1959 9 Hole Fender Strat Green Pickguard & Shield RARE! Sale is for the Pickguard and Metal Shield Only. I have some pictures showing where it came from. I am parting out a 100% , 1 owner 1959 1st year Brazilian Slaboard Stratocaster. Fender had 4 different pick guards screw pattern on these 1st ever Green Nitrate Pickguards. 8,9,10, and the final 11 hole that Fender still uses today.