Fender Telecaster Custom Sunburst 1974

Solid Body Electric Guitar with Maple Fingerboard. Made in the USA.
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Fender Telecaster Custom Sunburst 1974

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. The back of the guitar has been signed by Ronny Wood.
Body Material: Alder Body
Neck Material: Maple Neck
Fingerboard Material: Maple
Neck Profile: "C" profile
Neck Thickness (IN): .82" (1st fret), .88" (12th fret)
Fingerboard Radius: 7.25"
Nut Width: 1-9/16"
Scale Length: 25 1/2"
Neck Details: Bolt-on maple neck with unbound maple fingerboard, dot inlays, and headstock truss rod adjustment. The nut has been replaced. The neck heel stamp dates to 1973.
Electronics: The bridge pickup has been replaced with a stacked single coil (exact make cannot be determined), and the bridge volume pot is also not orginal. The neck pickup is an original Wide Range humbucker, and controls include 3-way toggle switch and volume/tone controls for each pickup. The visible pot codes date to 1973.
Pickup Measurements: 11.0k (neck), 13.3k (bridge)
Hardware: The Bigsby and bridge assembly were added after the factory, and the top strap button has been replaced. Most of the pickguard screws, as well as the neck pickup mounting screws, have been replaced.
Weight: 8lbs 3oz
Modifications/Repairs: -Non-original bridge pickup and volume pot -Non-original Bigsby and bridge assembly -Numerous replaced screws -Replaced top strap button -Replaced nut -Signature on the back
Case Details: Hardshell case
Cosmetic Condition: The guitar has plenty of nice aging present, with patches of finish wear along the sides and edges of the body, as well as numerous small dings and marks of use throughout. The back of the neck is glossy with a few small dings, and the headstock face has moderate vertical checking. There is a Christie's Auction sticker on the back of the headstock.
Serial Number: 522866
Tech Notes: The guitar plays well with low action and optimal neck relief, and is currently set up with 10s. The frets are tall with light wear, and the truss rod is adjustable. The pot codes and neck heel date to 1973, while the serial number dates the guitar to 1974. Included in the case is an auction booklet and original invoice/hang tags from Christie's in London.
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