From its original release, the Telecaster rapidly became a favorite of country, blues and early rock and roll players. It even made a space in heavy metal and jazz, thanks to the incredible versatility of it’s pared-down-to-the-basics design. The American Original ’50s Telecaster captures all that early Fender vibe with period correct hardware and pickups, but adds modern switching and neck radius for an ideal “old-meets-new” sound and playability.
Body wood: Ash
Body finish: Gloss Nitrocellulose
Neck shape: ’52 U
Neck wood: 1-piece Maple
Scale length: 25.5 in.
Truss rod: Yes
Neck finish: Gloss Nitrocellulose
Radius: 9.5 in.
Fret size: Vintage tall
Number of frets: 21
Nut width: 1.65 in. (42 mm) Bone
Neck: Pure Vintage ’52 single-coil Tele
Bridge: Pure Vintage ’52 single-coil Tele