Fender American Original '70s Telecaster Custom Vintage Blonde

6-String Solid Body Electric Guitar with Maple Fingerboard, Includes Hardshell Case. Made in the USA.
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Fender American Original '70s Telecaster Custom Vintage Blonde

Used
Serial #V09187
ONLINE ONLY

Description & Specs

Condition: Minor dings and small amount of finish missing.

This item is subject to FMIC’s Limited Product Warranty. 


From Fender:

At the dawn of the seventies, as popular music trended towards the fatter tones of humbucking pickups into overdriven amps, Fender hired legendary humbucking pickup designer Seth Lover to create a distinctly Fender-flavored take on a higher output dual-coil pickup. The resulting Wide Range pickup used large bobbins and threaded CuNiFe rod magnets to achieve its unique and brilliant sound. The Telecaster Custom was discontinued in 1979 and real CuNiFe-magnet pickups disappeared with them.

The American Original '70s Telecaster Custom features the first authentic CuNiFe magnet powered Wide Range neck pickup in over 40 years, complimented by a calibrated Tim-Shaw-designed '70s Telecaster single-coil bridge pickup. Controls include individual volume and tone for each pickup and an upper-bout 3-way toggle switch. Other touches include original-era body radii, vintage-style hardware - including F logo tuners and bullet truss rod adjust and a lacquer finish that lets the wood breathe naturally with resonant tone. A vintage-style hardshell case is included.

Serial #: V09187


Body: Alder
Body Finish: Gloss Lacquer
Control Knobs: Skirted Black Plastic with Numbered Indicators
Fingerboard: Maple
Hardware Finish: Nickel/Chrome
Neck Finish: Gloss Nitrocellulose Lacquer
Pickguard: 3-Ply Black/White/Black
Position Inlays: Black Dot
Body Shape: Telecaster
Neck Material: Maple
Scale Length: 25.5" (648 mm)
Fingerboard Radius: 9.5" (241 mm)
Number of Frets: 21
Fret Size: Vintage Tall
String Nut: Bone
Nut Width: 1.650" (42 mm)
Truss Rod: Bullet Style
Bridge Pickup: Vintage-Style '70s Single-Coil Tele
Neck Pickup: Tim Shaw Authentic CuNiFe Wide-Range Humbucking
Controls: Volume 1. (Bridge Pickup), Volume 2. (Neck Pickup), Tone 1. (Bridge Pickup), Tone 2. (Neck Pickup)
Pickup Switching: 3-Position Toggle: Position 1. Bridge Pickup, Position 2. Bridge And Neck Pickups, Position 3. Neck Pickup
Pickup Configuration: SH
Bridge: 3-Saddle Vintage-Style Tele with Slotted Steel Saddles
Tuning Machines: Fender Vintage "F" Stamped
Case/Gig Bag: Vintage-Style Hardshell

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