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Freshly-painted Fender Stratocaster electric guitar bodies are stacked at the factory in Corona, Calif. on Monday, Oct. 14, 2013. Described as "space aged" and "futuristic" when it debuted in 1954, the Stratocaster's appearance was unlike any other guitar available at the time.

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Freshly-painted Fender Stratocaster electric guitar bodies are stacked at the factory in Corona, Calif. on Monday, Oct. 14, 2013. Described as "space aged" and "futuristic" when it debuted in 1954, the Stratocaster's appearance was unlike any other guitar available at the time.