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Fender American Original '50s Telecaster

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In stock now - Boasting the much loved vintage 52 pickup set and Nitro finish, this Fender 50's tele has a lot to offer anyone after a premium American crafted guitar. The build includes Ash body with lacquer finish construction, Two Pure Vintage ‘52 single-coil Telecaster pickups, classic Thick "U”-shaped neck profile; 9.5”-radius fingerboard,

Fender American Original '50s Telecaster in Butterscotch Blond with traditional Maple neck. Taking a traditional sought after historically significant design and twisting in the perfect amount of modern day high performance features with meticulous attention to detail. 

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Just about as classic looking as any 50's Tele can get. This wonderful latest version Fender Original series Telecaster model packs in plenty of traditional style and charm, and yet at the same time offers players a more contemporary feel enhance performance. Boasting the much loved vintage 52 pickup set and Nitro finish, this Fender 50's tele has a lot to offer anyone after a premium American crafted guitar. The build includes Ash body with lacquer finish construction, Two Pure Vintage ‘52 single-coil Telecaster pickups, classic Thick "U”-shaped neck profile; 9.5”-radius fingerboard, Vintage-style hardware; Telecaster bridge with three brass barrel saddles, and to top it off this guitar comes with a terrific vintage-style hardshell case

This is what Fender have to say about this latest version Original 50's tele and its development - The ultimate blue-collar guitar, the Telecaster launched a musical revolution when we released it. Quickly adopted by working guitarists who were enamored with its trend-setting sound, feel and unique style, the Telecaster laid the foundation for modern country, blues and even heavy metal (in Jimmy Page’s hands). The American Original ‘50s Telecaster has all of the authentic Fender touches that made the Telecaster a star of the studio and stage, adding modern feel and pickup switching to this classic guitar'

Fender American Original '50s Telecaster specifications
Body Material  Ash
Body Finish  Gloss Nitrocellulose Lacquer
Neck Material  Maple
Neck Finish  Gloss Nitrocellulose Lacquer
Neck Shape  1952 "U"
Scale Length  25.5" (648 mm)
Fingerboard Material  Maple
Fingerboard Radius  9.5" (241 mm)
Number of Frets  21
Fret Size  Vintage Tall
Nut Material  Bone
Nut Width  1.650" (42 mm)
Position Inlays  Black Dots
Bridge Pickup  Pure Vintage '52 Single-Coil Tele
Neck Pickup  Pure Vintage '52 Single-Coil Tele
Controls  Master Volume, Master Tone
Switching  3-Position Blade: Position 1. Bridge Pickup, Position 2. Bridge and Neck Pickups, Position 3.
Bridge  3-Saddle Vintage-Style Strings-Through-Body Tele with Brass Barrel Saddles
Hardware Finish  Nickel/Chrome
Tuning Machines  Pure Vintage Single Line "Fender Deluxe"
Pickguard  1-Ply Black Phenolic
Control Knobs  Knurled Dome
Switch Tip  Barrel Style
Case Vintage-Style  Hardshell
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