Fender Custom Shop '51 Relic Nocaster 2008 Blonde

Reverb Estimated Used Price Range

  • $2,005$2,635

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 the "Nocaster" from early 1951 when the Tele had no name on its headstock.

Years of Custom Shop Production:
 1987 - present

Body Style: Single cutaway solid-body

Wood Composition: Ash 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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