Fender Classic Series '72 Telecaster Thinline 2000s Standard

Reverb Estimated Used Price Range

  • $445$605

The Thinline Telecaster was introduced in 1968 as the result of an attempt by Fender to offer a lighter-weight Telecaster option. Fender designers started by adding chambering to the body, and later added a stylish F-hole to highlight the new concept. Starting in 1999, a Mexican-made version of this guitar has been produced as the Classic Series '72 Telecaster Thinline.

Wood Composition: semi-hollow Ash body, Maple neck, Maple fretboard

Number of frets: 21 vintage style frets

PIckups: dual Fender "Wide Range" Humbucking pickups

Other Features: "U" shape neck, Schaller vintage "F" tuners, three-position blade pickup selector, master volume and tone knobs, 25.5" scale

Finishes: Sunburst, Natural

Years of Production: 1999 - present

Notable Tele Players: Keith Richards, Merle Haggard, Johnny Greenwood, James Burton  


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