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Fender American Vintage '52 Telecaster Left-Handed Electric Guitar Butterscotch Blonde (SN:V1635581)


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You are looking at a Fender American Vintage '52 Telecaster Left-Handed Electric Guitar Butterscotch Blonde, serial number V1635581. This is the actual guitar you will receive should you decide to purchase. (6 lbs, 15.1 oz.)

In 1951, Leo Fender introduced the first prototype solidbody instrument, and this game-changing instrument that was soon dubbed as the Telecaster became one of the most iconic and legendary guitars in the world. Before the birth of rock 'n' roll, there was the Telecaster, and this revolutionary instrument truly altered the world of music forever with its creation.

Today, the American Vintage '52 Telecaster brings all the tone, feel, and mojo of Fender's original solidbody Spanish-style guitar that started it all into the hands of today's players. This American-made, vintage-inspired Tele was painstakingly crafted in the image of actual originals that Fender got their hands on, and were built using original tooling and employ all period-correct features & appointments.

Just as the originals, the ash body of the American Vintage '52 Telecaster features a single-ply black pickguard and comes dressed in a light Butterscotch Blonde ultra-thin flash-coat lacquer finish that provides an authentic vintage look while allowing the wood to breathe for a more natural resonance. For that genuine Fender feel and playability, the maple neck is shaped into a chunkier, deeper vintage-correct "U"-shaped profile and carries a maple 'board with a traditional 7.25"-radius and 21 vintage-style frets with comfortably rolled edges. Black dot fretboard inlays, a bone nut, and a vintage-style butt adjust truss rod all enhance the authentic classic Tele vibe. Ensuring the highest levels of vintage correctness, the American Vintage '52 Telecaster features improved neck and body radii accuracy through meticulous examination of the measurements of actual '52 Telecasters.

The American Vintage '52 Telecaster comes equipped with a pair of American Vintage '52 Tele pickups that were carefully researched, crafted, wound, and specially voiced to re-create that sought-after Tele twang and sparkle that helped make the Telecaster the legend that it is today. The pickups are wired through a 3-position pickup selector featuring a period-correct "barrel" switch tip and Master Volume & Tone controls that are capped with accurate knurled/domed chrome knobs.

Other vintage-correct appointments include a chrome-plated 3-saddle American Vintage strings-through-body Tele bridge with brass saddles, single line "Fender Deluxe" vintage-style tuners, and a 4-bolt vintage-style neck plate. Comes complete with an updated Deluxe Vintage Tweed hardshell case, a vintage '21 Tele strap, cable, and cloth, a vintage wiring kit, a '50s Tele information kit, and a bridge cover.

Get your Fender American Vintage '52 Telecaster Left-Handed Electric Guitar Butterscotch Blonde from Sam Ash Direct today. With over nine decades of experience in the music retail business, Sam Ash is dedicated to helping every player and collector find the distinctive instrument that they've been longing for. And remember, your purchase is protected by the security of our 45/60 day return/price protection policy.

Things You Will Get:

  • Left-Handed Electric Guitar
  • Hardshell Case
  • Guitar Strap
  • Cable
  • Cloth
  • Vintage Wiring Kit
  • Information Kit
  • Bridge Cover


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Number Of Frets 21
Scale Length 25.5"
Nut Width 1.650"
Neck Shape "U"
Fingerboard Radius 7.25"
Body Style Telecaster®
Neck Type Bolt On
Neck Wood Maple
Fingerboard Maple
Body Wood Ash
Pickup Configuration S-S
Bridge Pickup American Vintage '52 Single-Coil Tele
Neck Pickup American Vintage '52 Single-Coil Tele
Bridge Type 3-Saddle American Vintage Strings-Through-Body Tele with Brass Saddles
Tuning Machines Single Line "Fender Deluxe" Vintage Style
Orientation Left-Handed
Case/Bag Included Yes
Case Type Hardshell Case
Weight 6 lbs, 15.1 oz.
Series American Vintage
Model American Vintage '52 Telecaster®
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Warranty Info:

Fender Musical Instruments Corporation warrants this Fender brand instrument to be free from defects in materials and workmanship for as long as it is owned by the original retail purchaser, except that pickups, switches, jacks, controls, all other electronic components, tuning machines, hardware, pickguards, plated surfaces, gig bags, cases and case hardware are warranted for a period of one (1) year from the date of original purchase. This warranty applies only to the original retail purchaser when this instrument is purchased from an Authorized Fender Dealer and is subject to the limitations set forth herein. IMPORTANT: PLEASE RETAIN YOUR ORIGINAL SALES RECEIPT, AS IT IS YOUR PROOF OF PURCHASE VALIDATING THIS LIMITED WARRANTY.

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