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Fender Telecaster Natural Refin 1956 (s263)


SKU: FTN56-14263

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Body: Ash

Neck: Maple neck with a "C" profile, 1 5/8" wide nut, 7.25" radius, and dot inlays

Neck Thickness: .81" at the 1st fret, .97" at the 12th fret

Pickups/Hardware: Original tuners, original pickups (rated at 6.6 kOhms in the neck and 6.4 k in the bridge), three-way pickup selector switch, volume and tone controls

Cosmetic Condition: This vintage beast has some stories to tell, for sure! The body has been refinished and the top has some hazing and play wear with some scuffs and dings scattered throughout. The hardware has some light tarnish and there is an identifying number carved in the control plate on top. The sides have some heavy edge wear and scuffing / discoloration, and the back has some buckle rash throughout. The neck has heavy finish wear and some dings and the headstock is heavily aged with discoloration, dings, and edge wear throughout. This '56 Tele is a legit piece of history!

Modifications/Repairs: The body has been fully refinished. There is green/gray paint in the neck pocket, pickup routs and control cavity. The nut, pick guard, bridge and saddles have been replaced. The guitar has been refretted. neck pickup has been wax potted. The wires that make up the wiring harness have been replaced. The leads from the neck pickup have extra wire splice in to lengthen them. All solder joints have been touched up. The guitar is wired with a three way pickup selector and master volume and tone controls.

Weight: 6lbs 11oz

Case: Hardshell

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