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Fender American Original '60s Telecaster Rosewood Fingerboard Electric Guitar

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American Original '60s Telecaster—One of the most versatile guitars ever created, the Telecaster is easily at home in any genre, thanks to its flexib...Click To Read More About This Product

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A versatile classic with modern playability.

American Original '60s Telecaster—One of the most versatile guitars ever created, the Telecaster is easily at home in any genre, thanks to its flexible sound, alluring style and smooth playing feel. In 1960, Fender offered rosewood as the standard fingerboard wood and launched the Telecaster Custom, an elegant model with a double-bound body and 3-ply pickguard.

The American Original '60s Telecaster combines period-accurate sound and style from this electrifying decade with modern, fast-playing feel and pickup switching. The Pure Vintage '64 single-coil Telecaster pickups are as period-correct as possible, from the enamel-coated coil wire to the cloth-covered output wires, fiber bobbins and alnico 5 magnets. The bridge pickup’s copper shielding plate adds some zing to your tone, while the pole pieces are staggered for balanced volume between the strings. The mid-'60s C-shaped neck profile gracefully fills the fret hand, while the 9.5"-radius round-lam rosewood fingerboard will feel familiar to any player.

Other authentic touches include vintage-tall frets, original-era body radii, vintage-style hardware—including three steel saddles—vintage-style hardshell case and a lacquer finish that not only lets the wood breathe naturally with resonant tone, it also wears in a distinctively appealing way.A legendary instrument, the American Original '60s Telecaster is the best way to experience the performance, style and tone that made Fender the foundation of modern music.

FEATURES
  • Details that capture the vibe of the 1960s Telecaster guitar
  • Vintage-tall frets, '60s body, vintage-style hardware and hardshell case
  • Pure Vintage '64 single-coil Telecaster pickups are as period-correct as possible
  • Lacquer finish lets the body wood breathe

Get vintage '60s sound and modern playability. Order today.

SPECIFICATIONS
Body
  • Body shape: Single cutaway
  • Body type: Solid body
  • Body material: Solid wood
  • Top wood: Not applicable
  • Body wood: Alder
  • Body finish: Gloss Nitrocellulose
  • Orientation: Right handed
Neck
  • Neck shape: 60s "C"
  • Neck wood: Maple
  • Joint: Bolt-on
  • Scale length: 25.5 in.
  • Truss rod: Standard
  • Neck finish: Gloss
Fretboard
  • Material: Round laminate Rosewood
  • Radius: 9.5 in.
  • Fret size: Narrow tall
  • Number of frets: 21
  • Inlays: Dot
  • Nut width: 1.65 in. (42 mm)
Pickups
  • Configuration: SS
  • Neck: Vintage '64 Gray-Bottom Single-Coil Tele
  • Middle: Not applicable
  • Bridge: Vintage '64 Gray-Bottom Single-Coil Tele
  • Brand: Fender
  • Active or passive pickups: Passive
  • Series or parallel: Series
  • Piezo: No
  • Active EQ: No
  • Special electronics: None
Controls
  • Control layout: Master volume, tone
  • Pickup switch: 3-way
  • Coil tap or split: No
  • Kill switch: No
Hardware
  • Bridge type: Fixed
  • Bridge design: 3-saddle vintage-style
  • Tailpiece: Not applicable
  • Tuning machines: Vintage-style
  • Color: Nickel/chrome
Other
  • Number of strings: 6-string
  • Special features: Body binding Electronics
  • Case: Hardshell case
  • Accessories: None
  • Country of origin: United States
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FenderAmerican Original '60s Telecaster Rosewood Fingerboard Electric Guitar
 
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5.0

Ha! Already have mine

By Chappy

from Independence, MO

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Pros

  • Fun To Play
  • Good Feel
  • Good Pick Up
  • Good Tone
  • Plays effortlessly!
  • Solid Electronics

Cons

    Best Uses

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

    Comments about Fender American Original '60s Telecaster Rosewood Fingerboard Electric Guitar:

    Fit and finish perfect. High gloss lacquer stands out!
    The '64 pickups sound incredible! Bridge pickup has a little spank, but the guitar really shines with the selector in the middle position. Best tone I've heard in a guitar!
    Pictures show "Telecaster" on the headstock when in fact the guitar has "Custom Telecaster" like the video. Was very happy to see this.
    Highly recommended-glad I got one of the first ones!

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