TYPE: Bone
  • NUT WIDTH: 1.615 “(41.02 mm)
  • BRIDGE: 3-Saddle Vintage-Style String-Through-Body with Brass Barrel Saddles
  • NECK PICKUP: Vintage-Style Single-Coil Tele
  • BRIDGE PICKUP: Vintage-Style Single-Coil Tele
  • CONTROLS: Master Volume, Master Tone, 3-Position Blade
  • TUNERS: Vintage-Style
  • HARDWARE COLOR: Nickel/Chrome
  • FINISH: Gloss Polyester – Butterscotch Blonde

Made in Japan Traditional 60s Stratocaster

Left Handed Fender Guitars - Made in Japan Traditional 60s Stratocaster (3-Color Sunburst)

¥ 108,900 MSRP, Made in Japan

Specs:

  • STRINGS: 6
  • SCALE: 25.5″ (648 mm)
  • BODY: Basswood
  • NECK: Bolt-on Maple
  • NECK PROFILE: “U” Shape
  • NECK FINISH: Gloss Urethane
  • FINGERBOARD: Rosewood with Dot Inlays
  • FINGERBOARD RADIUS: 9.5″ (241 mm)
  • FRETS: 21 Vintage
  • NUT TYPE: Bone
  • NUT WIDTH: 1.615 “(41.02 mm)
  • BRIDGE: 6-Saddle Vintage-Style Synchronized Tremolo
  • NECK PICKUP: Vintage-Style Single-Coil Strat
  • BRIDGE PICKUP: Vintage-Style Single-Coil Strat
  • CONTROLS: Master Volume, Tone 1. (Neck Pickup), Tone 2. (Middle Pickup), 5-Position Blade
  • TUNERS: Vintage-Style
  • HARDWARE COLOR: Nickel/Chrome
  • FINISH: Gloss Polyester – 3-Color Sunburst

Left Handed Fender Acoustic Guitars

At the time of writing, there are seven left handed acoustic guitars. I’ve also included the left handed Acoustasonic Telecaster, though it’s not strictly an acoustic guitar.

American Acoustasonic Telecaster

Left Handed Fender Guitars - American Acoustasonic Telecaster (Natural)


$1,999.99 MSRP, Made in USA

Specs:

  • STRINGS: 6
  • SCALE: 25.5″ (648 mm)
  • TOP: Solid A Sitka Spruce
  • BODY: Mahogany
  • NECK: Bolt-on Mahogany with Bi-Flex Truss Rod
  • NECK PROFILE: Modern “Deep C”
  • NECK FINISH: Satin Urethane
  • FINGERBOARD: Ebony with White Dot Inlays
  • FINGERBOARD RADIUS: 12″ (305 mm)
  • FRETS: 22 Narrow Tall
  • NUT TYPE: Graph Tech TUSQ
  • NUT WIDTH: 1.6875″ (42.86 mm)
  • BRIDGE: Modern Asymmetrical
  • BRIDGE PICKUPS: Under-Saddle Piezo, Fender N4 Noiseless Magnetic Pickup
  • MIDDLE PICKUP: Fishman Enhancer Body Sensor
  • CONTROLS: Master Volume, “Blend” Knob, 5-Way Switch
  • TUNERS: Fender Standard Cast/Sealed Staggered
  • HARDWARE COLOR: Chrome
  • FINISH: Satin Urethane – Natural

PM-1 Dreadnought All Mahogany

Left Handed Fender Guitars - PM-1 Dreadnought All Mahogany (Natural)

$629.99 MSRP, Made in China

Specs:

  • STRINGS: 6
  • SCALE: 25.3″ (643 mm)
  • TOP: Solid Mahogany
  • BACK: Solid Mahogany
  • SIDES: Solid Mahogany
  • BRACING: Scalloped X
  • NECK: Mahogany with Dual-Action Truss Rod
  • NECK PROFILE: “C” Shape
  • NECK FINISH: Satin Urethane
  • FINGERBOARD: Ovangkol with Mother of Pearl Dot Inlays
  • FINGERBOARD RADIUS: 15.75″ (400 mm)
  • FRETS: 20 Vintage Style
  • NUT TYPE: Bone
  • NUT WIDTH: 1.69″ (43 mm)
  • BRIDGE: Ovangkol
  • ELECTRONICS: None
  • TUNERS: Nickel Open-Back
  • FINISH: Open Pore Satin – Natural

