Fender Champion Lap Steel Electric Guitar Circa 1951 (Pre-Owned)
A rare opportunity to pick up a real piece of Fender history, this Champion Lap Steel guitar dates back to about 1951! Fitted with a Telecaster style pickup & controls, it's got a great singing tone with classic Fender twang! Very Good Condition, signs of use with some dings & dents but good for the age.
- Model - Fender Lap Steel
- Colour - Pearloid
- Serial - 1395
- Weight - 5lb 5.7oz
- Year - Circa 1951
- Case - Non-Original Gigbag
- Condition - Excellent
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This Fender Champion is over 60s years old, dating from around 1951.
With a Telecaster style layout, controls are single volume & tone, with the volume in easy reach of the covered bridge, making it easy to perform volume swells. It's fitted with a single Telecaster style, bridge position type pickup which provides a fantastic tone with a snappy attack & zingy treble response!
Please note that some parts on this instrument have been replaced over its considerable life span - the tuning posts/machines & potentiometers are not original & it does not come with its original hardcase.
Guitar is currently tuned & strung as follows
1st: D / 16 plain steel
2nd: B / 18 plain steel
3rd: G / 26 nickel-wound
4th: D / 36 nickel-wound
5th: B / 46 nickel-wound
6th: G / 56 nickel-wound
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All our pre-owned guitars and basses are sold freshly set-up & fully serviced in our state-of-the-art guitar workshop. The pre-sale service includes a 21 point check, including:
• Brand new strings
• Electronic components
• Neck angle and Truss Rod adjustment
• Clean and condition inc. Fretboard
• Saddle/Bridge height, radius, intonation
The Absolute multi point pre sales service & set-up is free with every pre-owned guitar. Also included is a 12 month warranty*. We provide a 7 day no-quibble money back guarantee on all our used instruments, so you can buy with confidence.
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