Fender Custom Shop

Description

The Fender Telecaster was born in the fall of 1951, inspired by new technology sweeping the nation known as television. “Telecasts” were the wave of the future and Leo Fender’s Telecaster was on the forefront of guitar innovation. It remains to this day one of the most iconic instruments in all of popular music, and for 2021, the Fender Custom Shop presents on homage to that original instrument. The Limited Edition 1951 Telecaster Journeyman Relic features a two-piece select ash body, a flame quartersawn maple neck with a “V” profile and a vintage compound-radius fretboard with 21 narrow tall frets for a comfortable feel and smooth playability. Hand-wound ’50-’51 Blackguard pickups are connected to ’51 modified “Nocaster” wiring along with a black phenolic pickguard, a ’51-’54 Tele bridge with brass saddles, vintage-style tuning machines, a bone nut and disk string tree. A deluxe hardshell case, strap and certificate of authenticity are also included.
Features
  • Two-piece select ash body
  • One-piece AA flame quartersawn maple neck with 10/'56 "V" profile
  • 7.25" -9.5" vintage compound radius fingerboard with 21 narrow tall frets
  • Hand-wound '50-'51 Blackguard pickups
  • '51 modified "Nocaster" wiring
  • Black phenolic pickhuard
  • '51-'54 Tele bridge with brass saddles
  • Vintage-style tuning machines
  • Bone nut
  • Disk string tree
  • Deluxe hardshell case included
Specifications
Body
  • Body Type: Single Cutaway Solid Body
  • Body wood: 2-piece Ash
Neck
  • Neck shape: V
  • Neck wood: Quartersawn Maple
  • Joint: Bolt-on
  • Scale length: 25.5"
  • Truss rod: Standard
Fingerboard
  • Radius: Compound
  • Fret size: Narrow-Tall
  • Number of frets: 21
  • Nut material: Bone
Electronics
  • Configuration: SS
  • Neck: Proprietary Single Coil
  • Bridge: Proprietary Single Coil
Hardware
  • Bridge type: Fixed Bridge
  • Bridge design: Vintage-style
  • Tuning machines: Vintage-style
Other
  • Number of strings: 6 String
  • Case: Hardshell Case
  • Orientation: Right-Handed
  • Country of Origin: United States

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