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Fender G.E. Smith Telecaster Electric Guitar

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As a child during the early 1960s, George Edward "G.E." Smith got a Fender Telecaster guitar for his birthday and never looked back. Through his six ...Click To Read More About This Product

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An outstanding Signature Telecaster with custom inlays and '50s era features.

As a child during the early 1960s, George Edward "G.E." Smith got a Fender Telecaster guitar for his birthday and never looked back. Through his six hit-making years with Hall & Oates, his decade-long run as Saturday Night Live bandleader and his touring stints with Bob Dylan, Smith is widely hailed as a modern master of the Telecaster.

The GE Smith signature Tele is a special electric guitar that combines a '40s-era Fender lap steel with a '50s-era Telecaster. Details include a large U-shaped maple neck, lap steel "oval and diamond" fingerboard inlays, and custom cutoff bridge plate with body-mounted bridge pickup. Includes case.

Model Name: Fender G.E. Smith Telecaster
Series: Artist Series
Body: Premium ash body
Neck: 1-piece maple, extra deep "U" shape, (nitrocellulose lacquer finish)
Fingerboard: Maple, 7.25" radius (184 mm)
No. Of frets: 21 vintage-style frets
Pickups: 2 American Vintage Tele single-coil pickups with body-mounted bridge pickup
Controls: Master volume, master tone
Pickup Switching (3-Position Blade):

Position 1. Bridge Pickup
Position 2. Bridge and Neck Pickup
Position 3. Neck Pickup

Bridge: Custom "Cut-Off" Tele Bridge with 3 brass saddles
Machine Heads: Fender/Gotoh vintage-style tuning machines
Hardware: Nickel/Chrome
Scale Length: 25.5" (648 mm)
Width at Nut: 1.650" (42 mm)
Unique Features: Lap steel-inspired position inlays, vintage styling
Strings: Fender Super 250R, nickel plated steel,
Gauges: (.010, .013, .017, .026, .036, .046),
Accessories: Strap, cable
Case: Vintage-style tweed case

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An exceptional piece of art...

By Shiv

from Windsor, On.

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  • Fun To Play
  • Good Feel
  • The World Greatest Guitar


    Best Uses

    • Jamming
    • Practicing
    • Recording
    • Rock Concerts
    • School Bands
    • Small Venues

    Comments about Fender G.E. Smith Telecaster Electric Guitar:

    I do not own this telecaster, but i do own the neck. (Ordered off a custom broker). This is, without a doubt, the greatest guitar neck I have ever played. And i have played many. If the rest of the guitar is on par with the neck, i may have to retire my trusted `63.

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