Fender Telecaster Olympic White 1971

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

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: Alder Body
Neck Material: Maple Neck
Fingerboard Material: Maple
Neck Profile: "C" profile
Neck Thickness (IN): .85" (1st fret), .94" (12th fret)
Fingerboard Radius: 7.25"
Nut Width: 1-5/8"
Scale Length: 25 1/2"
Neck Details: Bolt-on maple neck with unbound maple fingerboard, dot inlays, skunk stripe, and heel-adjust truss rod. The neck has a "3 JAN 71 B" stamp on the heel.
Electronics: Original Fender single coil pickups and electronics, with 3-way blade selector switch and master volume/tone controls. The pot codes date to 1971.
Pickup Measurements: 6.7k (neck), 5.8k (bridge)
Hardware: Original
Modifications/Repairs: None
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: Plays well with low action, and is currently set up with 10s. The bass side of the neck is very straight even with the truss rod fully loosened, but the guitar plays cleanly and sets up well. The pot codes, heel stamp, and serial number all date to 1971.
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