Tim Armstrong Hellcat

Left Handed Fender Guitars - Tim Armstrong Hellcat (Natural)

$429.99 MSRP, Made in China

Specs:

  • STRINGS: 6
  • SCALE: 25.3″ (643 mm)
  • TOP: Solid Mahogany
  • BACK: Laminated Mahogany
  • SIDES: Laminated Mahogany
  • BRACING: Scalloped X
  • NECK: Maple with Dual-Action Truss Rod
  • NECK FINISH: Satin Urethane
  • FINGERBOARD: Walnut with Hellcat and Double Skull Inlays
  • FINGERBOARD RADIUS: 11.81″ (300 mm)
  • FRETS: 19
  • NUT TYPE: Graph Tech NuBone
  • NUT WIDTH: 1.69″ (43 mm)
  • BRIDGE: Laminated Hardwood
  • ELECTRONICS: Fishman CD Preamp
  • TUNERS: Covered Chrome with White Plastic Buttons
  • FINISH: Satin Polyurethane – Natural

Newporter Player

Left Handed Fender Guitars - Newporter Player(Candy Apple Red)

$429.99 MSRP, Made in China

Specs:

  • STRINGS: 6
  • SCALE: 25.3″ (643 mm)
  • TOP: Solid Sitka Spruce
  • BACK: Mahogany
  • SIDES: Mahogany
  • BRACING: Scalloped X
  • NECK: Mahogany
  • NECK PROFILE: Slim “C”
  • NECK FINISH: Satin Urethane
  • FINGERBOARD: Walnut with White Dot Inlays
  • FINGERBOARD RADIUS: 15.75″ (400 mm)
  • FRETS: 20
  • NUT TYPE: Graph Tech NuBone
  • NUT WIDTH: 1.69″ (43 mm)
  • BRIDGE: Modern Viking
  • ELECTRONICS: Fishman CD-1 Preamp
  • CONTROLS: Volume, Bass, Treble
  • TUNERS: Sealed Nickel
  • FINISH: Gloss Poly – Candy Apple Red

Redondo Player

Left Handed Fender Guitars - Redondo Player (Jetty Black)

$429.99 MSRP, Made in China

Specs:

  • STRINGS: 6
  • SCALE: 25.6″ (650 mm)
  • TOP: Solid Sitka Spruce
  • BACK: Mahogany
  • SIDES: Mahogany
  • BRACING: Scalloped X
  • NECK: Mahogany
  • NECK PROFILE: Slim “C”
  • NECK FINISH: Satin Urethane
  • FINGERBOARD: Walnut with White Dot Inlays
  • FINGERBOARD RADIUS: 15.75″ (400 mm)
  • FRETS: 20
  • NUT TYPE: Graph Tech NuBone
  • NUT WIDTH: 1.69″ (43 mm)
  • BRIDGE: Modern Viking
  • ELECTRONICS: Fishman CD-1 Preamp
  • CONTROLS: Volume, Bass, Treble
  • TUNERS: Sealed Nickel
  • FINISH: Gloss Poly – Jetty Black

CC-60SCE Concert

Left Handed Fender Guitars - CC-60SCE Concert (Natural)

$349.99 MSRP, Made in Indonesia

Specs:

  • STRINGS: 6
  • SCALE: 25.3″ (643 mm)
  • TOP: Solid Spruce
  • BACK: Mahogany
  • SIDES: Mahogany
  • BRACING: Quartersawn Scalloped X
  • NECK: Mahogany with Dual-Action Truss Rod
  • NECK PROFILE: Fender ‘Easy-to-Play’ shape
  • NECK FINISH: Gloss Urethane
  • FINGERBOARD: Walnut with rolled edges and 3mm Pearloid Dot Inlays
  • FINGERBOARD RADIUS: 12″ (305 mm)
  • FRETS: 20 Vintage
  • NUT TYPE: Crème Plastic
  • NUT WIDTH: 1.69″ (43 mm)
  • BRIDGE: Rosewood
  • ELECTRONICS: Fishman CD Preamp
  • CONTROLS: Volume, Bass, Treble
  • TUNERS: Chrome Die-Cast
  • FINISH: Gloss – Natural

