"CHICAGO SPECIAL" TELECASTERS

AMERICAN CUSTOM TELECASTERS

NECK

 9.5” Neck radius

AAA flame maple neck

Rosewood fingerboard.

PICKUPS

"Chicago Special" Telecaster bridge pickup

AlNiCo 3 magnets

Wrapped in 43 gauge wire

Seymour Duncan SH-55 Seth Lover 4C Relic neck pickup

BODY

Double-bound alder body

Body Finish: Nitro Lacquer

HARDWARE

Custom Classic Tele bridge

Vintage Strat output assembly

Tuning Keys: Vintage w/ Fender Logo

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"CHICAGO SPECIAL" PICKUPS

Designed in conjunction with Fender Custom Shop's VP of Product Development Mike Lewis and pickup legend George Blanda to accurately recreate the sound of our favorite Vintage Fender pickups

ENDLESS FINISH OPTIONS

We're always creating new "Chicago Special" models with the Fender Custom Shop. Looking for your dream finish? Call us at (773) 525-7773 and we'll set you up with a custom order for your 1 of 1 Fender "Chicago Special" dream guitar.

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1955 TELECASTERS

NECK

Rift sawn maple neck

7.25” Fingerboard radius

1.650" Nut width

PICKUPS

Hand-Wound "Chicago Special" Stratocaster 

Wide diameter bridge pickup with Alnico 3 magnets wrapped with thinner, 43-gauge enamel wire

Wide-diameter neck pickup with alnico 5 magnets and overwound with 43-gauge wire

Potted in Shellac

BODY

Body Wood: Ash

Body Finish: Nitro Lacquer

HARDWARE

Hardware Plating: Chrome/Nickel

Bridge Assembly: Tele 55-57

Tuning Keys: Vintage w/ Fender Logo CC

Period-correct plastics

BULD YOUR DREAM GUITAR

Contact us for special deals, or learn how you can build your very own "Chicago Special" guitar from the Fender Custom Shop!

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1963 TELECASTERS

NECK

9.5”-radius for increased comfort and playability.

 Rift-sawn maple neck

Neck Shape: ‘63 “Strat-style” C profile

Fingerboard Radius: 9.50" Radius

slab rosewood fretboard

Nut Width: 1.650"

PICKUPS

Hand-Wound "Chicago Special" Telecaster 

Bridge:  bridge pickup features wide-diameter, Alnico 3 magnets wrapped with thinner, 43-gauge enamel wire

Neck: Wide-diameter, alnico 5 magnets and overwound with 43-gauge enamel wire

BODY

Body Wood: Alder, 2-piece

Body Finish: Nitro Lacquer

HARDWARE

Hardware plating: Chrome/Nickel

Control Assembly: Fat 50s Tele

Bridge Assembly: Tele 51-54

Tuning Keys: Vintage w/ Fender Logo CC

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