Vintage Custom '59 Esquire®

Vintage Custom '59 Esquire® Time Capsule Package, Maple Neck, Faded Natural Blonde

Model Number: 9235001544

$6,349.00 RRP
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There are few guitars as formidable as the Esquire, a stripped-down workingman’s instrument that will chisel through any mix. And the simplicity of having just one pickup gives the guitar an extra edge of character that only Esquire players know about and that lets players create tones and sounds strictly based on inflections of the hands. The Vintage Custom ’59 Esquire features a two-piece select ash body and rift-sawn maple neck with a fat 1959 “D” profile, vintage compound-radius fingerboard (7.25”- 9.5”) and 21 medium vintage frets.

A hand-wound ’58 Tele bridge pickup is wired to a vintage Esquire control assembly with a three-position blade switch. Other features include a single-ply parchment pickguard, ’59 Esquire bridge assembly, vintage-style tuning machines, bone nut and single wing string tree with metal spacer. Available in Faded Aged Sonic Blue and Chocolate Three-Color Sunburst finishes. Includes deluxe hardshell case, strap and certificate of authenticity.

  • General
    Model Number 9235001544
    Series Vintage Custom
    Color Faded Natural Blonde
    Orientation Right-Hand
  • Body
    Body Finish Lacquer
    Body Shape Esquire®
    Body Material 2-Piece Select Ash
  • Neck
    Neck Material 1-Piece Rift Sawn Maple
    Neck Finish Nitrocellulose Lacquer
    Neck Shape 1959 "D"
    Neck Binding None
    Fingerboard Radius 7.25" to 9.5" Vintage Compound Radius (184 mm to 241 mm)
    Fingerboard Material 1-Piece Maple
    Number of Frets 21
    Fret Size Medium Vintage (47095)
    Nut Width 1.650" (42 mm)
    Position Inlays Micarta Black Dot
  • Hardware
    Bridge 3-Saddle Vintage Style Tele® with Threaded Steel Saddles
    Tuning Machines Vintage-Style
    Pickguard 1-Ply Parchment
    Control Knobs Knurled Chrome
  • Electronics
    Bridge Pickup Custom Shop Hand-Wound '58 Single-Coil Tele®
    Neck Pickup N/A
    Controls Volume, Tone
    Switching 3-Position Blade: Position 1. Bridge (Tone control off), Position 2. Bridge (Tone control on), Position 3. Bridge (Tone control off, preset treble roll-off)
    Configuration SSS