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Fender American Original '60s Telecaster Rosewood Fingerboard Electric Guitar Lake Placid Blue

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1500000152683   POS #:113973911
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The American Original '60s Telecaster is easily at home in any genre, thanks to its flexible sound, alluring style and smooth playing feel. In 1960, rosewood became the standard fretboard wood on the Tele. That same year, Fender launched the Telecaster Custom, an elegant model with a double-bound body and 3-ply pickguard. The American Original '60s...  Click To Read More About This Product

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Gear returned in great condition, with only minor signs of use, such as slight scuffs or pick marks. It looks and plays like new and may be considered an equivalent to display units found in retail stores.
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Overview

The American Original '60s Telecaster is easily at home in any genre, thanks to its flexible sound, alluring style and smooth playing feel. In 1960, rosewood became the standard fretboard wood on the Tele. That same year, Fender launched the Telecaster Custom, an elegant model with a double-bound body and 3-ply pickguard.

The American Original '60s Telecaster builds on that design with Pure Vintage ’64 single-coil pickups, featuring period-accurate details like enamel-coated coil wire, cloth-covered output wires, fiber bobbins and alnico 5 magnets. The bridge pickup’s copper shielding plate adds zing to your tone while staggered pole pieces maintain a balanced volume between the strings. The mid-'60s C-shaped neck profile gracefully fills the fret hand; the 9.5"-radius round-laminated rosewood fingerboard will feel familiar to any player.

Other authentic touches include vintage-tall frets, original-era body radii, vintage-style hardware—including three steel saddles—a vintage-style hardshell case and a lacquer finish that not only lets the wood breathe naturally with resonant tone, it also wears in a distinctively appealing way.

The American Original ’60s Telecaster borrows the best from that electrifying decade. Its modern, fast-playing feel and pickup switching will keep it current for decades to come.

Features

  • Details that capture the vibe of the 1960s Telecaster guitar
  • Vintage-tall frets, '60s body, vintage-style hardware and hardshell case
  • Pure Vintage '64 single-coil Telecaster pickups are as period-correct as possible
  • Lacquer finish lets the body wood breathe
Specifications

Body

  • Body shape: Single cutaway
  • Body type: Solid body
  • Body material: Solid wood
  • Top wood: Not applicable
  • Body wood: Alder
  • Body finish: Gloss Nitrocellulose
Neck
  • Neck shape: ’60s "C"
  • Neck wood: Maple
  • Joint: Bolt-on
  • Scale length: 25.5"
  • Truss rod: Standard
  • Neck finish: Gloss
Fretboard
  • Material: Round laminate rosewood
  • Radius: 9.5"
  • Fret size: Narrow tall
  • Number of frets: 21
  • Inlays: Dot
  • Nut width: 1.65" (42 mm)
Electronics
  • Configuration: SS
  • Neck: Proprietary Single-Coil Tele
  • Middle: Not applicable
  • Bridge: Proprietary Single-Coil Tele
  • Active or passive pickups: Passive
  • Special electronics: None
  • Control layout: Master volume, master tone
  • Pickup switch: 3-way
Hardware
  • Bridge type: fixed
  • Bridge design: 3-saddle vintage-style
  • Tailpiece: Not applicable
  • Tuning machines: Vintage-style
  • Color: Nickel/chrome
Other
  • Number of strings: 6-string
  • Case: Hardshell case
  • Orientation: Right handed
  • Country of origin: United States
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