Elegant exotic figuring and classic Fender tone combine in the Artisan Maple Burl Tele Thinline, a stunning instrument with astounding aesthetic appointments. The rich-sounding two-piece Fiji mahogany body is topped by a 4A Flame Maple Burl top that swirls with texture that’s unique to each guitar. Crafted from 3A Birdseye maple, the “ ’63 C”-shaped neck is ideal for any playing style, and the 9.5”-radius African blackwood fingerboard sports 21 player-friendly 6105 frets. The hand-wound ’51 Loaded Nocaster® bridge pickup is matched with a hand-wound ’51 Open Loaded Nocaster neck pickup and Fat ‘50s wiring for classic Fender Tele tone that snarls and sings. Tortoiseshell binding and herringbone purfling on the top complete the package,
Other features include 3-way switch, 1-ply Tortoiseshell pickguard, ’58-’63 Tele bridge with RSD brass saddles, vintage-style tuning machines with rare Tortoiseshell buttons, bone nut and wing string tree. Includes strap, deluxe hardshell case and Cartificate of Authenticity.