Fender Telecaster Natural Refin 1957

6-String Solid Body Electric Guitar in Natural Refin with Maple Fingerboard. Made in the USA.

Fender Telecaster Natural Refin 1957

Vintage
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Description & Specs

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Summary

Finish: Original finish on neck. The body has been stripped.

Body Material: Ash Body

Body Details: Ash solid body. The original finish has been stripped from the body. There is still some of the original finish in the cavities, under the pick guard and under the back plate (see pictures). 8/57 pencil date in bridge pickup cavity.

Neck Material: Maple Neck

Fingerboard Material: Maple Fingerboard

Neck Profile: medium, soft "V"

Neck Thickness (IN): 1st- .89" 12th- .98"

Fingerboard Radius: 7.25"

Nut Width: 1-5/8"

Scale Length: 25-1/2"

Neck Details: One piece maple neck with black dot inlays. 9/57 pencil date on neck heel.

Electronics: Original black bobbin pickups and original wiring harness with one visible 1956 pot code. The wiring has been converted to modern tele spec with a three way pickup selector and master volume and tone controls. The components are original.

Pickup Measurements: neck 7.4k ohms bridge 7.2k ohms

Hardware: The hardware is all original except for the pick guard. There is a pick guard included in the case that appears to be the original. It is slightly warped and has been painted and sanded. This guard can be reinstalled easily if desired.

Weight: 7 lbs 3.8 oz

Modifications / Repairs: -The original finish has been stripped from the body. There is still some of the original finish in the cavities, under the pick guard and under the back plate (see pictures). -The wiring has been converted to modern tele spec with a three way pickup selector and master volume and tone controls. The components are original. -The pick guard has been replaced. There is a pick guard included in the case that appears to be the original. It is slightly warped and has been painted and sanded.

Case Details: Hard shell case with original pick guard.

Cosmetic Condition: The guitar has considerable play wear but is in great condition for its age. The original finish on the neck is well worn, particularly on the fingerboard. The metal hardware is nicely tarnished with age.

Serial Number: 20369

Tech Notes: The guitar plays well with low action. The frets are small with light play wear.