Fender Custom Shop '63 Relic Telecaster 2009 Sonic Blue

Reverb Estimated Used Price Range

  • $1,855$2,225

Starting in 1987, the Fender Custom Shop has produced Fender's highest-end instruments. Many Custom Shop guitars are reissue of classic Fender models and undergo an aging process to more closely replicate authentic vintage instruments. Those bearing the description of "Relic" feature era specific hardware and components, and fabricated dings and scratches.  This Tele, for example, is a reissue of an original '63 with period correct Rosewood fingerboard.

Years of Custom Shop Production: 1987 - present

Body Style: Single cutaway solid-body

Wood Composition: Alder body, Maple neck, Rosewood fingerboard

Design Elements:  Two single-coil pickups, volume and tone controls, 25 1/2-inch scale length, string thur-body

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


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