Fender / Telecaster / 1969 / Blonde / Guitar

Maple neck, very clean, original blonde Telecaster, what more do you need? 

This guitar has quite the look. The original finish is in superb shape and looks to have been well cared for There are small marks and bumps along with minor patches of wear.

The maple neck still has its factory large frets which have plenty of life left in them. There is very little wear to the fretboard. The headstock is in great condition with the logo having escaped any real damage.

The electronics are correct thought are a few solder joint that have been reheated. The pots are dated week 10 of 1966, 1966 pots being present in Fender guitars to the end of the decade. 1M pots were introduced in 1967 along with a treble bleed cap. Solder elsewhere seems consistent with factory soldering. The bridge pickup has been rewound but the neck pickup looks to have survived.

The chrome parts show some corrosion and wear which fits in with the condition of the guitar. 

The guitar comes with a slightly later Fender black tolex case.

Sonically, this guitar has a superbly ‘spanky’ quality with plenty of bite from the bridge pickup as you’d expect. The neck pickup is a perfect foil bringing a warmth to proceedings. The maple neck is comfortable to play and the finish has been sufficiently worn to provide a compliant playing surface.

60's Teles are always a welcome sight here at ATB Guitars and this is a stunning example with a great tone to match. Grab it before it gets away!

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ATB Guitars, UK  

Contact name:
Mike Long
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.

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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.

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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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