CD-60S Dreadnaught

Left Handed Fender Guitars - CD-60S Dreadnaught (Natural)

$229.99 MSRP, Made in Indonesia

Specs:

  • STRINGS: 6
  • SCALE: 25.3″ (643 mm)
  • TOP: Solid Spruce
  • BACK: Mahogany
  • SIDES: Mahogany
  • BRACING: Quartersawn Scalloped X
  • NECK: Mahogany with Dual-Action Truss Rod
  • NECK PROFILE: Fender ‘Easy-to-Play’ shape
  • NECK FINISH: Gloss Urethane
  • FINGERBOARD: Walnut with rolled edges and 3mm Pearloid Dot Inlays
  • FINGERBOARD RADIUS: 12 “(305 mm)
  • FRETS: 20 Vintage
  • NUT TYPE: Crème Plastic
  • NUT WIDTH: 1.69″ (43 mm)
  • BRIDGE: Walnut
  • ELECTRONICS: None
  • TUNERS: Chrome Die-Cast
  • FINISH: Gloss – Natural

CC-60S Concert

Left Handed Fender Guitars - CC-60S Concert (Natural)

$229.99 MSRP, Made in Indonesia

Specs:

  • STRINGS: 6
  • SCALE: 25.3″ (643 mm)
  • TOP: Solid Spruce
  • BACK: Mahogany
  • SIDES: Mahogany
  • BRACING: Quartersawn Scalloped X
  • NECK: Mahogany with Dual-Action Truss Rod
  • NECK PROFILE: Fender ‘Easy-to-Play’ shape
  • NECK FINISH: Gloss Urethane
  • FINGERBOARD: Walnut with rolled edges and 3mm Pearloid Dot Inlays
  • FINGERBOARD RADIUS: 12 “(305 mm)
  • FRETS: 20 Vintage
  • NUT TYPE: Crème Plastic
  • NUT WIDTH: 1.69″ (43 mm)
  • BRIDGE: Rosewood
  • ELECTRONICS: None
  • TUNERS: Chrome Die-Cast
  • FINISH: Gloss – Natural

Left Handed Fender Bass Guitars

At the time of writing, there are four left handed Fender bass guitars available. I’ve also included one left handed Fender “Made in Japan” bass guitar, as it may be available to customers outside of Japan.

American Professional II Jazz Bass

Left Handed Fender Guitars - American Professional II Jazz Bass (3-Color Sunburst)
Left Handed Fender Guitars - American Professional II Jazz Bass (Olympic White)
Left Handed Fender Guitars - American Professional II Jazz Bass (Dark Night)
Left Handed Fender Guitars - American Professional II Jazz Bass (Miami Blue)

$1,599.99 MSRP, Made in USA

Specs:

  • STRINGS: 4
  • SCALE: 34″ (864 mm)
  • BODY: Alder
  • NECK: Bolt-on Maple with Sculpted Neck Heel
  • NECK PROFILE: Slim “C”
  • NECK FINISH: Satin Urethane Finish on Back of Neck with Gloss Urethane Headstock Face
  • FINGERBOARD: Maple or Rosewood (depending on finish) with Rolled Edges and Dot Inlays
  • FINGERBOARD RADIUS: 9.5″ (241 mm)
  • FRETS: 20 Narrow Tall
  • NUT TYPE: Bone
  • NUT WIDTH: 1.5″ (38.1 mm)
  • BRIDGE: 4-Saddle HiMass Vintage (String-Through-Body or Top-Load)
  • MIDDLE PICKUP: V-Mod II Single-Coil Jazz Bass
  • BRIDGE PICKUP: V-Mod II Single-Coil Jazz Bass
  • CONTROLS: Volume 1. (Middle Pickup), Volume 2. (Bridge Pickup), Master Tone
  • TUNERS: Fender Lightweight Vintage-Style Keys with Tapered Shafts
  • HARDWARE COLOR: Nickel/Chrome
  • FINISH: Gloss Urethane – 3-Color Sunburst, Olympic White, Dark Night, Miami Blue

