Fender's Rarities Collection brings exceptional pickups, exotic tonewoods, and overall unique designs to its instruments. This Rarities Red Mahogany Top Telecaster boasts an absolutely gorgeous red mahogany top maple top over a two-piece, grain-filled ash body, in an eye-catching Natural finish. It also sports a comfortable "Deep C" shaped one-piece maple neck, with a 9.5" radius maple fingerboard and tall frets for plenty of playing versatility and smooth playability across any style you throw at it. And with this guitar's stellar set of pickups, you get the excellent Custom Shop Twisted Tele single-coil in the neck, and a Vintage-Style single-coil Tele pickup in the bridge for classic Tele tones. Fender’s Rarities Collection is a remarkable roundup of some of their best-playing, best-looking instruments, and the Rarities Red Mahogany Top Telecaster is no different.
Cosmetic Condition: Excellent overall condition. The guitar does have a few minor surface scratches on the body, but is exceptionally clean as a whole. It also comes with fresh strings and low action, courtesy of Cream City Music's signature setup.
Neck: Maple neck with Modern "Deep C" profile, 25.5" scale length, 9.5" radius fingerboard, 22 Narrow Tall frets, and black pearloid dot inlays.
Body: Ash body with Red Mahogany top. Gloss polyurethane finish in natural, 4-ply tortoiseshell pickguard, and gold hardware.
Electronics: Vintage-Style Single-Coil Tele pickup in the birdge and a Custom Shop "Twisted" Single-Coil Tele pickup in the neck. Master Volume, Master Tone, and 3-position blade switching.
Case: Original Fender hardshell case included.
Weight: 7 lbs. 13 oz.
Why We Love Fender
It's hard to find a name more synonymous with guitars than Fender. Ever since Leo Fender burst onto the scene with his now-iconic Telecaster, Fender guitars have found homes in the hands of brand new guitar players and seasoned rock stars. When the headstock says Fender, you know you're getting a quality instrument.