The Fender Custom Shop 1951 Heavy Relic Telecaster is an authentic evocation of Fender’s first workhorse guitar, with upgraded features for modern playability. Its lightweight ash body features a Heavy Relic lacquer finish that imparts the look of long years of use and abuse. Time-honored Telecaster snap comes from dual hand wound Nocaster pickups with three-way switching and vintage wiring (NoCaster wiring with blend pot).

Other premium features include a tinted maple neck with a Nocaster “U”-shaped profile and 9.5”-radius maple fingerboard, 6105 frets and bone nut, single-ply black Bakelite pickguard, vintage bridge with compensated saddles, and vintage Fender-logo tuners. Includes strap, cable, Custom Shop certificate of authenticity and tweed case


Condition: New (heavy relic); Body: Ash, 1-ply black pick guard; Neck: One-piece maple,52 Style U carve, 9.5 radius; Nut: 1.650; Color: faded Nocaster blonde; Pickups: Custom Shop Nocaster; Scale: 25.5; Orientation: Lefthanded (of course)