Fender Esquire Blonde 1956

6-String Solid Body Electric Guitar with Maple Fingerboard. Made in the USA.
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Fender Esquire Blonde 1956

Vintage

Description & Specs

The following specs were carefully collected and recorded by a skilled technician. For a more detailed description and questions regarding sound, feel, or cosmetic condition, please visit our Lincoln Avenue showroom or call to speak to one of our Used and Vintage experts.
Finish Details: Original
Body Material: Ash
Neck Material: Maple
Fingerboard Material: Maple
Neck Profile: medium, soft"V"
Neck Thickness (IN): 1st- .93" 12th- .99"
Fingerboard Radius: 7.25"
Nut Width: 1-5/8"
Scale Length: 25 1/2"
Neck Details: One piece maple neck with black dot inlays. "11-56" pencil date on neck heel.
Electronics: Original pickup and wiring. The pot codes are covered by solder. At some point the guitar had a neck pickup installed and was converted to a tele wiring configuration. It has been converted back to Esquire wiring with its original parts.
Pickup Measurements: 6.1k ohms
Hardware: Original except for replaced bone nut.
Modifications/Repairs: The guitar has been refretted and a new bone nut has been installed. At some point the guitar had a neck pickup installed and was converted to a tele wiring configuration. It has been converted back to Esquire wiring with its original parts.
Case Details: Original tweed hard shell case.
Cosmetic Condition: The guitar has considerable play wear. The is light finish checking on the body. The edges of the body have considerable play wear. There is buckle rash on the back of the body. The finish on the neck has checking and considerable play wear.
Serial Number: 15938
Tech Notes: -The guitar plays well with low action. The frets are small with light play wear. -The serial number and neck and body dates all date to 1956.
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