Fender Custom Shop Relic 1954 tele, Aged Black

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$ 3,500.00 


The 2018 Fender Custom Shop Relic Telecaster combines classic style with modern features. This guitar stems from a distinctive year for the Telecaster, 1954. The Telecaster received a few updates that year, novel steel barrel bridge saddles were joined by a new “U”-shaped quartersawn maple neck profile and single-ply White Eggshell pickguard. Providing the modern playability of a 9.5” radius fingerboard and 6105 frets, Fender Custom Shop has fashioned a tried and true workhorse.

  The ’54 Relic Telecaster sports Fat 50’s Tele wiring, ’55-’57 Tele bridge assembly and vintage-style tuning machines, along with a hand-wound ’51 Nocaster bridge pickup matched to a hand-wound ’51 Loaded Nocaster neck pickup for perfectly balanced tone. Includes deluxe hardshell case, strap and Certificate of Authenticity.

Relic® Lacquer Finish;

2-Piece Select Ash Body;

1-Piece Tinted Quartersawn Maple Neck with 54 "U" Backshape;

9.5" Fingerboard Radius;

21 6105 Frets;

Hand-Wound '51 Nocaster (Bridge);

Hand-Wound Loaded Nocaster (Neck) Pickups;

3-Way Switch; Fat 50's Tele Wiring;

Single-Ply Eggshell Pickguard;

'54-'57 Tele Bridge Assembly with Steel Barrel Saddles;

Vintage-Style Tuning Machines with Fender Logo;

Bone Nut; Disk String Tree; Deluxe Hardshell Case; Strap; Certificate of Authenticity.

Serial Number: CZ535785

Weight: 7 lbs 4 oz