This incredibly lovely Custom Shop Tele comes packed with terrific traditional Fender character and boasts a tactile and authentic looking aged Relic'd black finish. Features include a lovely 9.5"-radius AAA rosewood fingerboard and a pair of high-output Texas Special single-coil Telecaster pickups. This Fender Custom Shop Tele has plenty of warmth and authentic Telecaster twang and bite. The two-piece alder body was selected by hand for light weight while the carefully aged nitrocellulose lacquer finish allows it to ring out with pure tone.
This delicious Fender Custom Shop 1961 Tele has a perfectly worn in and comfortable Aged black finish with quality Alder body and Shell pick guard. Warm is not a term not usually used in conjunction with a Fender Telecaster, But its the only way to describe the feel and sound of the 1961 Heavy Relic Telecaster. Celebrating the peak of Fender’s Golden Age, this instrument combines modern features with classic style while adding a few idiosyncratic touches all its own. With its 9.5”-radius flat-lam AAA rosewood fingerboard and a pair of high-output Texas Special single-coil Telecaster pickups, this guitar has plenty of warmth and authentic Telecaster honk, twang and bite. The two-piece alder body was selected by hand for light weight while the carefully aged nitrocellulose lacquer finish allows it to ring out with pure tone.
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This is what the guys at custom shop have to say about this particular time machine relic Telecaster - This Custom Shop Relic Tele include a tinted Heavy Relic quartersawn maple neck with “Oval C”-shaped profile, three-way pickup switch, modern wiring with Greasebucket tone circuit to preserve volume when adjusting the tone control, three-ply nitro shell pickguard, ‘58/’63 bridge with threaded saddles, vintage-style tuning machines with Fender logo, bone nut, and wing string tree. Includes deluxe hardshell case, strap and Certificate of Authenticity.
Weight: 7lbs 0.5oz
Model Name: 1961 Relic Telecaster, Rosewood Fingerboard, Aged Black
Model Number: 1561790806
Series: Time Machine
Color: Aged Black
Body Material: 2-Piece Select Alder
Body Finish: Nitrocellulose Lacquer
Neck Material: Quartersawn Maple
Neck Shape: Mid '60s Oval “C”
Scale Length: 25.5" (64.8 cm)
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: Nitrocellulose Lacquer
Fingerboard: AAA Rosewood
Position Inlays: Vintage Clay Dot
Bridge Pickup: Custom Shop Handwound Texas Special Single-Coil Tele
Neck Pickup: Custom Shop Hand-Wound Texas Special Single-Coil
Special Electronics: Modern Tele Wiring with Greasebucket Tone Circuit
Bridge: 3-Saddle American Vintage Strings-Through-Body Tele with Threaded Steel Barrel Saddles
Tuning Machines: Vintage-Style with Fender Logo
Pickguard: 3-Ply Tortoiseshell
Strings: Fender USA, NPS, (.010-.046 Gauges)
Included Accessories: Deluxe Hardshell Case, Strap, Certificate of Authenticity
- Brand: Fender
- Condition: New