Fender / Custom Telecaster / 1967 / Sunburst / Guitar

A workhorse in Sunday best, the 1967 Fender Custom Telecaster.

This guitar is fine example though the mid-60’s fender three tone sunburst is more like a two tone. The red mid tone has all but completely disappeared from the guitar save a section under the pick guard and a small section on the back. This gives this guitar a very cool and unique hue we think. Other than this there is very little wear on the body and its in remarkable condition. 

The neck is in good shape. The lacquer has worn comfortably on the both sides of the neck and it is dent free . The fretboard is in great shape and the frets have plenty of life left in them. The headstock is in great shape too with the decal being undamaged.

The hardware shows little sign of use. The ashtray cover has certainly been on this guitar a lot as is evident by the lack corrosion on the saddles. Elsewhere the chrome is in good shape.

The electronics have been modified at some stage to post ‘67 configuration though the capacitor has been left attached to the volume pot so could be rewired if you so desire. When considering the dates on the neck and pots, August 1967 and week 42 of 1966, this must be one of the last few telecasters to be wired with the infamous woof tone before Fender changed the scheme completely in the Autumn of 1967.

The guitar comes with its correct black Tolex hardshell case which is in very nice shape.

This guitar certainly delivers the classic tones tele tones, smoother neck pickup with a bitey bridge sound and nice blend when combinded. The neck is comfortable and sleek.

At once simple and versatile, the telecaster should feature in everyones guitar journey at some stage. The Custom brings an extra level of sophistication to the design.

Instrument sold

ATB Guitars, UK  

Contact name:
Mike Long
Vintage Gibson, Fender and Martin from 1940's-1970's
Opening hours:
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Hello we’re ATB Guitars.

We are one of Europes leading sellers of vintage and rare guitars. We only sell vintage Gibson and Fender electric guitars from 1950 until 1975 and have an extensive inventory to browse in our bricks and mortar store in Cheltenham, UK or in our online web store.

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All prices are in UK GBP £ Sterling. Payment can be made by Paypal, bank transfer, cash, or money order cashiers cheque etc. 

Should you not be absolutely delighted with your purchase you may return it to Cheltenham, at your own expense, within 7 days from the date of delivery for a full refund. The item must not have been altered or tampered with in any way, and it must arrive in the same condition as it left us.

Postage and shipping:

We ship within the UK by Royal Mail Recorded (small items under 2Kg), TNT or UPS and Worldwide by Royal Mail Airmail Signed For (small under 2Kg) Parcelforce, UPS or FedEx. All shipping prices include expert packing, cartons and packing materials but not insurance which is typically around 2% of items value. Currently approx shipping rates for a single guitar are as follows:

UK excluding Northern Ireland and Highlands £29
Most of mainland Europe £49
U.S.A. £129
Asia £149 - £190
Rest of World including S. America £149 - £275


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