Fender Custom Shop 1953 Heavy Relic Telecaster - Wide Fade 2-Color Sunburst

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$ 3,950.00 
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Hearkening back to the exciting period when the Telecaster was a “new-fangled” instrument with surging popularity, the 1953 Heavy Relic Telecaster combines the sound and style of the past with modern features and playability. The lightweight two-piece ash body wears a carefully aged nitrocellulose lacquer finish, giving it the look and feel of a road dog that’s only seen the inside of a case once or twice during its service.

A pair of hand-wound Custom Shop single-coil pickups provides the classic Tele tone - the Twisted Tele neck pickup is joined by a fat-sounding “Broadcaster” bridge pickup for an unbeatable combination. Modern wiring, including a Greasebucket tone circuit that preserves volume when rolling back the tone control, shapes the pickups’ voice.

Weight: 7 lbs 2 oz
Serial#: R16409

Body Material:  2-Piece Lightweight Select Ash
Body Finish:  Nitrocellulose Lacquer
Neck Material:  Quartersawn Maple
Neck Shape:  Early 50's U  (1st Fret: .900" - 12th Fret: .980")
Scale Length:  25.5"
Radius:  9.5"
Frets:  21
Fret Size:  6100 Jumbo
String Nut:  Bone
Nut Width:  1.650"
Neck Plate:  4-Bolt Vintage-Style
Neck Finish:  Nitrocellulose Lacquer
Fingerboard:  1-Piece Quartersawn Maple Neck
Inlays:  Micarta Black
Bridge Pickup: Custom Shop Handwound Original Blackguard Tele® Bridge
Neck Pickup: Custom Shop Handwound "Twisted" Tele® Single-Coil
Controls:  Volume, Tone
Special Electronics:  Modern Tele® Wiring with Greasebucket Tone Circuit
Bridge:  3-Saddle American Vintage w/ Solid Barrel Steel Saddles
Tuners:  Vintage-Style with Fender Logo
Pickguard:  1-Ply Parchment Relic
Control Knobs:  Vintage Chrome
Strings:  Fender® USA, NPS, (.010-.046 Gauges)
Accessories:  Deluxe Hardshell Case; Strap; Certificate of Authenticity