Fender Custom Shop 1953 Heavy Relic® Telecaster®, Maple Fingerboard, Butterscotch Blonde
Brand: Fender Custom Shop
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Hearkening back to the exciting period when the Telecaster was a “new-fangled” instrument with surging popularity, the FENDER Custom Shop Heavy Relic 1953 Telecaster (1550122850) solidbody electric guitar couples the sound and style of the past with modern features and playability. The lightweight two-piece ash body wears a carefully aged nitrocellulose lacquer finish, giving it the look and feel of a road dog that’s only seen the inside of a case once or twice during its service.
A pair of hand-wound Custom Shop single-coil pickups provides the classic Tele tone—the Twisted Tele neck pickup is joined by a fat-sounding “Broadcaster” bridge pickup for an unbeatable combination. Modern wiring, including a Greasebucket tone circuit that preserves volume when rolling back the tone control, shapes the pickups’ voice.
Other sterling features include a tinted quartersawn maple neck with “U”-shaped profile, 9.5”-radius maple fingerboard, 21 6100 jumbo frets, single-ply black phenolic pickguard, ‘51/’54 bridge with bend brass saddles, vintage-style tuning machines with Fender logo, bone nut and round string tree. Includes a deluxe hardshell case, strap and Certificate of Authenticity.
Custom Shop 1953 Telecaster Relic Butterscotch Blonde Features:
Butterscotch Blonde Finish
Nitrocellulose Lacquer Finish
Heavy Relic Aging
Light Weight Ash Body
Tinted One Piece Maple Neck
"U" Neck Back Shape
21 Dunlop 6100 Jumbo Frets
9.5" Fingerboard Radius
Custom Shop Hand Wound Original Black Guard Bridge Pickup
Custom Shop Hand Wound Twisted Tele Neck Pickup
Vintage Bridge with 3 Brass Saddles
Vintage Fender-Logo Tuners
Vintage 1-Ply Black Pickguard
Modern Wiring with Greasebucket Tone Circuit
3-Way Switch, 1 Volume, 1 Tone
Fender Tweed Hardshell Case
Certificate of Authenticity
Fender Custom Shop Strap