The Custom Shop 1959 Journeyman Relic Telecaster takes you straight back to the original era of the guitar that started it all. Its lightweight alder body features a Journeyman Relic lacquer finish, which imparts the appearance of years of aging and light use without heavy wear and tear. Pure snap and warmth come from a pair of hand wound 1958 Telecaster pickups with modern 3-way wiring.
Other premium features include a tinted quartersawn maple neck with ’59 Esquire “C”-shaped profile (.790, .970) and 9.5-radius rosewood fingerboard, 6105 frets and bone nut, single ply pickguard and vintage hardware. Includes Custom Shop certificate of authenticity, strap and Custom Shop case. Nice weight at 6 pounds 13 ounces.
Condition: New (relic); Body: Alder, 1-ply pick guard; Neck: One-piece maple with AAA rosewood fretboard, 59 Esquire C carve, 9.5 radius; Nut: 1.650; Color: 3 tone sunburst; Pickups: Handwound 58 Custom Shop; Scale: 25.5; Orientation: Lefthanded (of course)