Tom Anderson Drop Top (Blue, 1993)

Here we have a Strat like guitar, built along the custom built Strat models. This model is called a Tom Anderson Drop Top, and has a HSS configuration with a plethora of switches and tonal options base on the HSS model. Ordinarily these Strat derivatives are called Super Strats (ocasters)

Tom Anderson Guitarworks is a California based, US manufacturer of electric guitars and guitar pickups, based in Newbury Park. The company was started in 1984 by Tom Anderson, who is regarded as “one of the most respected names in the custom guitar market.”. They typically manufacture about 750 instruments per year and have a reputation for “consistently high build quality, superb playability and innovative tones for either guitars or pick ups, which they also make.

Tom Anderson started under the wings of Schecter, that were heavily involved in the early 1970s days with Fender and Fender-like models. Tom Anderson went on to found his own guitar works in the early 1980s and has been making instruments ever since.