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Fender 1952 Telecaster Relic, Maple Fingerboard, Aged Nocaster Blonde

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$3,800.00
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SKU
9235000836

Fender 1952 Telecaster Relic, Maple Fingerboard, Aged Nocaster Blonde

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Even though there were earlier designs, 1952 is considered the first year of production for the venerable Tele, and the 1952 Telecaster NOS is a premium example of this design, slightly tweaked for modern players. All the classic "Blackguard" touches are here: 1-ply Black phenolic pickguard, ash body with classic Blonde finish and medium-tint riftsawn maple neck with a '52 U-shaped profile. The first Telecaster had some subtle changes from the ’51 nocaster, including a slow transition from slot-head screws to Phillips-head, reflected here by both types appearing (as happened on some models). Not only does a lacquer finish let the body wood “breathe” with sustain, it wears in a personal way and is an authentic original-era element.

The Custom Shop wanted to give this guitar the fattest, gruntiest tone you’ve ever heard from a Tele, so they loaded it with a pair of Hand-Wound '51 Loaded Nocaster single-coil pickups, tied together with Fat ‘50s Tele wiring and a 3-way pickup switch. Other features include 9.5" radius fingerboard, 21 6105 frets, 51/54 bridge with brass saddles, vintage-style tuning machines, bone nut and round string tree. Includes deluxe hardshell case, strap and Certificate of Authenticity.

UPC
885978106950
Condition
New
Manufacturer
Fender
Country of Manufacture
Afghanistan
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