Fender Custom Shop '64 Telecaster Custom Heavy Relic Aged Blue Ice Metallic
The elegantly double-bound Telecaster® Custom was produced from 1959 to 1968. The 1964 Telecaster Custom Heavy Relic brings that period to life again with its parchment body binding, smooth playing feel and authentic original-era sound. The nitrocellulose lacquer finish on the two-piece alder body imparts the broken-in look and feel of a guitar that saw the transition from rock ‘n’ roll to rock.
The tinted quartersawn 2A flame maple neck is stable and comfortable, with a ’60s-era “oval C” profile ideal for any playing style. The round-lam rosewood fingerboard has a 9.5” radius and 21 narrow tall frets for refined and supremely comfortable playing. A pair of hand-wound Twisted Tele® single-coil pickups are tied to modern wiring and a Greasebucket™ tone control circuit, for rolling off highs without adding bass or losing volume. Other features include three-way switch, ’64-’66 bridge with threaded steel saddles, three-ply parchment pickguard, vintage-style tuning machines, bone nut, and “wing” string tree. Includes deluxe hardshell case, strap and certificate of authenticity.
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Weight: 7.4lbsSerial # CZ545645Model Name: 1964 Telecaster® Custom Heavy Relic®, Rosewood Fingerboard, Aged Blue Ice MetallicModel # 9235001156Series: Time MachineCountry Of Origin: USColor: Aged Blue Ice MetallicBody: 2-Piece Select AlderBody Finish: Heavy Relic® LacquerBody Binding: Parchment (double-bound)Neck Material: AA Flame Quartersawn MapleNeck Finish: Nitrocellulose LacquerNeck Tint: MediumNeck Shape: 1960 Oval "C"Scale Length: 25.5" (648 mm)Fingerboard: RosewoodFingerboard Radius: 9.5" (241 mm)Number of Frets: 21Frets Size: Narrow TallString Nut: BoneNut Width: 1.650" (42 mm)Depth at 1st Fret: .810"Depth at 12th Fret: .970"Position Inlays: Micarta WhiteBridge Pickup: Custom Shop Hand-Wound Twisted Tele® Single-CoilNeck Pickup: Custom Shop Hand-Wound Twisted Tele® Single-CoilWiring: Modern with Grease Bucket Tone ControlControls: Master Volume, Master TonePickup Switching: 3-Position Blade: Position 1. Bridge Pickup, Position 2. Bridge and Neck Pickups, Position 3. Neck PickupBridge: 3-Saddle Vintage-Style Strings-Through-Body Tele® with Threaded SaddlesHardware Finish: ChromeTuning Machines: Vintage StylePickguard: 3-Ply ParchmentControl Knobs: Knurled ChromeIncluded Accessories: Deluxe Hardshell Case, Strap, Certificate of Authenticity