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Used Fender Custom Shop ’59 Esquire Closet Classic Time Machine Series CofA OHSC

$ 2,599.99

The Fender Esquire is considered by some, to be the best electric giuitar model ever made. 

This one is no exception to that thinking, and those who think that might be quite correct. This ’59 reissue of this classic instrument, is a Fender Custom Shop instrument, and is an amazing guitar. Great tone to it, and an amazing feel as well. 

Great crystal clear sound and tone, even balance of bass to treble all the way across the frequency spectrum.

The neck profile is a nice chunky 50’s profile, without being excessively large and cumbersome. As an added bonus with this guitar, the previous owner went ahead and installed a neck pickup in the existing factory stock neck pickup chamber. The pickup is under there pickguard (please see pics)  as the previous owner did not want to hack up the original pickguard. It plays and functions very well, and the pickguard over the neck pickup does not really inhibit the sound of it at all. 

The natural grain of the ash body is seen through the beautiful translucent blonde nitro finish. It has been rewired to accommodate the neck pickup, and is now wired Telecaster style, with the tone knob active for both pickups and the volume for both as well.It includes the tweed OHSC, C of A from Fender, bridge cover, wiring diagram, sticker, and manual.





Model Name: ‘59 Esquire® Closet Classic  10/7/2003

Model Number: 015-3102-(Color#)

Series: Time MachineTM Series

Body: Premium Ash

Neck: 1-Piece Maple Neck, Late ‘50s “C” Shape,

(Nitrocellulose Lacquer Finish)

Fingerboard: Maple, 7.25” Radius (184mm)

No. of Frets: 21 Vintage Style Frets

Scale Length: 25.5” (648 mm)

Width @ Nut: 1.650” (42 mm)

Hardware: Nickel/Chrome

Machine Heads: Fender®/Gotoh® Vintage Style Tuning Machines

Bridge: Vintage Style Top-load Tele Bridge with Three 3 Threaded Steel  Saddles

Pickguard: 1-Ply 

Pickups: 1 Vintage Tele Single-Coil Bridge Pickup one neck pickup

Pickup Switching:  3-Position Blade:


Controls: Volume, Tone

Color: (807) Vintage Blonde,

(Nitrocellulose Lacquer Finish)

Other Features: Built as if bought new in its respective year and played a few times a year and then put carefully away. Has a few small dings, checked finish, oxidized hardware and aged plastic parts.

Source: U.S. Fender Custom Shop

Accessories: Vintage Tweed Case (Gold Interior),