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Fender Custom Shop '52 Telecaster Heavy Relic Electric Guitar in Black



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    Product Description

    Here at Andertons Music Co. we're fortunate enough to get our hands on various Fender Custom Shop guitars each year, to give you the opportunity to own something truly special and unique! This '52 Telecaster Heavy Relic is a pure, old-school Telecaster at heart — something that traditionalists will simply adore.

    With its worn aesthetics, time-honoured hardware and vintage-style electronics; this premium instrument is an early '50s Telecaster through-and-through. Its Ash body, quarter-sawn Maple neck and '51 Nocaster/Twisted Tele pickups gloriously blend together to deliver that classic Tele "twang". A tweed Fender Custom Shop case is included.

    Key Features

    • 2-Piece Ash Body — Harks back to '50s "Golden Era" Telecasters, giving the instrument a magical and mellow tone with bell-like highs and a forgiving weight.
    • Bolt-On Construction — Produces a snappy note response for an immediate playing experience.
    • Large "C"-Shaped Neck — Chunky profile provides comfortable playability; perfect for vintage Fender aficionados. Finished with nitrocellulose lacquer that's has been artificially worn to give it a familiar and played-in feel.
    • Narrow Tall (6105) Frets — Offer a controllable feel for wide vibrato and pitch-perfect string bends.
    • '51 Nocaster/Twisted Tele Pickups — Period-correct '50s pickups yield an unbelievably authentic, classic tone! '51 Nocaster bridge single-coil is renowned for its potent output and bright attack, while the Twisted Tele neck pickup delivers a warm and rounded tone with lots of mid-range punch.
    • Vintage-Style Tuners — Beautifully-machined tuning machines allow for precise string pitching; featuring Fender logo.



    • Body Material: 2-Piece Ash
    • Body Style: '52 Telecaster
    • Body Finish: Heavy Relic Lacquer
    • Body Colour: Black


    • Neck Material: Quarter-Sawn Maple
    • Neck Finish: Nitrocellulose Lacquer
    • Neck Shape: Large "C"
    • Scale Length: 25.5" (648 mm)
    • Fingerboard Material: Maple
    • Fingerboard Radius: 9.50"
    • Fret Wire: Narrow Tall (6105)
    • Number of Frets: 21
    • Position Inlays: Micarta Black Dot
    • Side Dots: Micarta Black
    • Nut Material: Bone
    • Nut Width: 1.650" (42 mm)
    • Truss Rod: '50s


    • Bridge: Nocaster Gatton-Style
    • Tuning Machines: Vintage-Style
    • Control Knobs: Knurled Chrome
    • Pickguard: White Relic
    • Hardware Finish: Nickel/Chrome


    • Bridge Pickup: Custom Shop '51 Nocaster Single-Coil
    • Neck Pickup: Custom Shop Twisted Tele Single-Coil
    • Controls: Master Volume, Master Tone
    • Switching: 3-Position Blade: Position 1. Bridge, Position 2. Bridge and Neck, Position 3. Neck


    • Strings: .010-.046 Gauges
    • Case/Gig Bag: Fender Custom Shop Strat/Tele Tweed Case
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