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Seventy years ago, in fall 1951, the Fender Telecaster was born. Inspired by new technology sweeping the nation, television “telecasts” were the wave of the future and, as history has proven most powerfully, Leo Fender’s new Telecaster was also part of that wave. It was and remains to this day one of the most played, most iconic and most revered instruments in popular music.
For 2021, the Custom Shop presents an homage to the original Telecaster model that had such a dramatic effect on music and the electric guitar world. The Limited Edition 1951 Telecaster is available in six distinct aging packages—NOS, Deluxe Closet Classic, Journeyman Relic®, Relic, Heavy Relic and Super Heavy Relic—and features a two-piece select ash body, a one-piece AA flame quartersawn maple neck with a 10/’56 “V” profile, and a 7.25”-9.5” vintage compound-radius fingerboard with 21 narrow tall frets for perfect feel and playability.
The hand-wound ’50-’51 Blackguard pickups are connected to ’51 modified “Nocaster®” wiring (similar to the original, with blender pot and brighter rhythm setting in the neck position). Other features include a black phenolic pickguard, ’51-’54 Tele bridge with brass saddles, vintage-style tuning machines, bone nut, and disk string tree. Also includes deluxe hardshell case, strap and certificate of authenticity
- 2-Piece Select Ash Body
- Tinted Rift Sawn Maple Neck with 10/56 “V” Back-Shape
- Maple Fingerboard / 9.5″ Radius / 21 Narrow Tall (6105) Frets
- Hand-Wound ’50-’51 Blackguard Pickups
- 3-Way Switch / Fat ’50s Tele® Wiring
- 1-Ply Parchment Pickguard
- 3-Saddle ’51 Tele Bridge with Brass Barrel Saddles
- Vintage-Style Tuning Machines
- Bone Nut / Disc String Tree
- Deluxe Hardshell Case /Strap
- Certificate of Authenticity
- Buffed Nitrocellulose Lacquer Finish
LUSH CLOSET CLASSIC
Well taken care of and religiously polished throughout the years. The owner of this guitar took pride in keeping it clean and shiny. Over time the finish started showing age and like a fine wine it evolved into something complex and re ned. Moderate finish checking, oxidation of hardware, and mild discoloration of parts give this finish its distinct look and feel.
Each Custom Shop Limited Edition instrument is only available for a short time, which makes it eminently collectible and adds to its investment value. Crafted with many features reserved only for certain artists and master-built instruments, they are just what the name says they are: highly anticipated limited-edition models that go very quickly.