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Fender Custom Shop 52 Telecaster Heavy Relic

Regular price $5,200.00 USD
Regular price Sale price $5,200.00 USD
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Experience history with the Fender Custom Shop’s 1952 Telecaster, designed with brilliant attention to detail to faithfully recreate the timeless essence of the Tele that started it all. The hand-selected 2-piece ash body paired with a solid 1-piece, rift-sawn maple neck captures the aesthetic and tonal elegance of this founding Fender. The classic comfort of the ’57-style soft “V” neck profile is topped with 21 narrow-tall frets, providing thumb-over players with a vintage 7.25–9.5-inch compound-radius. Era-accurate tones are easily achieved, thanks to the Custom Shop’s hand-wound ’50/’51 Blackguard pickups, which are outfitted with ’51 Modified Nocaster wiring. Vintage flares range from the tuning machines, the bone nut, and the disk string tree, all the way down to the ’51-’54 brass barrel saddles in the bridge. It all equates to a timeless Tele that isn’t just for show!


Body Finish: Heavy Relic Lacquer Finish
Body Material:  2-Piece Select Ash Body
Bridge Pickup:    Custom Shop Hand-Wound '50-'51 Blackguard Tele® Pickups
Neck Pickup:    Custom Shop Hand-Wound '50-'51 Blackguard Tele® Pickups
Controls: 1 Volume, 1 Tone Knobs: Knurled Nickel
Fingerboard Radius: 7.25" to 9.5" Vintage Compound Radius
Fret Size: 6105
Hardware Finish: Nickel Bridge:  '51-'54 Tele Bridge with Brass Barrel Saddles
Neck Finish: Heavy Relic Lacquer
Neck Material:  1-Piece Rift Sawn Maple Neck
Neck Shape:   '57 Style Soft "V" Number of Frets: 21
Nut Material: Bone
Nut Width: 1.650" (42 mm)
Position Inlays: Dot Pickguard: Single-Ply Black Phenolic Pickguard
Switching: 3-way,  51 Modified Nocaster® Wiring with Bridge/Neck Blend
Tuning Machines: Vintage-Style Tuning Machines
Included Accessories:  Deluxe Hardshell Case; Certificate of Authenticity.