Fender American Original '60s Telecaster

Fender American Original '60s Telecaster

Fender American Original '60s Telecaster

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One of the most versatile guitars ever created, the Telecaster is easily at home in any genre, thanks to its flexible sound, alluring style and smooth playing feel. In 1960, we offered rosewood as the standard fingerboard wood and launched the Telecaster Custom, an elegant model with a double-bound body and 3-ply pickguard. The American Original '60s Telecaster combines period-accurate sound and style from this electrifying decade with modern, fast-playing feel and pickup switching.

The Pure Vintage '64 single-coil Telecaster pickups are as period-correct as possible, from the enamel-coated coil wire to the cloth-covered output wires, fiber bobbins and alnico 5 magnets. The bridge pickup's copper shielding plate adds some zing to your tone, while the pole pieces are staggered for balanced volume between the strings. The mid-'60s "C"-shaped neck profile gracefully fills the fret hand, while the 9.5"-radius round-lam rosewood fingerboard will feel familiar to any player. Other authentic touches include vintage-tall frets, original-era body radii, vintage-style hardware-including three steel saddles-vintage-style hardshell case and a lacquer finish that not only lets the wood "breathe" naturally with resonant tone, it also wears in a distinctively appealing way.

A legendary instrument, the American Original '60s Telecaster is the best way to experience the performance, style and tone that made Fender the foundation of modern music.

 

Alder body with lacquer finish

Two Pure Vintage '64 single-coil Telecaster pickups

Mid-60s "C"-shaped neck profile; 9.5"-radius fingerboard

Vintage-style hardware; Telecaster bridge with three steel saddles

Includes vintage-style hardshell case

 

Features

  • LACQUER FINISH
  • PURE VINTAGE ‘64 PICKUPS
  • “MID-’60s C” NECK SHAPE
  • VINTAGE-ACCURATE BODY AND NECK RADII
  • VINTAGE-CORRECT HARDWARE

General

Model Name
Fender American Original '60s Telecaster®, Rosewood Fingerboard, Burgundy Mist Metallic
Model Number
0110140866
UPC
885978290888
Series
American Original
Color
Burgundy Mist Metallic

Accessories

Case/Gig Bag
Deluxe Black Hardshell (Black Interior)

Body

Body Finish
Gloss Nitrocellulose Lacquer
Body Material
Double Bound Alder
Body Shape
Telecaster®

Neck

Fingerboard Material
Rosewood
Fingerboard Radius
9.5" (241 mm)
Fret Size
Vintage Tall
Neck Finish
Gloss Nitrocellulose Lacquer
Neck Material
Maple
Neck Plate
4-Bolt
Neck Shape
'60s "C"
Number of Frets
21
Nut Material
Bone
Nut Width
1.650" (42 mm)
Position Inlays
White Pearloid Dot - 7mm
Truss Rod
Vintage-Style Heel Adjust
Truss Rod Nut
Vintage-Style Slotted

Electronics

Bridge Pickup
Pure Vintage '64 Gray-Bottom Single-Coil Tele®
Pickup Configuration
SS
Controls
Master Volume, Master Tone
Neck Pickup
Pure Vintage '64 Gray-Bottom Single-Coil Tele®
Pickup Switching
3-Position Blade: Position 1. Bridge Pickup, Position 2. Bridge and Neck Pickups, Position 3. Neck Pickup

Hardware

Bridge
3-Saddle Vintage Style Tele® with Barrel Steel Saddles
Control Knobs
Knurled Flat-Top
Hardware Finish
Nickel/Chrome
Orientation
Right-Hand
Pickguard
3-Ply Eggshell
Tuning Machines
Pure Vintage Single Line "Fender Deluxe"

Miscellaneous

Strings
Fender® USA 250R Nickel Plated Steel (.010-.046 Gauges)