Fender Vintage Hot Rod '52 Tele Electric Guitar with Case - Butterscotch

  • Brand: Fender
  • Product Code: Vintage Hot Rod '52 Tele
  • Availability: Out Of Stock
  • Condition: Used - Excellent
  • $1,199.99


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The Vintage Hot Rod '52 Telecaster takes the best of old and new Fender craftsmanship to create a fantastic guitar built for the serious player! Visually very accurate to the look of a '52 Telecaster, it has a list of sought-after Custom Shop upgrades to make any Tele player drool. It's got a top-of-the-line thin-skin nitrocellulose lacquer finish that ages quickly and beautifully as well as letting the natural tone of the wood shine. The neck has been streamlined for smooth playability with a satin-finish back, 9.5" fingerboard radius, and medium-jumbo frets. The three brass saddles on the vintage-style Tele bridge are compensated to allow for more accurate intonation. And a Seymour Duncan Vintage Mini-Humbucker at the neck and a custom-wound Tele bridge pickup deliver the hot tones called for in modern music.

The rest of its features are true-blue '52 Tele, like the American Vintage model it's based on: a premium ash body, one-piece maple neck with U-shape profile, Fender/Gotoh vintage-style tuners, a one-ply black pickguard, and chrome hardware.


Features

  • Year: 2008 (see neck date photo)
  • Serial: 51139 (the "patent pending number" stamp in the bridge is the serial number for these guitars)
  • Thin-skin nitrocellulose finish
  • Premium ash body
  • 1-piece maple neck
  • U-shape profile with satin finish on back
  • 9.5" fingerboard radius
  • 21 medium-jumbo frets
  • 25.5" scale length
  • Nut width: 1.650"
  • Chrome hardware
  • Fender/Gotoh vintage-style tuners
  • Vintage-style Tele bridge with 3 compensated brass saddles
  • 1-ply black pickguard
  • Custom Vintage Tele bridge pickup
  • Seymour Duncan Vintage Mini Humbucker neck pickup
  • 3-position blade pickup selector
  • Master volume and tone controls
  • Includes tweed style hardshell case
  • Includes original hang tags, warranty card, etc (shown in photos)


Condition

Excellent Condition; some minor wear from gentle use - two dings on corner of the upper bout where the top meets the side of the guitar, and a ding on the back of the neck around the first fret - major dings are shown in photos. This is a pre-owned guitar and there are signs of use. Please view the pictures carefully and consider them part of the description. 



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Fender Vintage Hot Rod '52 Tele Electric Guitar with Case - Butterscotch