Fender s American Vintage 69 Telecaster Thinline guitar authentically captures one of the most experimental evolutionary steps in the long and colorful history of the Telecaster. In 1969, the hollowed-out and lightweight Thinline was the first of three major Telecaster design revisions of the late- 60s/early- 70s era, and players prized it for its own distinctive tone.
The American Vintage 69 Telecaster Thinline features period correct late- 60s details such as a top hat pickup switch tip and vintage-style F tuners. Other features include a semi-hollow mahogany body with f hole and gloss lacquer finish; C-shape maple neck with gloss lacquer finish, standard four-bolt neck plate and vintage-style truss rod system; maple fingerboard with 7.25" radius and 21 vintage-style frets; American Vintage Telecaster single-coil neck and bridge pickups with three-position switching; four-ply white pearloid pickguard; vintage-style three-saddle strings-through-body Telecaster bridge; knurled chrome knobs and chrome hardware. Accessories include black Tolex case, polish cloth, 8 cable, strap, bridge cover and six-saddle replacement bridge
Body Shape: Telecaster
Body Finish: Gloss Lacquer
F-Holes/Soundholes: "F" Hole
Neck Shape: Modern "C" Shape
Number of Frets: 21
Fret Size: Vintage Style Frets
Position Inlays: Black Dot Position Inlays
Fretboard Radius: 7.25" (18.41 cm)
Neck Material: Maple
Neck Finish: Gloss Lacquer
Nut Width: 1.650 (42 mm)
Scale Length: 25.5" (64.8 cm)
Neck Plate: Standard 4 Bolt
Truss Rods: Vintage Style Truss Rod System
Bridge Pickup: American Vintage Tele Single-Coil Bridge Pickup
Neck Pickup: American Vintage Tele Single-Coil Neck Pickup
Pickup Switching: 3-Position Blade:
Position 1. Bridge Pickup
Position 2. Bridge and Neck Pickups
Position 3. Neck Pickup
Controls: Master Volume, Tone 1. (Neck Pickup), Tone 2. (Bridge Pickup)
Bridge: Vintage Style 3-Saddle Strings-Thru-Body Tele Bridge
Tuning Machines: Vintage "F" Style Tuning Machines
String Nut: Synthetic Bone
Switch Tip: "Top Hat" Style Switch Tip
Strings: Fender USA, NPS, (.010-.046 Gauges)
Unique Features: F Hole, "Top Hat" Style Switch Tip, "F" Style Tuning Machines
Pickguard: 4-Ply Pearloid
Included Accessories: Polish Cloth, 8' Cable, Strap, Bridge Cover, Six-Saddle Bridge
Control Knobs: Knurled Chrome
ALL CUSTOM PICKGUARDS, WIRING HARNESSES, GUITARS, AND CONTROL PLATES ARE MADE TO ORDER AND WILL TAKE A COUPLE OF DAYS TO COMPLETE.
If you are not satisfied with a product, you may return it for a refund, store credit, or you may want to exchange it for another product. Returned products will be refunded the sale price indicated on your sales receipt minus shipping costs and any restocking fees (if applicable). If your purchase qualified for Sigler Music's Free Shipping Promotion, the actual shipping cost will be subtracted from your final refund/credit. Please note, if you decide to return an instrument but keep the bundled accessories, your refund will be reduced by the regular advertised price of the non-returned items.
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- Products must be returned in the manufacturer's original package and internal packaging. Accessories, software and manuals MUST be included. Incomplete returns may be refused or subject to a re-stocking fee. (minimum 25% of the purchase price)
- Pack your return securely and insure it. Put the RMA number on the shipping label. Packages without a valid RMA number posted will be refused and returned.
- Returned product should be in "new" condition. Returned product that shows wear or abuse will either be refused or subject to a restocking fee. (minimum 25%)
- Please do not write on the original manufacturer’s box.
- Returns should be received within 14 days of the date the RMA was issued. Allow 10 days for refund to be administered after we have received the return.
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