Japanese made reissues of vintage Fender instruments have long been lauded as some of the highest quality and most vintage spec'd guitars you can buy outside of the Fender Custom Shop. As with many rarer vintage Fender guitars, players have turned to Japanese made Fender guitars to get period correct vintage spec instruments due to their craftmanship and amazing value for money.
This 1994-95 Fender Japan TL-52 Telecaster features a Basswood body with a Maple neck and fingerboard. As a '52 reissue, the neck is full and fat, yet still very playable, and a faithful recreation of an early Fender guitar with its 7.25" radius and vintage sized frets. The Telecaster single coil pickup are original to the instruments and have all the twang and bite of classic Fender pickups. As with all Fender Japan models, this guitar is finished exceptionally, with a vibrant 2 Tone Sunburst and single ply pick guard completing it's 50's look. This guitar also features period correct Kluson style tuners, domed control knobs and a three saddle ashtray bridge.
Condition / Originality:
This guitar is in very good condition and has clearly been well loved and well used over the years, and although it does show some cosmetic signs of play wear, it is internally original and in overall great shape. The frets are in good condition and have plenty of life in them. This guitar also includes a non original hard case.