Fender Fender Classic Series 50s Telecaster Lacquer Maple Fingerboard 2-Color Sunburst

Code: Fender Classic Series 50s Telecaster Lacquer Maple Fingerboard 2-Color Sun
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Some players want the original feel, look and sound. The classic series 50s Telecaster captures the debut guitar with a whole host of authentic, unmistakable Telecaster features that transport you back to the very origins of rock and roll, when globally recognised Fender was but a small shop in South California.




The 50s Telecaster is fitted with vintage-style single-coil pickups that produce the classic Fender tone that has defined guitar tones for decades. 




This model sports the classic “C” profile. For those looking for a bit more chunk that the Modern C this profile is more rounded and great for players who like to wrap the their thumb over the top.




With true design and presentation that evokes the Telecaster of the 1950s, this model has a vintage-style 3 saddle bridge.


7.25” Radius 21 vintage-style frets


Paying homage to the original feel of the Telecaster the classic series Tele has a 7.25”radius, which to this day is still a very comfortable, combined with the vintage-style frets for a truly authentic experience




Nitrocellulose Lacquer is a legendary Fender finish. Famed for having superior sonic qualities, thinner and more delicate it lets the wood of the breathe letting the true tone sing through.  As for the appearance the lacquers ages in a unique way that numerous players find attractive



Classic Series 50s Telecaster Lacquer Maple Fingerboard  2-Color Sunburst

Fender revolutionized popular music and guitar playing in the early 1950s with the introduction of the Telecaster guitar. Designed simply, smartly and elegantly, it quickly became a trusted and revered go-to instrument for guitarists everywhere, and it created a new sound for the 1950s and decades to come at the very heart of popular music.The Classic Series '50s Telecaster Lacquer evokes the instrument in the decade of its origin, with an authentic nitrocellulose lacquer finish on its ash body. Other features include a "C"-shaped maple neck, 7.25"-radius maple fingerboard with 21 vintage-style frets and black-dot inlays, dual vintage-style single-coil alnico pickups with three-way switching, single-ply white pickguard, knurled chrome control knobs, vintage-style string-through-body bridge with three chrome “barrel” saddles, and vintage-style tuners. Tweed case included.


  • Model Name: Classic Series '50s Telecaster Lacquer, Maple Fingerboard, 2-Color Sunburst
  • Model #: 0140179703
  • Series: Classic
  • Color: 2-Color Sunburst
  • Body: Ash
  • Body Finish: Gloss Nitrocellulose Lacquer
  • Body Shape: Telecaster
  • Neck Material: Maple
  • Neck Finish: Gloss Nitrocellulose Lacquer
  • Neck Shape: "C" Shape
  • Scale Length: 25.5" (648 mm)
  • Fingerboard: Maple
  • Fingerboard Radius: 7.25" (184.1 mm)
  • Number of Frets: 21
  • Frets Size: Vintage Style
  • String Nut: Synthetic Bone
  • Nut Width: 1.650" (42 mm)
  • Position Inlays: Black Dots
  • Truss Rods: Standard
  • Bridge Pickup: Vintage-Style Single-Coil Tele
  • Neck Pickup: Vintage Style Single-Coil Tele
  • Controls: Master Volume, Master Tone
  • Pickup Switching: 3-Position Blade: Position 1. Bridge Pickup, Position 2. Bridge and Neck Pickups, Position 3. Neck Pickup
  • Pickup Configuration: SS
  • Bridge: 3-Saddle American Vintage Strings-Through-Body Tele with Chrome Barrel Saddles
  • Hardware Finish: Chrome
  • Tuning Machines: Vintage-Style
  • Pickguard: 1-Ply White
  • Control Knobs: Knurled Flat-Top
  • Strings: Fender USA 250R, NPS, (.010-.046 Gauges)
  • Unique Features: "C" Shape Maple Neck, Knurled Chrome Knobs, Synthetic Bone Nut
  • Dimensions: 6.25x17.00x44.00 IN
  • UPC: 885978910557


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