Skip to main content Skip to footer
Financing available on 100+ brands. Get Details
Call our Gear Advisors (877) 509-9963 Hablamos Español
MF MD HG01 Electric Guitar Month 06-19-18

Fender Telecaster

Previous 1 2
Results & Compare List:
  1. 48 Month Financing
    Fender Custom Shop 2018 NAMM Limited Edition '60s Relic Telecaster Custom Electric Guitar
  2. 48 Month Financing
    Fender Custom Shop 1951 Heavy Relic Telecaster Maple Fingerboard Electric Guitar
  3. 48 Month Financing
    Fender Custom Shop Journeyman Relic Twisted Telecaster Limited Edition Electric Guitar
  4. 48 Month Financing
    Fender Custom Shop Double TV Jones Relic Telecaster Electric Guitar
    Starting at $3,500.00 Was:  $4,000.00 On Sale Now!
  5. 48 Month Financing
    Fender Custom Shop '50s Relic Thinline Telecaster with Top Bind Custom Built - NAMM Limited Edition - DWBL
  6. 48 Month Financing
    Fender Custom Shop NAMM Custom Built '55 Journeyman Relic Telecaster Electric Guitar, Maple
  7. 48 Month Financing
    Fender Custom Shop Custom Deluxe Telecaster Electric Guitar with Rosewood Fingerboard
  8. 48 Month Financing
    Fender Custom Shop Limited Edition NAMM 2016 Custom Built '50s Journeyman Relic Maple Fingerboard Telecaster
    $3,400.00 Was:  $3,900.00 On Sale Now!
  9. Fender Parallel Universe Jazz Telecaster Electric Guitar
  10. Fender American Original '50s Telecaster Left-Handed Maple Fingerboard Electric Guitar
  11. Fender '72 Telecaster Custom Pau Ferro Fingerboard with Gigbag
  12. New
    Fender Player Telecaster HH Pau Ferro Fingerboard Electric Guitar
  13. New
    Fender Player Telecaster Pau Ferro Fingerboard Electric Guitar
  14. New
    Fender Player Telecaster Maple Fingerboard Electric Guitar
  15. New
    Fender Player Telecaster HH Maple Fingerboard Electric Guitar
  16. Fender Standard Telecaster HH Pau Ferro Fingerboard
Previous 1 2
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!
You are changing the Ship-To country.

Our product catalog varies by country due to manufacturer restrictions. If you change the Ship-To country, some or all of the items in your cart may not ship to the new destination.