Rare limited edition 1996 Fender American Standard Telecaster, one of only 1250 made to mark 50 years of Fender. This one was made on 1 September 1996, number 838 of 1250, as stamped on its individual neck plate.
An American Standard, with lovely additional features, including. An antique sunburst flame with incredible depth and contour. Gold Commemorative Limited Edition serial numbered neckplate.
Fender Vintage Tele neck pick-up, American Standard bridge pick-up. Lovely C-profile neck, with "skunk-stripe". Original Fender-branded black tolex pink plush-lined case. For full spec details, see bottom of listing.
Never gigged, rare home use, otherwise always cased. Professionally set-up, currently stringed with Ernie Ball Custom 9 - 42 gauge strings.Plays beautifully, classic Tele tones, warmth in the neck setting, bite and twang at the bridge. Small number of light dents, very light pocking to gold hardware, no cracks or chips.
One light scuff to control plate, either side of toggle switch. One light U-shaped scuff on body back. All visible only in natural daylight. Let me know if you want more pictures of any particular part of the guitar. Otherwise, will package up and arrange insured courier.
Key spec details (from my own assessment & measurements). 15 3/4" x 12 5/8" x 1 3/4. Black-edged gold spaghetti logo, below lacquer.
Fender-stamped American Standard tuners, gold-plated. 18 1/2 (to 22nd fret).Black dot inlays at 3rd, 5th, 7th, 9th, 12th (double-dot), 15th, 17th, 19th & 21st frets. 2-piece Alder with Highly Figured Flame Maple Top and Back. Vintage Style Tele Pick-up, gold-plated. American Standard Tele Pick-up, Black. American Standard Bridge, 6 fully adjustable bridge saddles for string-through-body, gold-plated.
Flat Top Knurled knobs, gold-plated. The item "1996 Fender 50th Anniversary US Telecaster Limited Edition, Excellent Condition" is in sale since Saturday, October 10, 2020.
This item is in the category "Musical Instruments\Guitars & Basses\Electric Guitars". The seller is "sonandheir2016" and is located in London. This item can be shipped to United Kingdom.