Vintage 1991 Fender Japan TL71-115 Telecaster - RARE - "Order Made" Ash Body w/ Walnut NITRO Finish & Gold Hardware (‘71 Tele Reissue)

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1991 Fender Japan Telecaster "Order Made"  TL71-115
SN#: L003836
Weight: 7lbs 10.4 oz's
Ash Body w Nitro Finish
Gauge: 9-42
Radius: 7.25"
Action: 4/64- 3/64
Nut Width: 1.67"
Bridge E-e: 2.11"

If there ever was a guitar that encompasses the term MOJO... then this would most certainly be one. It is an absolute pleasure to play and sounds incredible. I have sold so many Tele's that I have literally lost count. This one from the moment I laid eyes on it, I knew it was special. What we have is a super rare 1991 'Custom Order' Japanese Telecaster. It has an ash body with a nitrocellulose Walnut finish that has aged to a cloudy/creamy transparent, light blonde with gold hardware making it a unique and stunning combination. The maple neck and headstock have a walnut nitro finish as well.  This look is reminiscent to the famous late 60s 'Rosewood Telecaster' popularized by the legendary George Harrison, but made of lightweight ash.  It took a little TLC to clean up but after a deep cleaning and professional set up, new life was given to this bad-ass Tele. The frets have plenty of life, it has a comfortable neck, pots and switches all operate smoothly and the pickups have that balance between harmonic richness and bite that Telecasters are famous for... Get ready for plenty of twang and snap with classic chimes bell like tones. This sound is unmistakeable and the playability is spot on for this little tone monster. 

This Tele is oozing with MOJO and vintage charm. The walnut finish has a cloudy appearance from years of rocking out... There are some minor bumps, dings, dents and surface scratches, but they only add to the cool factor of the guitar. Aside from the freshly replaced knobs, the gold hardware exhibits tarnishing consistent with an instrument that has been played for 30 years. All this Tele needs is the perfect partner for the next 30 years of musical adventures. 

It has just been professionally set up and dialed in for optimal playability and tone. It has low action with no buzzing or dead spots and is an absolute joy to play. It has been deep cleaned and detailed. All guitars will arrive looking and playing great. The frets have been dressed/polished and the fingerboard was cleaned. (Unfinished Rosewood and Ebony boards get treated with Fret Doctor - a proprietary all natural oil that is the best on the market) It was professionally set up and has brand new strings, the action was adjusted, the intonation is spot on and it plays excellent. All the electronics work flawlessly.

* Neck is perfectly straight and the truss rod works with no issues

* Intonation is spot-on

* It has been professionally set up with nice low action & new American made strings.

* If needed, the frets will be dressed leveled & crowned

* All frets are polished prior to shipping when they are set up - They will shine like new!

***Please note that international shipping prices listed are minimum quotes in some cases. Certain countries are more expensive and will require additional shipping costs. Express services such as UPS, DHL & FedEx are also available, Please contact me for a personalized quote.

About Us

The Guitar Dude is a two time NAMM Top 100 Dealer in the world who has been selling some of the nicest guitars on the planet since 2010. Known for selling the most Killer Flame Top Gibson 1959 Les Pauls Reissues and classic Fender guitars of all eras. I make beautiful guitar porn, please follow me on Facebook, Instagram, & Twitter


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7 day return policy as per Reverb guidelines, BUT intentions of the return must be communicated in writing within 3 day of receiving the guitar as indicated by the tracking. Unless the guitar is not as described, ORIGINAL/RETURN SHIPPING CHARGES WILL NOT BE REFUNDED. The guitar MUST BE RETURNED IN THE EXACT CONDITION it was received or it is subject to a restocking fee. I am not a big chain shop, I hope you understand.


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I offer a super relaxed layaway plan on certain guitars, that can be custom built to fit your budget and needs. It can be extended beyond 30 days in certain situations. If you are interested in a layaway plan, please contact me for full details.

Product Specs

Listed9 days ago
ConditionVery Good (Used)
Very Good items may show a few slight marks or scratches but are fully functional and in overall great shape.learn more
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