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Fender Japan Telecaster TL-52-80 Vintage Natural

Fender Japan Telecaster TL-52-80 Vintage Natural

Regular price $1,528.00 AUD
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Fender Japan '52 Spec Telecaster, crafted in Japan in vintage natural finish. A faithful  take on the classic '52 T with a lot of features that make it a true player’s tele; stands up against any similar made in the USA tele. 


The 80 in the model number indicates a higher end model: lightweight USA ash body, brass saddles and a pair of USA Texas Special pickups. That all adds up brilliantly in the guitar’s feel and tone; there's a stack of clarity and punch on hand, as well as a singing, open midrange and a crystal clear treble... it'll push a valve amp to a tasty breakup. 


The neck has some nice flame through the maple, it's a very tidy piece. The body is lively and loud  unplugged, you can feel all the notes ringing around as you play. This is a sweet Tele, and it's bonus to score one in such tidy shape; you really can't go wrong here.


Condition: Very minor dings and chips, some rust / build-up in bridge

Playability: Straight neck, some fret wear, action is comfortable, no issues with electronics. 

Model: Fender Telecaster '52 Reissue (TL52-80TX)

Made: Japan

Finish: Vintage Natural

Body: LIghtweight Ash

Neck: One-piece maple

Mods: Aftermarket knobs, replacement pickup selector switch (switchcraft)  and perhaps aftermarket pickup selector tip.

Pickup: Fender USA Texas Special single coils

Weight: 3.5kg

Case: Free gig bag included

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