Here’s a limited edition Fender Custom Shop lightly reliced 60 Tele, in a seldom seen candy tangerine metallic finish, 9.5 radius neck with rosewood fretboard and handwound 58 Tele pickups. Note that the lighting used for the photos tends to emphasize the checking on metallic finishes, see the full body shot for a better idea of how the guitar looks in natural lighting. Tone for days. Fender sez:
The 1960 Telecaster Relic is a faithful recreation of the revered turn-of-the-decade original in all its worn-in glory, built for players who prize a rare glimpse into Telecaster evolution with a few seamless streamlined improvements for a paramount playing experience. The two-piece alder body wears a light Journeyman Relic lacquer finish. A double-A flame quarter-sawn maple neck features a ’60-style “oval C” profile (.790/.930), topped by a 9.5”-radius 9mm flat lam rosewood fingerboard with 21 narrow tall 6105 frets for comfort and optimum play.
Hand-wound ’58 Tele pickups are wound to spec and connected to a three-way switch and modern Tele wiring. Other features include a single-ply 8-hole parchment pickguard, 1960 Tele bridge with threaded steel saddles, vintage-style tuning machines, bone nut and wing string tree. Also includes deluxe hardshell case and certificate of authenticity.
Condition: New, light relic; Body: Alder; Neck: Quartersawn AA maple, 60-style oval C profile, 9.5 radius; Nut: 1.650; Color: candy tangerine; Pickups: handwound 58 Tele; Scale: 25.5; Orientation: Lefthanded (of course)