1951 Fender Telecaster

First Year Blackguard Telecaster


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First year Fender Telecaster made in October/November 1951.

Perfect Silver Spaghetti logo, Round String Tree, Kluson Tuners. Original Pots, Switch, Knobs and Tip.

Solid Ash Body with Butterscotch Finish, Single Ply Black Guard, Maple neck, Adjustable Rod.

Original Pickups with original solder. Removal of dark circuit with newer cap installed for ‘normal’ Telecaster configuration. Replaced nut.

Collectors of vintage Fender Telecaster guitars would view the 1951 model as a standout piece.

Body:Solid Ash Body with Butterscotch Finish
Weight:7lbs 6oz
Modifications & Repairs:Dark circuit removed
Case: Late 50’s Tweed Case with original Ashtray Bridge Cover
Neck:Single Piece Maple with Walnut Back Stripe
Markers:Black Dots

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