Earn 799 loyalty points

Fender Vintera '50s Tele Modified in Daphne Blue

A turbo-charged take on the golden era of the electric guitar

Description
/wcsstore/andertons-cas/images/attributes/glob__page_author/sam-beattie.jpg
Written by

Sam Beattie

Fender’s Vintera range embodies everything that put the iconic guitar company on the map. Channelling the mojo of their finest ‘50s, ‘60s and ‘70s instruments, the Vintera models also boast a surprisingly affordable price point. The ‘50s Telecaster Modified combines first-run Tele specs with Custom Shop pickups for colourful twang and head-turning looks in equal measure.

Fender Vintera Teles - All The Models in One Review!

Body & Neck

It’s a ‘50s Tele – it’s got to be Ash. Balanced, resonant across the board but with a slightly scooped midrange. A Gloss Polyester finish gives the body a wonderful sheen that oozes vintage class.  

The Maple neck has been given the vintage U-shape treatment. A real baseball bat to wrap your hands around, it also really brings out the Tele twang in spectacular fashion.

Electronics & Hardware

While the finish and classic tonewood combo define the ‘50s Tele, the magic is in the word ‘modified’. This model comes loaded with two Custom Shop Tim Shaw-designed pickups; Vintage-Style Single-Coil in the bridge and a "Twisted" Single-Coil in the neck, respectively. You’ll seldom find pickups of this calibre in a guitar at this price point – sizzling tones galore.

A 4-way blade S-1 switch configuration unlocks a whole new palette. You've got out of phase options, as well as both pickups in either series or parallel for hotter output. Vintage-style tuners and the classic 3-saddle American Chrome Barrel saddles complete the picture. This is the definition of classic Tele with a turbocharged sound to boot.

Specifications

Body

  • Body wood: Ash
  • Body finish: Gloss Polyester
  • Body shape: Telecaster

Neck

  • Neck material: Maple
  • Fingerboard radius: 9.5" (241 mm)
  • Fret size: Medium Jumbo
  • Neck finish: Gloss Urethane
  • Neck mounting: 4 bolt
  • Neck profile: Early '50s "U"
  • Number of frets: 21
  • Inlays: Black Dots

Electronics

  • Bridge Pickup: Custom Shop Vintage-Style Single-Coil Tele
  • Neck Pickup: Custom Shop "Twisted" Single-Coil Tele
  • Pickup Switching: 4-Position Blade: Position 1. Bridge Pickup, Position 2. Bridge and Neck Pickups in Parallel, Position 3. Neck Pickup, Position 4. Bridge and Neck Pickups in Series
  • S-1 swtich for out of phase circuitry
  • Controls: Master Volume, Master Tone

Hardware

  • Control knobs: Knurled Flat-Top
  • Hardware finish: Nickel/Chrome
  • Nut material: Synthetic Bone
  • Nut width: 1.650" (42 mm)
  • Pickguard: 1-Ply Black
  • Truss rod: Vintage-Style
  • Tuners: Vintage-Style
Specs
Finance
Reviews
Delivery
£799.00
Inc. VAT

8 In Stock

Order now for delivery to you on Monday, 23 September 2019  

These items may be on display.

Free UK Delivery

Add to Cart

Andertons Music Co. Payment Methods - V12, Mastercard, VISA, Amex, Paypal More ways to pay

Credit & debit cards, Paypal and Instant Finance

Fast & Free UK Delivery

Fast shipping with reputable couriers. Next day & free to most UK postcodes when in stock!

Click And Collect

Just 10% deposit. Pay the rest on collection. No delivery charges. Same price online & in-store!

£10.4 Million Gear In stock

At our store and warehouse, ready to ship direct to you!

Andertons Music Co. Feefo Gold Rating for customer service! Unbeatable Customer Service

Based on independent reviews.

SKU:P+0149862304