For players who want the style and sound of Fender’s golden era, we created the Vintera ‘50s Telecaster. Equipped with the coveted features that defined the decade—including period-accurate neck profile and playing feel, along with re-voiced pickups—this guitar has all of the bite and twang that made the Telecaster a legend. For authentic, vintage-style tone Fender recreated their favorite set of ‘50s Telecaster pickups. Twangy and articulate, they have the crisp, snarling sound that put Fender on the musical map. The thick, fat-shouldered “Early 50s U”-shaped neck has a 7.25”-radius maple fingerboard with 21 vintage-style frets for classic playing feel. A vintage-style Tele® bridge with three brass barrel saddles gives this Telecaster it’s characteristic twang, while vintage-style tuning machines provide original-era aesthetics, rock-solid performance and tuning stability. Other features include vintage-style strap buttons, chrome hardware and four-bolt neck plate.
Cosmetic Condition: Excellent overall condition. This Tele has a few minor surface scratches that only show in direct light. Plus, it comes with fresh strings and low action, courtesy of Cream City Music's signature setup.
Neck: Maple early '50s "U" shaped neck with maple fingerboard, 7.25" radius, 21 Vintage frets, and black dot inlays.
Body: Alder body with Fiesta Red finish. 3-Saddle American Vintage Strings-Through-Body Tele bridge, nickel/chrome hardware, and 1-ply white pickguard.
Electronics: 2 Vintage-Style '50s Single-Coil Tele pickups with 3-position blade switching, Master Volume, and Master Tone knobs.
Case: Original Fender gig bag included.
Weight: 8 lbs. 2 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.