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October 2, 2014

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A Fender Stratocaster head stock is sanded in the Fender Custom Shop at the factory in Corona, Calif. on Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013. Leo Fender developed the instrument in a small workshop in Fullerton, Calif. six decades ago.

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A Fender Stratocaster head stock is sanded in the Fender Custom Shop at the factory in Corona, Calif. on Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013. Leo Fender developed the instrument in a small workshop in Fullerton, Calif. six decades ago.