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Superb Fender Telecaster from 1973, in very good original condition.

This Tele is built in true lineage to the 60s, comes to us from the time when Fender had resolutely taken the turn of the CBS era, although this model remains largely unchanged in terms of specifications since 1968. The traditional Telecaster was somewhat eclipsed during this period by several new models (Thinline, Custom and Deluxe) equipped with the new Fender humbucking pickups designed by Seth Lover, here we have retained all of the basics: the eternal Blonde finish, two single coil pickups, standard wiring with volume and tone controls and a 3-position switch.

We also note the retention of the 4-screw neck plate (which generally has the preference of Tele aficionados!), the standard Telecaster not having adopted the new 3-screw fixing system with neck-tilt adjustment. The guitar has a relatively light polyester finish considering what was usually standard at the time, just translucent enough to see the wood underneath. It is also nicely aged, and shows some signs of use. We also find a rosewood fingerboard, presented as the standard option in the catalog (the one-piece maple neck is available on special order). The neck profile is very pleasant to the hand, and the instrument is relatively light at 3.8kg.

The guitar is completely original, including its finish, its two pickups and the wiring associated with them. We put in all of the necessary work to refret this guitar, get it set up with a new bone nut, with complete adjustment of its action and intonation in order to ensure its perfect playability.

Sold in a period case.

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