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2018 54 TELECASTER REL - AWBL
Combining the classic style with modern features, this guitar stems from a distinctive year for the Telecaster®—1954. The Telecaster® received a few updates that year, novel steel barrel bridge saddles were joined by a new “U”-shaped quartersawn maple neck profile and single-ply White Eggshell pickguard. Matchless in look and tone, our ‘54 Relic® is loyal recreation of this classic with its period-correct top hat switch tip and hand-wound pickups. Providing the modern playability of a 9.5”-radius fingerboard with 6105 frets, Fender® Custom Shop has fashioned a tried and true workhorse for today’s nostalgic player.
Combining the best of the past and present, the ’54 Relic® Telecaster® sports Fat 50’s Tele® wiring, ’55-’57 Tele® bridge assembly and vintage-style tuning machines, along with a hand-wound ’51 Nocaster® bridge pickup matched to a hand-wound ’51 Loaded Nocaster® neck pickup for perfectly balanced tone, 3-way switch, bone nut and round string tree.
|Model Name:||1954 Telecaster Relic®, Maple Fingerboard, Aged White Blonde|
|Color:||Aged White Blonde|
|Body Material:||2-Piece Select Ash|
|Body Finish:||Nitrocellulose Lacquer|
|Neck Material:||Quartersawn Maple|
|Neck Shape:||1954 "U"|
|Scale Length:||25.5" (648 mm)|
|Fingerboard Radius:||9.5" (241 mm)|
|Number of Frets:||21|
|Fret Size:||6105 Narrow Jumbo|
|Nut Width:||1.650" (42 mm)|
|Neck Plate:||4-Bolt Vintage-Style|
|Neck Finish:||Nitrocellulose Lacquer|
|Position Inlays:||Micarta Black|
|Bridge Pickup:||Custom Shop Hand-Wound '51 Nocaster® Bridge|
|Neck Pickup:||Custom Shop Hand-Wound Loaded '51 Nocaster|
|Pickup Switching:||3-Position Toggle: Position 1. Bridge Pickup, Position 2. Bridge, Middle and And Neck Pickup, Position 3. Neck Pickup|
|Bridge:||3-Saddle American Vintage Strings-Through-Body Tele® with Solid Barrel Steel Saddles|
|Tuning Machines:||Vintage-Style with Fender Logo|
|Control Knobs:||Knurled Dome|
|Switch Tips:||Top Hat Style|
|Strings:||Fender® USA, NPS, (.010-.046 Gauges)|
Why buy from Melody Music Shop, LLC?
Located in Bloomington, Indiana, Melody Music Shop strives to maintain a diverse, high quality inventory along with exceptional customer service. We carry a wide range of instruments and accessories, including new and used guitars, band and orchestral instruments, pianos, amps, sound systems, and so much more!
With certified technicians on staff and a century + of experience between them all, you can rest assured any instrument you purchase from Melody Music Shop LLC is in the best condition possible! Our ENTIRE STORE is maintained at 50% humidity year round per manufacturer’s stringent requirements. All items will be packaged carefully to ensure their safe arrival. Guitars will have their string tension lowered and packaged to manufacture specs or better. Melody Music Shop LLC guarantees quality products, fast shipping, and top-notch customer service!
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Layaway is an option!
- Layaway items require an initial down payment of 25%.
- Layaway items can be held here for up to 90 days
- A payment of 25% (or more) is due on the 30th, 60th, and 90th day from the
- layaway start date (although payments may be made before the scheduled due date).
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