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Artisan Spalted Maple Telecaster®
PRODUCT#: 1521170821
$6,499RRP

With its intricate color pattern and alluringly strong grain, the Artisan Spalted Maple Tele is an eye-catching example of the Fender Custom Shop’s mojo. Equal parts work of art and functional instrument, this guitar lets its exotic mix of roasted maple, spalted maple, roasted AAA birdseye maple and African blackwood do the talking, blazing forth with sonic and visual character.

Two hand-wound Custom Shop 1958 single-coil Telecaster pickups provide authentic vintage-style tone, with all the snarling bite and twang that made the Tele a legend. The neck sports a comfortably speedy “ ’63 C”-shaped profile, capped by a 9.5”-12” compound-radius fingerboard that’s rounded near the nut for comfortable chording, flattening out towards the upper registers for fear-free bending.

Other features include a lightweight two-piece body with nitrocellulose lacquer finish and WLS undercoat, “ ’63 C”-shaped neck profile, 9.5”-12” compound-radius fingerboard, gold RSD bridge, gold hardware, 21 6105 frets, gold anodized pickguard, bone nut and wing string tree. Includes deluxe hardshell case, strap and Certificate of Authenticity.

General

General

Series:

Artisan

COLOUR/RRP/PART#:

Natural
$6,499
1521170821


Body

Body

Body:

Roasted Alder with Spalted Maple Top

Body Finish:

Nitrocellulose Lacquer Over Urethane Finish


Neck

Neck

Fingerboard:

African Blackwood

Fingerboard Radius:

Knurled Dome Gold

Neck Material:

One-Piece Medium-Roast AAA Birdseye Maple

Neck Finish:

Nitrocellulose Lacquer

Neck Shape:

"1963 C"

Scale Length:

25.5" (648 mm)

Number of Frets:

21

Fret Size:

Gold

String Nut:

Bone

Nut Width:

1.650" (42 mm)

Position Inlays:

Vintage Clay Dot


Electronics

Electronics

Bridge Pickup:

Custom Shop Handwound '58 Single-Coil Tele

Neck Pickup:

Custom Shop Handwound '58 Single-Coil Tele

Controls:

Master Volume, Master Tone

Pickup Switching:

3-Position Toggle: Position 1. Bridge Pickup, Position 2. Bridge and Neck Pickups, Position 3. Neck Pickup

Pickup Configuration:

SS


Hardware

Hardware

Pickguard:

1-Ply Gold Anodized Aluminum

Bridge:

RSD Telecaster®

Control Knobs:

Knurled Dome Gold


Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous

Strings:

Fender® USA, NPS, (.010-.046 Gauges)

Included Accessories:

Deluxe Hardshell Case, Strap, Certificate of Authenticity