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Fender Vintera '50s Telecaster - Fiesta Red

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Solidbody Electric Guitar with Alder Body, Maple Neck, Maple Fingerboard, and 2 Single-coil Pickups - Fiesta Red
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Have you dreamed of owning a vintage Tele but felt that it was out of your reach? Stop dreaming and pick up a Fender Vintera '50s Telecaster. It has all the classic features a Tele connoisseur could ask for, including a period-correct U-shaped neck and '50s-style single-coil pickups. The neck is really beefy — it gives you something to wrap your hand around, while its 7.25"-radius fingerboard provides effortless, classic playability And the Tim Shaw–designed pickups serve up the snarling twang that Telecasters are famous for. A 3-saddle bridge with brass barrel saddles, vintage-style tuning machines, knurled dome knobs, and a 1-ply pickguard complete the package with original-era aesthetics. The Vintera '50s Telecaster includes a vintage-tinted neck and vintage-inspired color — it’s almost like playing a carefully preserved classic!

Fender Vintera '50s Telecaster at a Glance:

  • Alder body
  • Two vintage-style ‘50s Tele single-coil pickups
  • “Early ‘50s U”-shaped maple neck; 7.25”-radius fingerboard with 21 vintage-style frets
  • Vintage-style string-through-body Tele bridge with three brass barrel saddles
  • Includes deluxe gig bag

A simple guitar that takes you back to the roots of the Tele

The Vintera '50s Telecaster was designed to take you back to the roots of the original Fender Telecaster — a guitar that hit the market when singing cowboys were electrifying country and western music for the first time. Since then, the Tele has grown beyond its country roots to lend its signature tone to practically every genre of popular music — rock, funk, metal, punk, jazz — you name it. With its vintage-style, 3-saddle bridge, early-'50s U-shaped neck, knurled dome knobs, 1-ply pickguard, and single-coil pickups, the Vintera '50s Telecaster captures the spirit of this timeless guitar perfectly.

    Tim Shaw–designed pickups deliver vintage-style Tele twang

    Twangy and articulate, the Fender Vintera '50s Telecaster comes armed with a killer set of vintage-style, Tim Shaw–designed single-coil pickups. These pups boast Alnico II and III magnets, Formvar-coated wire, and staggered beveled pole pieces — everything you need to reproduce the crisp, snarling sound that made the original Tele so versatile. Whether you're looking for the upper-end spank of modern country or the low-end growl that made the Telecaster a viable rock axe, this guitar delivers.

    The Vintera Series — value-priced, vintage-styled Fenders

    The Vintera Series offers Fender’s most popular models in a myriad of shapes and sizes. These instruments are ideal for players who dig vintage-style Fenders, but feel that American Original and Custom Shop guitars are out of their reach. Vintera Series instruments are available in both Vintage and Modified configurations: Vintage models span the ’50s to the ’70s, with period-correct specifications for each era, while Modified models look like vintage instruments but include modern updates that contemporary guitarists will appreciate. All Vintera Series guitars and basses boast Tim Shaw–designed pickups and are available in a wide array of vintage-inspired colors. The guitarists here at Music Experience have found the Vintera Series to be the perfect introduction to Fender’s iconic lineup of legendary instruments.

    What Fender Says...

    For players who want the style and sound of Fender’s golden era, we created the Vintera ‘50s Telecaster. Equipped with the coveted features that defined the decade—including period-accurate neck profile and playing feel, along with re-voiced pickups—this guitar has all of the bite and twang that made the Telecaster a legend. For authentic, vintage-style tone we recreated our favorite set of ‘50s Telecaster pickups. Twangy and articulate, they have the crisp, snarling sound that put Fender on the musical map. The thick, fat-shouldered “Early 50s U”-shaped neck has a 7.25”-radius maple fingerboard with 21 vintage-style frets for classic playing feel. A vintage-style Tele® bridge with three brass barrel saddles gives this Telecaster it’s characteristic twang, while vintage-style tuning machines provide original-era aesthetics, rock-solid performance and tuning stability. Other features include vintage-style strap buttons, chrome hardware and four-bolt neck plate. Includes deluxe gig bag.

    Alder Body

    A classic Fender tone wood, alder’s sound is balanced with equal doses of lows, mids and highs.

    "Early ‘50s U" Neck Profile

    Fat and comfortable, the “Early ‘50s U”-shaped profile has thick shoulders for authentic feel and tone.

    Revoiced 50s Tele Pickups

    We recreated our favorite set of ‘50s Telecaster pickups. They’re full of the twangy, well-defined tone that made Fender instruments famous.

    Period-Accurate Fingerboard

    Hosting 21 vintage-style frets, the 7.25”-radius fingerboard provides the comfortable playing feel of a vintage instrument.

    Vintage-Style 3-Saddle Bridge

    This Telecaster incorporates a stylishly classic bridge with a rock-solid string-through-body design and three brass “barrel” saddles for authentic tone.

    Vintage-Style Tuning Machines

    These tuning machines offer the look and feel of vintage machines, with the added benefit of enhanced tuning stability

    Fender Vintera '50s Telecaster Solidbody Electric Guitar Features:

    • Telecaster with vintage style, sound, and playability
    • Beefy period-correct U-shaped neck gives you something to wrap your hand around
    • 7.25"-radius maple fingerboard with 21 vintage-style frets supplies classic playing feel
    • '50s-style single-coil pickups serve up snarling Tele twang
    • 3-saddle bridge with brass barrel saddles ensures maximum sustain
    • Vintage-style tuning machines supply rock-solid tuning stability
    • Knurled dome knobs, 1-ply pickguard, vintage-style strap buttons, 4-bolt neck plate
    • Vintage-tinted neck and vintage-inspired color

              Body Type Solidbody
              Body Shape Vintera '50s Telecaster
              Left-/Right-handed Right-handed
              Number of Strings 6
              Body Material Alder
              Body Finish Gloss Polyester
              Color Fiesta Red
              Neck Material Maple
              Neck Shape Early '50s U
              Radius 7.25"
              Fingerboard Material Maple
              Fingerboard Inlay Black Dots
              Number of Frets 21, Vintage
              Scale Length 25.5"
              Nut Width 1.650"
              Nut Material Synthetic Bone
              Bridge/Tailpiece 3-saddle American Vintage Strings-through body
              Tuners Vintage-style
              Neck Pickup Vintage-style '50s Single-coil
              Bridge Pickup Vintage-style '50s Single-coil
              Controls 1 x master volume, 1 x master tone, 3-way blade pickup switch
              Strings Fender NPS, .009-.042
              Case Included Gig Bag
              Manufacturer Part Number 0149852340

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