Fender American Vintage 52 Telecaster, Butterscotch Blonde, Maple
The American Vintage 52 Telecaster is part of an all-new lineup of original-era model year guitars that bring Fender history and heritage to authentic and exciting new life. This Telecaster has been refined with the best features (tones, curves, perimeters, radii and more) from a handful of extraordinary 52 Tele® specimens.
- Model Name: American Vintage 52 Telecaster®
- Series: American Vintage
- Colour: Butterscotch Blonde
- Model number: 0110202850
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The American Vintage series introduces an all-new lineup of original-era model year guitars that bring Fender history and heritage to authentic and exciting new life. With key features and pivotal design elements spanning the mid-1950s to the mid-1960s, new American Vintage series instruments delve deep into Fender's roots—expertly preserving an innovative U.S. guitar-making legacy and vividly demonstrating like never before that Fender not only knows where it's going, but also remembers where it came from.
The American Vintage Series has long presented some of Fender's best selling guitars (their early-'80s introduction, in fact, was one of the first signs that Fender was 'back' as the CBS era ended). Today, Fender has boldly cleared the slate to make way for a fresh American Vintage series with new features, new specs and the most meticulous level of vintage accuracy yet. Rather than just replacing the previous models with different ones, they've completely and comprehensively re-imagined the entire vintage-reissue concept—restoring original tooling dies, voicing new pickups, reformulating vintage colours and more—based on actual vintage guitars Fender tracked down to make sure they had it right.
Nowhere is this re-dedication to detail more evident than on the American Vintage '52 Telecaster®, which returns to the fold with body, neck and pickups refined with the best features (tones, curves, perimeters, radii and more) from a handful of extraordinary '52 Tele® specimens they examined. Premium features include an ash body with a singe-ply black pickguard and thin nitrocellulose lacquer finish in lighter Butterscotch Blonde, deep maple neck with 'U'-shaped profile and generously rolled edges, sculpted headstock volute for even more first-position comfort, long-lost recessed-top 'barrel' switch tip, vintage tuner spacing for truly straight string pull over the bone nut, vintage-style bridge with three brass saddles, and knurled chrome domed control knobs.
Fender American Vintage 52 Telecaster Specifications
Body Shape: Telecaster®
Neck Shape: 'U' Shape
Number of Frets: 21
Fret Size: Vintage-Style
Fingerboard Radius: 7.25 inches / 18.41 cm
Neck Material: Maple
Nut Width: 1.650 inch / 42 mm
Scale Length: 25.5 inch / 64.8 cm
Truss Rods: Vintage-Style Heel Adjust
Pickup Configuration: S/S
Bridge Pickup: American Vintage 52 Tele® Single-Coil
Neck Pickup: American Vintage 52 Tele® Single-Coil
Pickup Switching: 3-Position Blade: Position 1. Bridge Pickup, Position 2. Bridge and Neck Pickups, Position 3. Neck Pickup
Controls: Master Volume, Master Tone
Hardware Finish: Chrome
Bridge: Original Vintage Tele® Bridge with 3 Brass Saddles
String Nut: Bone
Tuning Machines: Single Line 'Fender Deluxe' Vintage Style
Switch Tips: Barrel Style
Strings: Fender® USA 250R NPS, (.010-.046 Gauges)
Unique Features: Slightly lighter Butterscotch Blonde finish, Large maple neck with re-sculpted U-shaped profile and comfortably rolled edges, All-new pickups wound to period-correct specs and sound, 'Barrel' switch tip and knurled chrome domed control knobs
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