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Fender Telecaster

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  1. Top Rated
    Fender American Professional Telecaster Deluxe Shawbucker Maple Fingerboard Electric Guitar
    Starting at $1,399.99
    Open Box From:
    $1,199.99
  2. 48 Month Financing
    Fender Custom Shop 1959 Relic Telecaster Custom - Custom Built - NAMM Limited Edition
    $3,450.00
  3. Top Rated
    Fender Classic Series '72 Telecaster Custom Electric Guitar
    $799.99
  4. Top Rated
    Fender Classic Series '50s Telecaster Electric Guitar
    $799.99
  5. 48 Month Financing
    Fender Custom Shop Limited Edition '50s Thinline Relic Telecaster Rosewood Neck
    $3,950.00
  6. Fender Classic Player Baja '60s Telecaster Pau Ferro Fingerboard
    $824.99
    Open Box:
    $659.99
  7. Top Rated
    Fender Classic Series '72 Telecaster Thinline Electric Guitar
    $899.99
    Open Box:
    $719.99
  8. Top Rated
    Squier Vintage Modified Telecaster Custom Electric Guitar
    $399.99
  9. Squier Contemporary Telecaster HH Maple Fingerboard Electric Guitar
    $349.99
  10. 48 Month Financing
    Fender Custom Shop 1951 Heavy Relic Telecaster Maple Fingerboard Electric Guitar
    $3,700.00
  11. Top Rated
    Squier Classic Vibe Telecaster Thinline Electric Guitar
    $449.99
  12. Top Rated
    Fender Artist Series James Burton Telecaster Electric Guitar
    $1,699.99
  13. Fender Chris Shiflett Telecaster Deluxe
    $724.99
  14. Top Rated
    Fender Standard Telecaster Left Handed  Electric Guitar
    $599.99
  15. Top Rated
    Fender Jim Adkins JA-90 Telecaster Electric Guitar
    $824.99
    Open Box:
    $659.99
  16. Top Rated
    Fender Jim Root Artist Series Telecaster Electric Guitar
    $1,199.99
    Open Box From:
    $767.99
  17. Top Rated
    Squier Vintage Modified 72 Telecaster Thinline Maple Neck Electric Guitar
    $449.99
  18. 48 Month Financing
    Fender Custom Shop Double TV Jones Relic Telecaster with Bigsby Electric Guitar
    $4,400.00
    Open Box:
    $3,520.00
  19. Top Rated
    Squier Vintage Modified Telecaster Deluxe Electric Guitar
    $399.99
  20. Top Rated
    Squier Jim Root Signature Telecaster Electric Guitar
    $399.99
  21. Fender '72 Telecaster Custom Pau Ferro Fingerboard with Gigbag
    $824.99
  22. Pre-Order
    Fender Parallel Universe American Elite Nashville Telecaster Electric Guitar
    $1,999.99
  23. 48 Month Financing
    Fender Custom Shop Limited Edition NAMM 2016 Custom Built Postmodern Journeyman Relic Maple Fingerboard Telecaster
    $3,600.00
  24. Fender American Professional Telecaster Left-Handed Maple Fingerboard Electric Guitar
    Starting at $1,399.99
  25. Fender Classic Series '50s Telecaster Lacquer with Maple Fingerboard
    $899.99
  26. Top Rated
    Squier Affinity Series Left-Handed Telecaster Special Electric Guitar
    $199.99
  27. Top Rated
    Squier Classic Vintage Left-Handed '50s Telecaster Electric Guitar
    $399.99
  28. Fender Deluxe Thinline Telecaster Rosewood Fingerboard
    $924.99
  29. Fender JA-90 Telecaster Electric Guitar
    Fender JA-90 Telecaster Electric Guitar
    $824.99
  30. Fender Standard Telecaster HH Pau Ferro Fingerboard
    $624.99
    Open Box:
    $399.99
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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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