Fender Custom Shop Limited 1951 HS Tele, Super Heavy Relic, Faded, Aged 2TS

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$ 4,600.00 


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Combining authentic Fender feel with a favorite player's modification, the Limited Edition '51 HS Tele Relic adds fat, high output sound to the traditional twang of a Tele. The hand-wound '50-'51 "Crushed" Blackguard single-coil bridge pickup is joined by a Seymour Duncan Seth Lover SH-55 humbucking neck pickup for a one-two punch of tone. We customized a dual-stack HS Tele wiring to create the perfect sonic balance between the two, incorporating 250k/500k potentiometers on the volume and tone controls to ensure compatibility. The two-piece off-center ash body wears a Relic flashcoat lacquer finish, giving it the look and feel of a well-loved instrument that's seen many a stage and tour bus.

Sporting a dark tinted Relic flashcoat lacquer finish, the riftsawn maple neck sports a "10/56 V" shaped profile that's ideal for all playing styles. For ultimate comfort and playability, we topped the neck with a 7.25"-9.5" compound-radius fingerboard and 21 50085 medium-vintage frets. The vintage style Nocaster bridge features compensated brass saddles for authentic Fender tone and superior intonation.

Other features include a 3-way pickup switch, single-ply Black phenolic pickguard, vintage-style tuning machines, bone nut and round string tree. Includes deluxe hardshell case, strap and Certificate of Authenticity.

What does "Relic" Mean?  The authentic worn-in wear of a guitar that has experienced many years of regular use in clubs and bars. Marks that tell a story, finish checking all over the body, and scars, dings and dents from bridge to headstock.

Serial #: R108535
Weight: 6 lbs 10 oz

Body Material: 2-Piece Off-Center Seam Ash Body
Body Finish: Flash Coat Relic
Neck/Fingerboard Material: 1 Piece Tinted Rift Sawn Maple
Neck Shape: 10/56 "V" Back-Shape
Scale Length: 25.5"
Radius: 7.25" - 9.5" Compound
Frets: 21
Fret Size: 50085
String Nut: Bone
Nut Width: 1.650"
Neck Plate: 4-Bolt Vintage-Style
Neck Finish: Nitrocellulose Lacquer
Inlays: Micarta, Black
Neck Pickup: Seymour Duncan SH-55 Seth Lover
Bridge Pickup: Custom Shop Handwound '50-'51 "Crushed" Blackguard Tele
Controls: Volume, Tone
Electronics: Dual Stack HS
250/500 Tele Wiring
Bridge: Nocaster Bridge with Compensated Brass Saddles
Tuners: Vintage-Style with Fender Logo
Pickguard: 1-Ply Black Phenolic
Strings: Fender USA, NPS, (.010-.046 Gauges)
Accessories: Deluxe Hardshell Case; Strap; Certificate of Authenticity