AM Vintage 52 Telecaster LH MN Butterscotch Blonde
The American Vintage series introduces an all-new lineup of original-era model year guitars that bring Fender history and heritage to authentic and exciting new life. With key features and pivotal design elements spanning the mid-1950s to the mid-1960s, new American Vintage series instruments delve deep into Fenders rootsexpertly preserving an innovative U.S. guitar-making legacy and vividly demonstrating like never before that Fender not only knows where its going, but also remembers where it came from.The American Vintage Series has long presented some of Fenders best selling guitars their early-80s introduction, in fact, was one of the first signs that Fender was back as the CBS era ended. Today, Fender has boldly cleared the slate to make way for a fresh American Vintage series with new features, new specs and the most meticulous level of vintage accuracy yet. Rather than just replacing the previous models with different ones, weve completely and comprehensively re-imagined the entire vintage-reissue conceptrestoring original tooling dies, voicing new pickups, reformulating vintage colors and morebased on actual vintage guitars we tracked down to make sure we had it right. We did the work, and it shows, because theres pure tonal magic in each new American Vintage instrument.Nowhere is this re-dedication to detail more evident than on the left-handed American Vintage 52 Telecaster, which returns to the fold with body, neck and pickups refined with the best features tones, curves, perimeters, radii and more from a handful of extraordinary 52 Tele specimens we examined. Premium features include an ash body with a singe-ply black pickguard and thin nitrocellulose lacquer finish in lighter Butterscotch Blonde, deep maple neck with U-shaped profile and generously rolled edges, sculpted headstock volute for even more first-position comfort, long-lost recessed-top barrel switch tip, vintage tuner spacing for truly straight string pull over the bone nut, vintage-style bridge with three brass saddles, and knurled chrome domed control knobs.