Modern Tele technology blends with vintage looks in a U.S.-made instrument 17-Jan-11
Fender has launched the 60th Anniversary Telecaster Here's what they have to say about it...
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.
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. To further distinguish it as a special instrument created for the occasion, the bears a commemorative chrome neck plate honoring six decades of enduring Fender legacy.
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, and Fender/SKB® molded case. Pricing and Availability: