Fender Telecaster Blonde 1971

6-String Solid Body Electric Guitar with Maple Fingerboard. Made in the USA.
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Fender Telecaster Blonde 1971

Vintage
  • $5,995.00
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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 finish.
Body Material: Alder Body
Neck Material: Maple Neck
Fingerboard Material: Maple
Neck Profile: C
Neck Thickness (IN): 1st fret .860", 12th fret .947"
Fingerboard Radius: 7.25"
Nut Width: 1-5/8"
Scale Length: 25 1/2"
Neck Details: One-piece maple neck and fingerboard. The neck is date stamped January 3rd, 1971. Original frets and nut. The bass side of the neck is straight with no tension on the truss rod.
Electronics: Original pickups, pots, and jack. The switch has been replaced (original is included in the case), and the tone cap has been replaced. Lots of solder joints have been touched up. The pot codes date to 1971. Three-position selector switch with master volume and master tone controls.
Pickup Measurements: Neck 6.7K, Bridge 5.8K
Hardware: Original hardware.
Weight: 7lbs 4oz
Modifications/Repairs: The switch and tone cap have been replaced, lots of solder joints have been touched up.
Case Details: Original hardshell case.
Cosmetic Condition: The guitar has aged nicely; the finish has yellowed with age, and has a few long checking lines on the back. There are a number of chips and scuffs around the edges of the body, most prominently around the output jack. There are two finish cracks extending from either side of the neck pocket as well. The neck is smooth with a couple minor blemishes.
Serial Number: 307059
Tech Notes: The guitar is currently set up with .10 gauge strings and plays well with low action. The bass side of the neck is straight with the truss rod loosened, notes ring out clearly up the neck. The serial number, pot codes, and neck date stamp all date to 1971.
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