2002 Fender Telecaster 50 Year Anniversary Edition
This guitar is all original, in full working order, and in excellent playing condition with a professional set up. There are a couple of spots on the body of the guitar that show sizable nicks (see pictures). Otherwise, the guitar is in excellent condition. It plays like a dream and sounds amazing. It also comes with original case (in excellent condition) and all the case candy and such.
The 2002 Fender Telecaster 50 Year Anniversary Edition is a beautiful tribute to a timeless icon in the world of electric guitars. Commemorating five decades of innovation and influence (with the Telecaster first produced in 1952), this special edition Telecaster encapsulates Fender’s legacy of craftsmanship and musical prowess. With its classic butterscotch blonde finish, vintage-style pickups, and meticulously recreated details, it pays homage to the original 1952 Telecaster while incorporating modern refinements for contemporary players. The 2002 Anniversary Edition not only celebrates Fender’s rich history but also offers a bridge between the past and present, allowing guitarists to experience the authentic Telecaster sound and feel while embracing the advancements of the 21st century.
Features & Specs for the Fender Telecaster 50 Year Anniversary Edition
- Body: Alder body construction, faithfully recreating the iconic Telecaster shape with a classic butterscotch blonde finish.
- Neck: Maple neck with a comfortable modern “C” profile, topped with a 21-fret maple fingerboard. The neck carries a vintage-style gloss finish.
- Pickups: Equipped with vintage-style single-coil pickups, delivering that unmistakable Telecaster twang and clarity.
- Electronics: Standard Telecaster wiring with a three-way pickup selector switch, master volume, and master tone controls.
- Bridge: Classic Telecaster bridge with three brass saddles for enhanced sustain and intonation adjustment.
- Hardware: Chrome hardware, including vintage-style tuning machines that add to the guitar’s classic aesthetic.
- Finish: The guitar features a nitrocellulose lacquer finish, adding to the vintage look and allowing the wood to breathe and age gracefully.
- Limited Edition: The 2002 Fender Telecaster 50 Year Anniversary Edition was produced in limited quantities to celebrate the Telecaster’s enduring legacy.
- Accessories: Some editions may include a vintage-style hardshell case, a certificate of authenticity, and special commemorative literature.