Fender Custom Shop 1957 Telecaster Journeyman Relic White Blonde

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UPC: 885978498772
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About This Guitar

Fender Custom Shop 1957 Telecaster Journeyman Relic - Aged White Blonde - Hand-Wound 55/56 Tele Pickups

Rock ‘n’ roll ruled in 1957. Cars grew fins, the space race got started, and the Fender Telecaster® was en vogue with a brand new look. In transition from the first half of the decade, the 1957 Fender Telecaster now had new features including a translucent white blonde lacquer finish over an ash body, a white pickguard, a one-piece maple neck with a “soft-V” back shape, stainless steel “barrel” saddles and a bridge pickup with staggered pole pieces.

In celebration of this classic Tele®, Fender has recreated the original as closely as possible while adding a few custom player features. The two-piece ash body has a Custom Shop Journeyman Relic® lacquer finish and single-ply “eggshell” pickguard. The one-piece rift-sawn maple neck has a tinted lacquer finish, a custom “soft-V” back shape with a slightly thicker carve toward the first fret, 9.5” fingerboard radius and 21 narrow tall frets. Hand-wound custom shop ’55-’56 pickups are connected to a Fat '50s control assembly for stronger overall tone with a more transparent bloom. Other features include a ’55-’57 bridge with steel “barrel” saddles and vintage-style tuning machines.

WEIGHT 7 lbs 6.1 ozs

Features & Specifications

  • Model - 1957 Telecaster® Journeyman Relic®, Maple Fingerboard, Aged White Blonde
  • Finish - Journeyman Relic® Lacquer
  • Color - Aged White Blonde
  • Body - 2-Piece Select Ash
  • Neck - Rift Sawn Maple - Tinted Nitrocellulose Lacquer - 1957 Soft "V"
  • Fingerboard - Maple
  • Fingerboard Radius - 9.5"
  • Frets - 21, 6105 Narrow Tall
  • Nut - Bone
  • Pickups - Custom Shop Hand-Wound '55/'56 Single-Coil Tele®
  • Pickup Switching - 3-Position Blade: Position 1. Bridge, Position 2. Bridge and Neck, Position 3. Neck
  • Bridge - 3-Saddle American Vintage Strings-Through-Body Tele® with Solid Barrel Steel Saddles
  • Tuning Machines - Vintage Style
  • Case - Deluxe Hardshell