Fender American Original '50S Telecaster Butterscotch Blonde

Fender

Fender American Original '50S Telecaster Butterscotch Blonde
£1,599.00

The ultimate blue-collar guitar, the Telecaster launched a musical revolution when we released it. Quickly adopted by working guitarists who were enamoured with its trend-setting sound, feel and unique style, the Telecaster laid the foundation for modern country, blues and even heavy metal (in Jimmy Page’s hands). The American Original ‘50s Telecaster has all of the authentic Fender touches that made the Telecaster a star of the studio and stage, adding modern feel and pickup switching to thi classic guitar.

FEATURES

  • Ash body with lacquer finish
  • Two Pure Vintage ‘52 single-coil Telecaster pickups
  • Thick "U”-shaped neck profile; 9.5”-radius fingerboard
  • Vintage-style hardware; Telecaster bridge with three brass barrel saddles Includes vintage-style hardshell case

LACQUER FINISH

The nitrocellulose lacquer finish not only lets the body breathe with its true tonal character, it also ages and wears in a distinctively personal way.

PURE VINTAGE '52 PICKUPS

American Original instruments feature specially voiced pickups crafted to reproduce the authentic sound and performance of individual model years.

THICK "U" NECK SHAPE

This Telecaster features a “U”-shaped neck profile for the substantial fret-hand feel typical of instruments from our original decade.

VINTAGE-ACCURATE BODY AND NECK RADII

Original-era fans can rest assured every curve and line of the body and neck are accurate to the historic originals.

VINTAGE-CORRECT HARDWARE

From the bridge to the string tree and tuning machines, every piece of hardware is just like the original.

FINGERBOARD & FRETS

This 9.5”-radius fingerboard is slightly flatter than a vintage-style 7.25” radius, providing a comfortable fret-hand feel. Vintage-tall frets make it easier to bend notes without fretting out.