Fender / Telecaster Thinline / 1968 / Natural / Guitar

In 1967 Fender started experimenting with ways to reduce the weight of the Telecaster
and in 1968 they released the Thinline.
Its concept is simple and ingenious, in fact it was designed by Roger Rossmeisl whom had used
the same method on Rickenbacker's Capri guitars in the late 1950s: a chambered body with an added back.

This guitar is from the first year of production and in fully original condition with some normal playing wear.
It features a beautifully grained mahogany body and a maple cap neck.
Complete with original case and pick up cover.

Natural Finish
Mahogany Body
Maple Neck
Pearloid Pickguard
Schaller “F” Tuners
Chrome Bridge Cover
Neck Date - October 1968
Pot Dates - April 1966
Original Black Tolex Case

Condition - Very Good

Instrument sold

Guncotton Guitars, UK  

Contact name:
Clement C-Coulom
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With over 20 years experience in playing, collecting and selling vintage guitars and basses, we are truly passionate about all types of musical instruments.
We understand what makes an instrument playable, collectable, desirable and, crucially, original.
We can offer advice from a player’s, a collector’s and an investor’s point of view.
Ultimately we believe that any instrument, regardless of its value or condition, should be played and we look forward to helping musicians young and old find the instrument that suits them.
We always aim to describe our instruments honestly and to the best of our knowledge.

Guncotton is one of the old names for nitrocellulose,
the type of lacquer widely used by guitar makers during the golden age of production.

We also speak French and Spanish.

All our instruments are available to view and play at our Showroom located on Columbia Road in Shoreditch, London.
Please get in touch if you have any questions about our stock or would like to visit us.


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