American Professional II Precision Bass

Left Handed Fender Guitars - American Professional II Precision Bass (3-Color Sunburst)
Left Handed Fender Guitars - American Professional II Precision Bass (Olympic White)
Left Handed Fender Guitars - American Professional II Precision Bass (Black)

$1,549.99 MSRP, Made in USA

Specs:

  • STRINGS: 4
  • SCALE: 34″ (864 mm)
  • BODY: Alder
  • NECK: Bolt-on Maple with Sculpted Neck Heel
  • NECK PROFILE: ’63 P Bass “C”
  • NECK FINISH: “Super-Natural” Satin Urethane on Back of Neck with a Gloss Urethane Headstock Face
  • FINGERBOARD: Maple or Rosewood (depending on finish) with Rolled Edges and Dot Inlays
  • FINGERBOARD RADIUS: 9.5″ (241 mm)
  • FRETS: 20 Narrow Tall
  • NUT TYPE: Bone
  • NUT WIDTH: 1.625″ (41.3 mm)
  • BRIDGE: 4-Saddle HiMass Vintage (String-Through-Body or Top-Load)
  • MIDDLE PICKUP: V-Mod II Split Single-Coil Precision Bass
  • CONTROLS: Master Volume, Master Tone
  • TUNERS: Fender Lightweight Vintage-Style Keys with Tapered Shafts
  • HARDWARE COLOR: Nickel/Chrome
  • FINISH: Gloss Urethane – 3-Color Sunburst, Olympic White, Black

Player Jazz Bass

Left Handed Fender Guitars - Player Jazz Bass (Black)
Left Handed Fender Guitars - Player Jazz Bass (Polar White)
Left Handed Fender Guitars - Player Jazz Bass (3-Color Sunburst)
Left Handed Fender Guitars - Player Jazz Bass (Capri Orange)

$799.99 MSRP, Made in Mexico

Specs:

  • STRINGS: 4
  • SCALE: 34″ (864 mm)
  • BODY: Alder
  • NECK: Bolt-on Maple with Standard Truss Rod
  • NECK PROFILE: Modern “C”
  • NECK FINISH: Satin Urethane Finish on Back, Gloss Urethane Finish on Front
  • FINGERBOARD: Maple or Pau Ferro (depending on finish) with Dot Inlays
  • FINGERBOARD RADIUS: 9.5″ (241 mm)
  • FRETS: 20 Medium Jumbo
  • NUT TYPE: Synthetic Bone
  • NUT WIDTH: 1.5″ (38.1 mm)
  • BRIDGE: 4-Saddle Standard
  • MIDDLE PICKUP: Player Series Alnico 5 Single-Coil Jazz Bass
  • BRIDGE PICKUP: Player Series Alnico 5 Single-Coil Jazz Bass
  • CONTROLS: Volume 1. (Middle Pickup), Volume 2. (Bridge Pickup), Master Tone
  • TUNERS: Standard Open-Gear
  • HARDWARE COLOR: Nickel/Chrome
  • FINISH: Gloss Polyester – Black, Polar White, 3-Color Sunburst, Capri Orange

Player Precision Bass

Left Handed Fender Guitars - Player Precision Bass (Black)
Left Handed Fender Guitars - Player Precision Bass (Tidepool)
Left Handed Fender Guitars - Player Precision Bass (3-Color Sunburst)
Left Handed Fender Guitars - Player Precision Bass (Polar White)

$799.99 MSRP, Made in Mexico

Specs:

  • STRINGS: 4
  • SCALE: 34″ (864 mm)
  • BODY: Alder
  • NECK: Bolt-on Maple with Standard Truss Rod
  • NECK PROFILE: Modern “C”
  • NECK FINISH: Satin Urethane Finish on Back, Gloss Urethane Finish on Front
  • FINGERBOARD: Maple or Pau Ferro (depending on finish) with Dot Inlays
  • FINGERBOARD RADIUS: 9.5″ (241 mm)
  • FRETS: 20 Medium Jumbo
  • NUT TYPE: Synthetic Bone
  • NUT WIDTH: 1.625″ (41.3 mm)
  • BRIDGE: 4-Saddle Standard
  • MIDDLE PICKUP: Player Series Alnico 5 Split Single-Coil Precision Bass
  • CONTROLS: Master Volume, Master Tone
  • TUNERS: Standard Open-Gear
  • HARDWARE COLOR: Nickel/Chrome
  • FINISH: Gloss Polyester – Black, Tidepool, 3-Color Sunburst, Polar White

