Fender 60th Anniversary Telecaster - BGB
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The rich history of Fender guitars begins with the Telecaster, an enduring marvel of form and function; of style and substance. Still elegantly simple after six decades, it is the versatile voice of remarkably diverse and creative players worldwide.
To further distinguish it as a special instrument created for the occasion, the 60th Anniversary Telecaster bears a commemorative chrome neck plate honoring six decades of enduring Fender legacy.
Officially named the Telecaster in February 1951, the world?s first successful solid-body electric guitar turns 60. The Tele? revolutionized guitar playing, changed the sound of music and has become a signature instrument for guitarists worldwide. The 60th Anniversary Telecaster packs more than half a century of classic sound and design into one collectible U.S.-made instrument.
Features include an ash body, tinted maple neck and fretboard with modern 9.5" radius and medium jumbo frets, American Vintage Telecaster single-coil pickups, modern tuners, American Standard bridge with bent steel saddles and stamped brass plate, black pickguard, Blackguard Blonde thin-skin lacquer finish, commemorative neckplate, and Fender/SKB? molded case.
Fender 60th Anniversary Telecaster Features:
Model Name: 60th Anniversary Telecaster?
Series: Limited Anniversary Edition
Color / MSRP* / Part # : Blackguard Blonde 011-6112-768
Body Material: Ash
Body Shape: Telecaster?
Body Finish: 0116112768
Thinskin Lacquer Body Finish
Neck Shape: Modern "C" Shape
Number of Frets: 22
Fret Size: Medium Jumbo
Position Inlays: Black Dot Position Inlays
Fingerboard Radius: 9.5" (24.1 cm)
Neck Finish: Lacquer
Nut Width: 1.685" (42.8 mm)
Scale Length: 25.5" (64.8 cm)
Neck Plate: 4-Bolt Neck Plate with Micro-TiltTM
Truss Rods: Bi-FlexTM Truss Rod System
Truss Rod Nut: 1/8" American Series Nut
Pickup Configuration: S/S
Bridge Pickup: American Standard Tele? Single-Coil Bridge Pickup
Neck Pickup: American Standard Tele? Single-Coil Neck Pickup
Pickup Switching: 3-Position Blade: Position 1. Bridge Pickup, Position 2. Bridge and Neck Pickups, Position 3. Neck Pickup
Special Electronics: No-Load Tone Control
Controls: Master Volume, Master Tone
Hardware Finish: Chrome
Bridge: American Tele with New American Standard Bent Steel Saddles and Stamped Brass Plate
Tuning Machines: Deluxe Staggered Cast/Sealed Tuning Machines
String Nut: Synthetic Bone
Switch Tips: Barrel Style Switch Tip
Truss Rod Wrench: 1/8" Hex (Allen) Wrench
Strings: Fender? USA Super 250L's, NPS (.009-.042 Gauges)
Unique Features: Thinskin Lacquer Finish, Vintage Style Pickups, 60th Anniversary Neckplate, Five-Screw Mounted Brass Bridge Plate for Sonic Stability, Bent Steel Saddles, Tinted Neck, Rolled Fretboard Edges, Staggered Tuning Keys
Case Gig Bags: Molded Rectangular Fender/SKB? Case
Pickguard: 3-Ply Black/White/Black
Included Accessories: Fender/SKB? Case, Cable, Strap, Polishing Cloth
Polishing Cloth: Polishing Cloth Included
Control Knobs: Knurled Chrome