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Fender Telecaster

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  1. Top Rated
    Squier Vintage Modified Telecaster Deluxe Electric Guitar
    $399.99
  2. Fender American Professional Telecaster Left-Handed Maple Fingerboard Electric Guitar
    Starting at $1,399.99
  3. Fender Deluxe Thinline Telecaster Rosewood Fingerboard
    $924.99
  4. Fender JA-90 Telecaster Electric Guitar
    Fender JA-90 Telecaster Electric Guitar
    $824.99
  5. Fender Standard Telecaster HH Pau Ferro Fingerboard
    $624.99
    Open Box:
    $399.99
  6. Top Rated
    Squier Jim Root Signature Telecaster Electric Guitar
    $399.99
  7. 48 Month Financing
    Fender Custom Shop Bob Bain "Son of the Gunn" Telecaster
    $9,500.00
  8. 48 Month Financing
    Fender Custom Shop 1955 Telecaster Relic Ash Masterbuilt by John Cruz
    $7,800.00
  9. 48 Month Financing
    Fender Custom Shop 1957 Telecaster Relic Ash Masterbuilt by John Cruz
    $7,800.00
  10. 48 Month Financing
    Fender Custom Shop Double TV Jones Telecaster Relic Electric Guitar with Bigsby
    Starting at $4,400.00
  11. 48 Month Financing
    Fender Custom Shop 2016 Limited Edition NAMM Custom Built 50's Journeyman Relic Telecaster, Maple
    $4,300.00
  12. 48 Month Financing
    Fender Custom Shop Limited Edition '60s Telecaster HS - Aged White over Blue Flower
    $4,600.00
  13. 48 Month Financing
    Fender Custom Shop Limited Edition '60s Telecaster HS Maple Fingerboard
    $4,600.00
  14. 48 Month Financing
    Fender Custom Shop Limited Edition '60s Heavy Relic Nashville Telecaster Custom HSS Electric Guitar, Rosewood
    $4,100.00
  15. 48 Month Financing
    Fender Custom Shop John 5 Telecaster with Bigsby Electric Guitar
    $3,880.00
  16. 48 Month Financing
    Fender Custom Shop John 5 Telecaster Electric Guitar
    $3,720.00
  17. 48 Month Financing
    Fender Custom Shop Limited Edition NAMM 2016 Custom Built '50s Journeyman Relic Maple Fingerboard Telecaster
    $3,900.00
  18. 48 Month Financing
    Fender Custom Shop '50s Relic Thinline Telecaster - Custom Built - Namm Limited Edition
    $4,250.00
  19. 48 Month Financing
    Fender Custom Shop Limited Edition NAMM 2016 Custom Built Postmodern Journeyman Relic Maple Fingerboard Telecaster
    $3,600.00
  20. 48 Month Financing
    Fender Custom Shop Double TV Jones Relic Telecaster Electric Guitar
    $4,000.00
  21. 48 Month Financing
    Fender Custom Shop '50s Relic Thinline Telecaster with Top Bind Custom Built - NAMM Limited Edition - DWBL
    $3,650.00
  22. 48 Month Financing
    Fender Custom Shop NAMM Custom Built '55 Journeyman Relic Telecaster Electric Guitar, Maple
    $3,500.00
  23. 48 Month Financing
    Fender Custom Shop 1952 Heavy Relic Telecaster Electric Guitar
    $3,500.00
  24. 48 Month Financing
    Fender Custom Shop Custom Deluxe Telecaster Electric Guitar with Rosewood Fingerboard
    $3,440.00
  25. Pre-Order
    Fender Parallel Universe Jazz Telecaster Electric Guitar
    $1,999.99
  26. Fender American Original '50s Telecaster Left-Handed Maple Fingerboard Electric Guitar
    $1,799.99
  27. Fender American Vintage '52 Telecaster Left Handed Electric Guitar
    $1,749.99
  28. Fender Classic '69 Blue Flower Telecaster Maple Fingerboard
    $999.99
  29. Top Rated
    Fender Deluxe Thinline Telecaster Maple Fingerboard
    $899.99
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The iconic Fender Telecaster electric guitar is a masterpiece of design and functionality which helped change the course of modern music when it was first released in the early 1950s. The Tele was the first commercially successful solid body electric guitar, and due to its simple elegance, utilitarian reliability and versatile playability, that same basic design, along with variations on the theme, continues to be a best seller to this day.

Although there had been hollow body electric guitars for years before the Tele's introduction and a few builders had experimented with solid body electrics, it wasn't until Leo Fender developed the Telecaster that the solid body electric really took off. The earliest version of the Tele was the single-pickup Esquire, released in 1950. A two-pickup version, christened the Broadcaster, replaced the Esquire several months later, but was soon met with a trademark complaint from the Gretsch company, which marketed a line of drums under the name "Broadkaster." There were several months where guitars were produced without a name on the headstock, now known as "Nocasters," until Fender finally adopted the name Telecaster, inspired by the then-new television phenomenon. The Esquire was reintroduced as a single-pickup version of the Tele, but the now-familiar two-pickup model quickly caught on with country pickers, blues and rock players and eventually pickers in virtually every genre from jazz and punk to psychedelia and beyond.

Today, the Telecaster is available in an incredible array of models. Right-handed or lefty versions of most models are available, as well as all the parts and accessories you might need to complete or create your dream Tele. You can even replace your neck and body, or custom-build your own Tele from scratch! The Fender Telecaster has been an indispensable part of the music scene for over 60 years. Order one today and make it an indispensable part of yours!
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