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Fender Custom Shop 1952 Telecaster NOS Limited Edition, Faded Nocaster Blonde

£2,695.00
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In stock now. Just arrived into us this delightful very latest version Fender Custom Shop Limited Edition NOS 52 Telecaster offers the player premium specifications on a sought after historically significant instrument. Please contact us for further details and a full set of images. We include a full custom set up service and secure courier delivery.
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Fender Custom Shop 52 Tele in traditional Faded Blond with sought after NOS Nitrocellulose finish. The most iconic of all builds this 52 version offers players an abundance of original 50's character and amazing tone.

This delightful Fender Custom Shop 1952 MOS Telecaster in Faded Nocaster Blond offers the player an exquisite blend of traditional looks with an abundance of character and high end Custom Shop performance. Its an especially responsive version and will no doubt thrill any guitar connoisseur wanting an historically significant Tele build boasting meticulous attention to detail and offering an upscale feel with upgraded features.


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Even though there were earlier designs, 1952 is considered the first year of production for the venerable Tele®, and the 1952 Telecaster Relic is a premium example of this design, slightly tweaked for modern players. All the classic “Blackguard” touches are here: 1-ply Black phenolic pickguard, ash body with classic Blonde finish and medium-tint riftsawn maple neck with “ ’52 U”-shaped profile. The first Telecaster had some subtle changes from the ’51 nocaster, including a slow transition from slot-head screws to Phillips-head, reflected here by both types appearing (as happened on some models). Three different lacquer finish packages are available, giving it everything from the look of a well-loved instrument, to the aesthetics of a tried-and-true road dog. Not only does a lacquer finish let the body wood “breathe” with sustain, it wears in a personal way and is an authentic original-era element. We wanted to give this guitar the fattest, gruntiest tone you’ve ever heard from a Tele, so we loaded it with a pair of Hand-Wound ’51 Loaded Nocaster single-coil pickups, tied together with Fat ‘50s Tele wiring and a 3-way pickup switch. Other features include 9.5”-radius fingerboard, 21 6105 frets, ‘51/’54 bridge with brass saddles, vintage-style tuning machines, bone nut and round string tree. Includes deluxe hardshell case, strap and Certificate of Authenticity.


SN: R99608
Weight: 7lbs 9.5oz
Model Name:  1952 Telecaster Journeyman Relic, Maple Fingerboard, Aged Nocaster Blonde
Model Number:  9235000941
Series:  NOS
Body Material:  2-Piece Select Ash
Body Finish:  Nitrocellulose Lacquer
Neck Material:  Rift Sawn Maple
Neck Shape:  52 Style "U"
Scale Length:  25.5" (648 mm)
Fingerboard Radius:  9.5" (241 mm)
Number of Frets:  21
Fret Size:  6105 Narrow Jumbo
String Nut:  Bone
Nut Width:  1.650" (42 mm)
Neck Plate:  4-Bolt Vintage-Style
Neck Finish:  Medium Tint Nitrocellulose Lacquer
Position Inlays:  Micarta Black
Bridge Pickup:  Custom Shop Hand-Wound Loaded '51 Nocaster
Neck Pickup:  Custom Shop Hand-Wound Loaded '51 Nocaster
Controls:  Volume, Tone
Pickup Switching:  3-Position Toggle: Position 1. Bridge Pickup, Position 2. Bridge and Neck Pickups, Position 3. Neck Pickup
Bridge:  3-Saddle Vintage-Style Strings-Through-Body Tele with Brass Barrel Saddles
Tuning Machines:  Vintage-Style with Fender Logo
Pickguard:  1-Ply Black
Control Knobs:  Knurled Dome
Strings:  Fender USA, NPS, (.010-.046 Gauges)
Included Accessories:  Deluxe Hardshell Case; Strap; Certificate of Authenticity.

Brand:
Fender Custom Shop
Condition:
New
Weight:
6kg
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