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Fender 60th Anniversary 1962 Telecaster Electric Guitar
The Telecaster electric guitar series was actually introduced in 1951 introduction. It was truly a revolutionary instrument that enabled the rise of the music we have grown with and loved and is now a great part of the whole world's musical heritage and a symbol of a uniting force that attracts the heart of the global population. This guitar helped bring in epochal milestones of musical innovation and excitement. Six decades after, the year in 2011, Fender created a archetypal electric guitar with a long and storied history where legends are born. The proud and very rich history of Fender guitars starts with the Telecaster. Fender is celebrating its 60th anniversary by releasing 12 very special "Tele-bration" models that stay inside the Telecaster's famously elegant lines while offering the finest and most unusual takes on the instrument's past, present and future.
After the Telecaster made a name for itself during the decade of the 50's, Fender released a new version that showcased a bound body-the Telecaster Custom-during the early 1960s. This Telecaster version, the '62 Telecaster is the Fender 60th Anniversary 1962 Telecaster Electric Guitar that pays striking homage to that guitar. The guitar is adorned with an Olympic White lacquer finish, black binding and white pearloid block inlays on a rosewood fretboard with chrome hardware used on its control knobs. The Fender 60th Anniversary 1962 Telecaster Electric Guitar is made of elegant but durable Alder in typical Fender Telecaster shape. The body and neck finish has an attractive lacquer finish and its rosewood fretboard (7.25" or 18.41 cm) has 21, Vintage Style Frets.
The rosewood fretboard of the Fender 60th Anniversary 1962 Telecaster Electric Guitar has White Pearloid Block Position Inlays and a nut width dimension measuring 42 mm. The guitar is fitted with the trademark Vintage Style Truss Rod. Pickups include a '62 Tele Custom Single-Coil Pickup (Bridge) and '62 Tele Custom Single-Coil Pickup (Neck). Other outstanding features include the guitar's Master Volume, Master Tone. The bridge is of the 62 Telecaster Original Vintage Style Tele Bridge with 3 Threaded Steel Saddles. The pickguard is composed of a 3-Ply Black/White/Black (8-Hole) and the strings used on this guitar are of the Fender USA 250L, NPS, (.009-.042 Gauges).
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