Cosmetic Condition: Cool vintage vibe with original transparent blonde finish. The guitar has a great look to it with a beautiful patina. There are various nicks, chips, dents & dings; surface scratches, weather checking & light finish wear. Both pickups have good, strong outputs & the guitar has been professionally set up by us so it plays great!
Neck: Semi-chunky & nicely rounded maple neck with skunk stripe. Maple fingerboard with black dot inlays. Original frets show quite a bit of play wear, but still have plenty of life in them. The headstock finish has aged into a mellow caramel color & the decal logos are in great shape. Original chrome F-logo tuners in perfect working condition. 1 9/16" nut width; 25 1/2" scale length. Neck is straight & truss rod is in good working condition. Neck stamp is 3 AUG 71 B.
Body: Solid ash body finished in trans blonde. The finish has aged beautifully & shows of some very nice variegation. String-thru bridge with three adjustable barrel saddles. The string ferrules in the back of the body are new. The original 3-ply white pickguard has aged into a mellow cream color & is free of any cracks or breaks. The guitar weighs 8 lbs 12 oz.
Pickups: Original Tele single coils. Bridge - 5.90K ohms; Neck - 6.93K ohms. Master volume & tone controls with original knurled knobs - both pots date to '66. 3-way selector switch with black "top hat" switch cap. All electronics are in perfect working condition.
Case: Original hardshell case included. The left clasp is missing one of its rivets, but still functions well.
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.