Fender's American Vintage II 1963 Telecaster is as classic as it gets. Featuring an alder body, a rosewood fingerboard, and a pair of Pure Vintage pickups, this axe looks, sounds, and plays just like a genuine '60s-era Fender. If you've been searching for a guitar that churns out that old-school Tele twang and has a timeless vintage aesthetic, this axe is an excellent choice.
The American Vintage II '63 Telecaster features an alder body and a round-lam rosewood fingerboard, giving it a gorgeous tone that's punchy and focused yet warm and full. Its "C" shaped maple neck fits the hand like a glove, and its 7.25" radius fingerboard makes it great for playing chorded passages. It also sports a triple threaded-steel saddle bridge that allows for perfectly even string spacing and period-correct clay dot inlays.
Tone purists will love this Tele's Pure Vintage '63 Telecaster pickups that sound incredibly balanced and authentic. The neck pickup has a dark and rich character, while the bridge pickup has that bright, articulate twang that made this model famous decades ago. Players looking for that iconic Telecaster tone need look no further - this guitar checks all the boxes.
Blending traditional designs with premium modern craftsmanship, the American Vintage II 1963 Telecaster is great for players seeking a vintage-inspired Tele that'll stand the test of time.
Neck Material: Maple
Neck Finish: Gloss Nitrocellulose Lacquer
Neck Shape: 1963 "C"
Neck Construction: 4-bolt
Fingerboard Radius: 7.25" (184.1 Mm)
Fingerboard Material: Round-laminated Rosewood
Position Inlays: Clay Dot
Side Dots: Vintage Clay
Number Of Frets: 21
Truss Rod: Vintage-style Butt Adjust
Truss Rod Nut: Vintage-style Butt Adjust
String Nut: Bone
Nut Width: 1.650" (42 Mm)
Nut Material: Bone
Body Finish: Gloss Nitrocellulose Lacquer
Body Shape: Telecaster®
Body Material: Alder
Bridge: Pure Vintage 3-saddle Tele® With Threaded Steel Barrel Saddles
Bridge Cover: Includes Chrome Bridge Cover
Bridge Mounting: 4-screw Vintage-style
Pickguard: 3-ply Parchment
Pickup Covers: Neck: Chrome; Bridge: Black
Control Knobs: Knurled Flat-top
Switch Tip: Top Hat Style, Black
Hardware Finish: Nickel/chrome
Tuning Machines: Pure Vintage Single Line "Fender Deluxe"
String Trees: Butterfly
Neck Plate: 4-bolt Serialized
Strap Buttons: Vintage-style
Bridge Pickup: Pure Vintage '63 Single-coil Tele®
Neck Pickup: Pure Vintage '63 Single-coil Tele®
Pickup Configuration: SS
Controls: Master Volume, Master Tone
Switching: 3-position Blade: Position 1. Bridge Pickup, Position 2. Bridge And Neck Pickups, Position 3. Neck Pickup