Fender Telecaster 1952 Blond / Natural

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Shillington, PA, United States
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About This Listing

1952 Telecaster. 
I bought this guitar in the 1970's from a local music store. The store owner thought he would be cute and gouged out the top of the guitar and mounted, very crudely I might add... 2 humbuckers ...and yes, sadly threw some of the original hardware away. 

I rescued it, had a local luthier patch the body with appropriate wood, finished it to "natural". He also refretted the guitar and refinished the neck. 

I reassembled the instrument using available materials and parts and salvaging as much of the original stuff I could. I used brand new Fender pickups from my inventory so they were early to mid seventies pickups. 

Neck - original dating preserved - "6-11-52"
Body - original dating preserved - " T G  6-4-52 "
I have been told that the initials stand for Tadeo Gomez. 
(please see the pictures to verify that I am seeing this correctly)

Pickups : 1970's Fender Tele Pickups - and they sound amazing ! 
Bridge plate : 1970's Fender I believe
Bridge saddles / screws / etc. - Original to instrument

Electronics (switch, pots , caps, etc. ) I believe are all original 
Wiring - see the pics please 
Knobs - Original 
Pickguard - 1970's fender replacement
Case - 1970's New Fender 
Weight - 6.7 lbs 

Please examine the pictures carefully. We have made every effort to show all the details of the instrument and also to describe it as best as we can. Feel free to contact us about any concerns / questions / etc.

We recommend that you come see the item / play it before you buy, you can come to Shillington, Pa. by appointment to check it out. Contact us and we’ll be here for you.

Note .we have set up a "no returns" policy on Reverb. We want to sell things and not have any problems ... we REALLY suggest that you come to us and see the instrument and make sure it is what you want before you purchase so we have no hassles.

Instrument will be carefully and professionally packed in an appropriate carton and shipped, fully insured with tracking and signature required to your door.

If you are outside the 48 continental United States, please contact us to work out details of shipping / etc. before purchasing so we can be sure we get things done correctly etc.

This item is sold As-Described

This item is sold As-Described and cannot be returned unless it arrives in a condition different from how it was described or photographed. Items must be returned in original, as-shipped condition with all original packaging.

Product Specs

Listed2 years ago
ConditionGood (Used)
Good condition items function properly but may exhibit some wear and tear.learn more
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