Fender Custom Shop 1956 Telecaster Journeyman Relic - Faded Aged Sherwood Green Metallic


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Fender Custom Shop's 1956 Telecaster Journeyman Relic gives the look and feel of a time-honored vintage Tele straight out of the '50s. This guitar's Journeyman Relic has all the nicks, dings, dents, and scratches of a true vintage Tele, while period-correct hardware and pickups further its classic aesthetic and authenticity. You'll love this Tele's eye-catching Faded Aged Sherwood Green Metallic finish, too. Two Hand-Wound '55/'56 single-coil pickups deliver the twang the shaped the Telecaster's sound in its early days, while staggered pole pieces deliver an even tonal response. Some finishing touches on the guitar include a ‘55/’57 Tele bridge with steel saddles, 1-ply Eggshell White pickguard and one-piece tinted quartersawn maple neck with “10/56 V” profile that’s a great fit for almost any playing style.

Other features include a modern 9.5”-radius fingerboard with 21 6105 frets, 3-way pickup switch, vintage-style tuning machines, bone nut and round string tree. Includes deluxe hardshell case, strap and Certificate of Authenticity.


-Body Material: Ash (sorted for light weight)
-Body Finish: Nitro Lacquer
-Neck Material: Maple (Rift Sawn)
-Neck Finish: Nitro Lacquer
-Neck Profile: 10/56 "V"
-Neck Thickness at 1st Fret: .880"
-Neck Thickness at 12th Fret: .980"
-Fret Wire: Narrow Tal / 6105
-Fingerboard Material: Maple
-Fingerboard Radius: 9.5"
-Nut: Bone
-Finish Package: Journeyman
-Neck Pickup: Handwound '55/'56 Telecaster single-coil
-Bridge Pickup: Handwound '55/'56 Telecaster single-coil
-Switching: 3-Way
-Hardware Plating: Chrome/Nickel
-Pickguard: '52 Tele Parchment
-Neck Plate: Engraved Limited Edition
-Tuning Machines: Vintage-Style with Fender logo
-Bridge Assembly: Tele '55 to '57
-Case: Fender Custom Shop Strat/Tele in Tweed