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Fender Custom Shop Exclusive NOS 1960 Telecaster Custom Flame Koa Electric Guitar

SKU 00FCS194
by Fender
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Original price $ 4,500.00 - Original price $ 4,500.00
Original price
$ 4,500.00
$ 4,500.00 - $ 4,500.00
Current price $ 4,500.00

Fender Custom Shop

 Exclusive Flame Koa 1960 Telecaster Custom 

We at Truetone Music are always looking to come up with something you haven't seen before, especially when in partnership with Fender.  For this take on a classic 60's era Tele, we went a step further - going to the Custom Shop in Corona, CA to hand select the wood for a exclusive run of guitars.  We were taken into the wood vault, escorted by Fender's "Wood Czar" to go through their finest collection of wood spreads.  From that, we chose 6 different pieces, for an exclusive run of Tele Customs.  Only 6 will be made, each with a different exotic top.  

This is the final guitar from this run to arrive, and it's obvious that the best was saved for last.  The roasted Alder body body is topped with an unbelieve AAAA Flame Koa top - words can't express how stunning this wood is.  The NOS lacquer finish with an added midas coat makes the wood grain pop out.  We also chose tortoise shell binding to frame the body, which is something rarely even seen.  The final result is something that left us somewhat speechless upon arrival.

Flame Koa is one of the most visually striking woods that you'll see on a guitar, and we hand-picked this piece for the unique grain and tone.  As good as the photos look, we feel that it's even better in person.

Another feature that you'll be sure to notice is the roasted neck, made out of rock-solid quartersawn maple.  The 60's Oval "C" neck shape is super comfortable, and is capped with a beautiful piece of AAA rosewood for the fretboard (sorted to to find the darkest piece on hand).  This guitar has the modern preference of a 9.5" radius and 6105 frets making it easy to play.  

We chose classic '63 Tele pickups give it the vintage sound that is beloved by Tele players everywhere.  The bridge pickup provides punchy mids and hot highs for that classic Tele twang, with staggered pole pieces to even out the inter-string response.  The neck neck pickup provides a warm and creamy tone.  

We haven't seen a Tele with a top like this ever - it's truly stunning.  We picked the coolest looking piece Fender had at the time, which was earmarked specifically for this guitar.  Be sure to check out the included photo of the raw wood.

Come to Club Fender to experience it today, or make it yours right here.  Remember, only one was made, and once it's gone, it's gone for good.

    • Model# 9233002103  
    • Serial # R110450
    • Weight: 7.0 lbs
    • Finish Package: NOS
    • Finish: Nitro Lacquer
    • Color: Natural
    • Body: Roasted Alder
    • Body Top: AAAA Flame Koa
    • Binding: Tortoise Shell
    • Pickguard: Tortoise Shell
    • Neck Pickup: '63 Tele
    • Bridge Pickup: '63 Tele
    • Neck: Roasted Quartersawn Maple
    • Neck Shape: 60's Oval "C"
    • Fretboard: AAA Rosewood (Sort for Dark)
    • Frets: 21
    • Fretwire: 6105
    • Radius: 9.5"
    • Neck Nut Width: 1.650"
    • Neck Thickness at 1st Fret:  .790"
    • Neck Thickness at 12th Fret:  .930"
    • Neck Butt Width: 2.200"
    • Bone Nut
    • Tuners: Vintage
    • String Guide: Vintage
    • Bridge: Vintage '63 Tele
    • Neck Plate: Vintage
    • Switch: 3 Way
    • Wiring: Modern
    • Case: Custom Shop 60's Tele (Brown)