Made in Japan Traditional 60s Jazz Bass

Left Handed Fender Guitars - PlMade in Japan Traditional 60s Jazz Bass (3-Color Sunburst)

¥ 118,800 MSRP, Made in Japan

Specs:

  • STRINGS: 4
  • SCALE: 34″ (864 mm)
  • BODY: Basswood
  • NECK: Bolt-on Maple with Sculpted Neck Heel
  • NECK PROFILE: “U” Shape
  • NECK FINISH: Gloss Urethane
  • FINGERBOARD: Rosewood with White Dot Inlays
  • FINGERBOARD RADIUS: 9.5″ (241 mm)
  • FRETS: 20 Vintage
  • NUT TYPE: Bone
  • NUT WIDTH: 1.5″ (38.1 mm)
  • BRIDGE: 4-Saddle Vintage-Style
  • MIDDLE PICKUP: Vintage-Style Single-Coil Jazz Bass
  • BRIDGE PICKUP: Vintage-Style Single-Coil Jazz Bass
  • CONTROLS: Volume 1. (Middle Pickup), Volume 2. (Bridge Pickup), Master Tone
  • TUNERS: Vintage-Style
  • HARDWARE COLOR: Nickel/Chrome
  • FINISH: Gloss Polyester – 3-Color Sunburst

Fender Mod Shop

If none of these tickle your fancy, then you should visit the Fender Mod Shop, where you can fine-tune and design a guitar or bass to your own specifications. You can customize your own Stratocaster, Telecaster, Jazzmaster, Jaguar, Acoustasonic Telecaster, Precision Bass, or Jazz Bass.

Fender Mod Shop interface

Here, you can choose from various different options; body material and color, neck shape, fingerboard material, type/configuration of pickups, pickguard material, color of volume/tone knobs, pickup covers and tremolo arm handle, type of tuners, type of bridge, gold or chrome hardware, strap button type, and string guage.

The only body shape that is unavailable to lefty guitarists is the Acoustasonic Stratocaster. Models such as the Acoustasonic Jazzmaster, Mustang, Duo Sonic, or Jag-Stang aren’t available in the Mod Shop in any orientation at the time of writing.

It’s great fun playing around with the Mod Shop platform, but for those of you who aren’t in the USA, the Mod Shop service will not available to you. US customers only, I’m afraid!

Fender Custom Shop

Fender necks lined up in the Fender Custom Shop
Fender necks lined up in the Fender Custom Shop

If you still can’t find the left handed Fender guitar you want, and you’ve got the cash, then you could always hit the Fender Custom Shop (AKA the Dream Factory) up and get one of their highly skilled luthiers to build you your dream guitar.

The Fender Custom Shop offers two levels of build; Masterbuilt and Custom-Built.

Masterbuilt

The Masterbuilt instruments that come out of the Fender Custom Shop are of the highest possible quality and you can fine-tune your order to the most detailed specifications, no matter how wild or crazy they might be.

A Custom Shop Master Builder will walk you through every step in making your ideas become reality.

Custom-Built

Fender Custom-Built guitars are based on any one of Fender’s many different base models. First, you choose exactly which model you’d like; Strat, Tele, Jazzmaster, Mustang, anything.

From there, you can then customize it much as you like to meet your exact specifications, giving you the best instrument ideally suited to your own tatses and playing style.

Final Thoughts

So there you have it; all the left handed Fender guitars available at the time of writing.

It’s a pretty good collection of some classic Fender guitars. I think it’d be nice if we could have more Artist Series guitars, such as the Jimmy Page Telecaster or the Jim Adkins JA-90 Thinline Telecaster, and maybe some more acoustic and bass guitars.

Nevertheless, the lefty range on offer from Fender has some cool guitars, and if you have the cash, you may even want to splash out on a Fender Custom Shop model.

What do you think about Fender guitars? What’s your favorite lefty model? Which models would you like Fender to make in lefty orientation? Let us know in the comments below.

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