THANKS, Jono! *You rock!
OK, so I'm assuming they used photo instead of veneer for ease of application on that oh-so-sensuously curvy body. *Don't ask me why the clear pickguard, other than the fact that it looks like their attempt at a "classic strat thingy" and decided that required a pickguard but still wanted "flame" showin'.
Now, then. *The 470. *I LIKE that. * So, what's the diff between a 470 and a 540? *I'm wondering why they didn't CALL it a 540 - looks like a R540LTD with ultra neck instead of wizard.
Was it Korean, with an Edge trem?