Fender / Telecaster / 1966 / Blonde / Guitar

You can’t look away can you? 1966 Fender Telecaster in Blonde.

What we have here is terrific example of Leo’s vision. The finish has yellowed when compared to what you see under the pickguard but has remained vibrant, with plenty of signs of a life of gigs well played all over the body.

The neck is in great shape. The fretboard is free of any serious wear with the back having worn comfortably without discolouration as can happen. The frets are a little worn but still have plenty of life left in them. 

The pick guard is still flat and has only shows minute signs of shrinkage. The chrome plating on the hardware still holds most of its sheen, with only minor signs of corrosion. The electronics are correct, and apart from the conversion to post-67 wiring there is no sign that the solder joints have been touched.

The guitar comes with its correct black Tolex hardshell case.

This guitar certainly defines twang. All three pickup positions sound super sweet and balanced, the neck is warm but still holds plenty of clarity, the middle position is great for a smoother sound whilst the bridge pickup lifts us into twang-heaven. All the bite without getting too brittle, there is no way this guitar wouldn’t cut effortlessly through a mix.

We most definitely love these mid-60s white guard Teles, with this one being one of the nicest and also the lightest we’ve seen in a while. 

We love these mid-60s white guard Teles and this one's a killer with looks to match. If you're in the market then this is a must have…

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ATB Guitars, UK  

Contact name:
Mike Long
Brands:
Languages:
English
Specialties:
Vintage Gibson, Fender and Martin from 1940's-1970's
Opening hours:
24 hours

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.

Payment and p/x:

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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