Fender

Description

From its original release, the Telecaster rapidly became a favorite of country, blues and early rock and roll players. It even made a space in heavy metal and jazz, thanks to the incredible versatility of it's pared-down-to-the-basics design. The American Original '50s Telecaster captures all that early Fender vibe with period correct hardware and pickups, but adds modern switching and neck radius for an ideal "old-meets-new" sound and playability.
Features
  • Solid ash body with gloss nitrocellulose finish
  • 21-fret, nitro-finished '52-U maple on maple neck with 9.5" radius
  • Period correct Pure Vintage '52 single-coil pickups with copper-plated steel base plates
  • Vintage-style through-body string mount bridge with three brass-barrel saddles
Specifications
Body
  • Body shape: Single cutaway
  • Body type: Solid body
  • Body material: Solid wood
  • Top wood:
  • Body wood: Ash
  • Body finish: Gloss Nitrocellulose
  • Orientation: Right handed
Neck
  • Neck shape: '52 U
  • Neck wood: 1-piece Maple
  • Joint: Bolt-on
  • Scale length: 25.5 in.
  • Truss rod: Yes
  • Neck finish: Gloss Nitrocellulose
Fretboard
  • Material: Maple
  • Radius: 9.5 in.
  • Fret size: Vintage tall
  • Number of frets: 21
  • Inlays: Dot
  • Nut width: 1.65 in. (42 mm) Bone
Pickups
  • Configuration: SS
  • Neck: Pure Vintage '52 single-coil Tele
  • Middle:
  • Bridge: Pure Vintage '52 single-coil Tele
  • Brand: Fender
  • Active or passive pickups: Passive
  • Series or parallel: Parallel
  • Piezo: No
  • Active EQ: No
  • Special electronics:
Controls
  • Control layout: Master volume, tone
  • Pickup switch: 3-way
  • Coil tap or split:
  • Kill switch: No
Hardware
  • Bridge type: Fixed
  • Bridge design: 3-saddle vintage-style string-through
  • Tailpiece: Not applicable
  • Tuning machines: Vintage-style
  • Color: Nickel/chrome
Other
  • Number of strings: 6-string
  • Special features: 1-ply phenolic pickguard
  • Case: Hardshell case
  • Accessories: None
  • Country of origin: United States

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