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Fender 70th Anniversary Esquire - Lake Placid Blue

Availability: In stock

$1,999.99

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The very first solid-body electric guitar offered by Fender in 1950 was the Esquire. With an elegant single-cutaway silhouette, adjustable 3-saddle bridge and a lone, repurposed lap-steel pickup in the bridge position – the Esquire laid the groundwork for all solidbody electric guitars to follow and foreshadowed its more famous sibling, the Telecaster.

Like the earliest Esquire models, the 70th Anniversary Esquire features a pine body – a lightweight wood known for punchy and complex tone – and upgrades it with our roasting treatment, greatly improving the resonance of the body. Other features include a lacquer finish, thick “U”-shaped neck, Tim Shaw-designed Esquire bridge pickup – inspired by an original ’50 Esquire from Songbirds Museum in Chattanooga, TN - special anniversary neck plate and tweed case.

Production of the 70th Anniversary Esquire will be limited to 2020 only.

Other specifications include:

  • Body Material Roasted Pine
  • Body Finish Gloss Nitrocellulose Lacquer
  • Body Shape Telecaster®
  • Neck Material Maple
  • Neck Finish Gloss Nitrocellulose Lacquer
  • Neck Shape '50 Broadcaster® "U"
  • Scale Length 25.5" (648 mm)
  • Fingerboard Material Maple
  • Fingerboard Radius 7.25" (184.1 mm)
  • Number of Frets 21
  • Fret Size Vintage Tall
  • Nut Material Bone
  • Nut Width 1.650" (42 mm)
  • Position Inlays Black Dot
  • Bridge Pickup Tim Shaw Designed Esquire Bridge Pickup
  • Controls Master Volume, Master Tone
  • Switching 3-Position Blade: Position 1. Bridge (Tone control off), Position 2. Bridge (Tone control on), Position 3. Bridge (Tone control off, preset treble roll-off)
  • Configuration S
  • Bridge 3-Saddle American Vintage Strings-Through-Body Tele® with Solid Barrel Steel Saddles
  • Hardware Finish Nickel/Chrome
  • Tuning Machines Vintage-Style
  • Control Knobs Knurled Dome
  • Strings Fender® USA 250L Nickel Plated Steel (.009-.042 Gauges), PN 0730250403
  • Case/Gig Bag Deluxe Hardshell
  • 6 lbs 12 oz
  • #V2086443


For more information about the Fender 70th Anniversary Esquire, please contact us.

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Serial Number V2086443





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