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Fender Custom Shop Limited Edition CuNiFe Telecaster Custom Heavy Relic – Aged Vintage White over 3-Tone Sunburst

Serial Number: R131630
Weight: 7 lbs 12 oz

Developed by Seth Lover, who joined Fender in 1971, the “cunife” pickup features a two-coil humbucking design that uses 12 cunife screws connected on the bottom by a steel plate. Cunife is an alloy named for its three constituent metals—copper (Cu), nickel (Ni) and iron (Fe)—and in instrument pickups it produces a distinctive “hi fidelity” sound with rich bass and clear treble, and they never lose their attack or definition when pushed. We used samples of the original magnets to develop these pickups over a two-year period, and we’ve brought the material back exactly as it was 40 years ago.

The guitar features a two-piece roasted alder body, a quarter sawn maple neck with a Large “C” back-shape and rosewood fretboard, and 9.5”-radius fingerboard with 21 narrow tall frets. Hand-wound Loaded ’51 nocaster pickup(bridge) and wide-range cunife (neck) pickups feature three-way switching and Dual Stack HS Tele wiring. Additional features include a 3-ply mint green pickguard, vintage-style tuners, bone nut. Also includes deluxe hardshell case, strap and certificate of authenticity.

Other specifications include:

  • Model Name: Limited Edition Cunife Tele® Custom Relic®, Rosewood Fingerboard, Aged Vintage White over 3-Tone Sunburst
  • Model Number: 9232000931
  • Series: Limited Edition
  • Color: Aged Vintage White over 3-Tone Sunburst
  • Body Shape: Telecaster®
  • Body Material: 2-Piece Roasted Alder
  • Body Finish: Nitrocellulose Lacquer
  • Neck Material: Quarter Sawn Maple
  • Neck Shape: Large “C”
  • Scale Length: 25.5″ (648 mm)
  • Fingerboard Radius: 9.5″ (241 mm)
  • Number of Frets: 21
  • Fret Size: Narrow Tall
  • String Nut: Bone
  • Nut Width: 1.650″ (42 mm)
  • Truss Rod Nut: Vintage-Style Slotted
  • Neck Plate: 4-Bolt “Limited Edition” Engraved
  • Neck Finish: Nitrocellulose Lacquer
  • Fingerboard: Rosewood
  • Position Inlays: Micarta White Dot
  • Bridge Pickup: Custom Shop Hand-Wound Loaded ’51 Nocaster
  • Neck Pickup: Wide-Range CuNiFe Humbucking
  • Controls: Volume, Tone
  • Pickup Switching: 3-Position Toggle: Position 1. Bridge Pickup, Position 2. Bridge and Neck Pickups, Position 3. Neck Pickup
  • Pickup Configuration: SH
  • Bridge: ’58-’63 Tele Bridge with Brass RSD Saddles
  • Tuning Machines: Vintage-Style
  • Orientation: Right-Hand
  • Hardware Finish: Nickel/Chrome
  • Pickguard: 3-Ply Mint
  • Control Knobs: Knurled Chrome
  • Switch Tips: Barrel Style
  • Strings: Nickel Plated Steel (.010-.046 Gauges)
  • 7 lbs 12 oz
  • #R131630

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$6,050.00

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