This beautiful 57 Tele has an 8/57 body that had been painted over black but subsequently had the over-paint removed. There are still traces of the black overpaint in the cavities and on the guitar. We were advised that the remaining finish on the guitar was likely original but have no way to verify so we've priced this tele accordingly. We've blacklit the body (see pictures attached) and it glows quite a bit as you can see; but we leave it to you to judge for yourselves. Neck is dated 4-57 and is all original with possibly of an old overspray. Pots, one cap (other is a repro), switch, bridge, pickguard (with crack in corner), number plate and tuners all correct. Pickups are both late 1950's original wind, staggered pole with south polarity. wires are extended for ease of working on the guitar but will fit without extensions - but would be tight. Comes in a later Fender case; will include a 1957 painted red tweed case for an additional $1,000.

Listed5 months 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
  • Telecaster
  • Blond That Had Overpaint Removed
  • 1957
Made In
  • United States
Pickup Configuration
  • SS
Right / Left Handed
  • Right Handed
Fretboard Material
  • Maple
Product Family
  • Fender Telecaster
Number of Strings
  • 6-String
Neck Material
  • Maple
Offset Body
  • No
Wood Top Style
  • Plain
Body Type
  • Solid Body
Model Family
  • Fender Telecaster
Bridge/Tailpiece Type
  • String-Through
  • Fender Vintage Pre-CBS Era
Finish Features
  • Refinished
Scale Length
  • 25.5"
Fretboard Radius
  • 7.25"
Body Shape
  • T-Style
Color Family
  • Yellow
Neck Construction
  • Bolt-On
Number of Frets
  • 21

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Wilton, CT, United States
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