Fender Custom Shop

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The Fender Custom Shop limited-edition rosewood Telecaster Thinline Closet Classic puts a unique spin on the classic Tele design. This special model features a beautiful rosewood body and neck for a stylish, upscale look. Despite its vintage vibe, the Closet Classic Tele brings modern upgrades like a comfortable 9.5" fingerboard radius and narrow nut width for smooth, fast playing. The semi-hollowbody provides balanced resonance without sacrificing the snap and twang Telecaster guitars are known for. Equipped with two custom Fender Texas Special single-coil pickups, this Tele can go from sparkling cleans to gritty overdrive tones at the twist of the volume knob. The chrome hardware adds flash that will make this limited-edition Tele really stand out on stage. For guitarists who want the vintage vibe of a classic Telecaster paired with modern playability, the limited-edition Fender Custom Shop Rosewood Telecaster Thinline Closet Classic is a stylish, upgraded take on a timeless design.

Unique Rosewood Body and Neck Offer Upscale Looks

While Telecasters have traditionally featured ash or alder bodies, this Limited-edition Closet Classic Tele gets a sophisticated upgrade with a beautiful rosewood body and neck. The rich brown hue and distinctive grain patterns of the rosewood give this Telecaster an elegant, upscale appearance that provides visual flair on stage. The semi-hollow thinline body retains the snap and twang of a classic Tele, with added resonance and sustain from the center block running through the body. The Closet Classic Tele's rosewood fingerboard contributes to the unique look, while also providing a smooth, comfortable playing feel.

Modern Playability With a 9.5"" Radius and Narrow Nut

Despite its vintage design cues, the Limited-edition Rosewood Thinline Telecaster doesn't sacrifice playability. It features a comfortable 9.5"" fingerboard radius for smooth, low-action playing across the entire neck. The nut width measures 1-5/8"", narrower than a vintage spec to facilitate quick chord changes and single-note runs. The medium jumbo frets are neatly finished for speed and accuracy. Whether you prefer to play blues, country, rock or jazz, this Tele offers a fast, slick playing feel you'd expect from a modern guitar.

Texas Special Pickups Provide Versatile Tones

For pickups, the Closet Classic Tele uses custom-designed Texas Special single-coils with Alnico 5 magnets. The bridge pickup provides the biting twang and crystalline highs Teles are revered for, while the neck pickup warms up the tone with fatter midrange. From shimmering cleans to gnarly overdrive, this Tele is equipped for versatile tones that fit any genre. The three-way pickup selector switch lets you go from the bridge pickup to neck pickup to both pickups together. Master volume and tone controls offer further tonal shaping.

Eye-Catching Chrome Hardware

This special-edition Telecaster features chrome hardware appointments for a striking visual look. The chrome control knobs, pickup covers, switch tip, bridge, tuners and strap buttons shine under stage lighting. For guitarists seeking an instrument that will draw attention, the chrome hardware is an eye-catching accent. Despite its flash, the hardware is road-tested and built to last.


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  • Rosewood body
  • Bolt-on rosewood neck
  • Rosewood fingerboard
  • Dual Custom Shop Hand-Wound Texas Special single coils

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  • Body Type: Solid Body
  • Body wood: Rosewood
  • Body finish: Urethane
  • Neck wood: Rosewood
  • Joint: Bolt-on
  • Scale length: 25.5"
  • Truss rod: Vintage
  • Material: Rosewood
  • Fret size: Narrow-Tall
  • Number of frets: 21
  • Nut width/material: 1.65"/Bone
  • Configuration: SS
  • Neck: Proprietary Single Coil
  • Bridge: Proprietary Single Coil
  • Control layout: Master volume, Master tone
  • Pickup switch: 3-Way
  • Bridge type: Fixed Bridge
  • Bridge design: Vintage-style
  • Tuning machines: Vintage-style
  • Color: Hybrid
  • Number of strings: 6 String
  • Case: Hardshell Case
  • Orientation: Right-Handed
  • Country of Origin: United States

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