Fender Custom Shop Relic 1954 Telecaster – Aged Black

Serial Number: CZ539159
Weight: 7 lbs 5 oz

The Fender Custom Shop Relic Telecaster combines classic style with modern features. This guitar stems from a distinctive year for the Telecaster, 1954. The Telecaster received a few updates that year, novel steel barrel bridge saddles were joined by a new “U”-shaped quartersawn maple neck profile and single-ply White Eggshell pickguard. Providing the modern playability of a 9.5” radius fingerboard and 6105 frets, Fender Custom Shop has fashioned a tried and true workhorse.

The ’54 Relic Telecaster sports Fat 50’s Tele wiring, ’55-’57 Tele bridge assembly and vintage-style tuning machines, along with a hand-wound ’51 Nocaster bridge pickup matched to a hand-wound ’51 Loaded Nocaster neck pickup for perfectly balanced tone. Includes deluxe hardshell case, strap and Certificate of Authenticity.

Other specifications include:

  • Model Name: Custom Shop Relic 1954 Telecaster – Aged Black
  • Model Number: 9235000527
  • Series: Time Machine
  • Color: Aged Black
  • Body Material: 2-Piece Select A​sh
  • Body Finish: Nitrocellulose Lacquer
  • Neck Material: Quartersawn ​Maple
  • Neck Shape: 54 “U” (1st Fret: .890″ – 12th Fret: .980″)
  • Scale Length: 25.5″
  • Radius: 9.5″
  • Frets: 21
  • Fret Size: 610​5​ Frets
  • String Nut: Bone
  • Nut Width: 1.650″
  • Neck Plate: 4-Bolt Vintage-Style
  • Neck Finish: Nitrocellulose Lacquer
  • Fingerboard: Maple
  • Inlays: Micarta Black
  • Bridge Pickup: Custom Shop Hand-Wound ’51 Nocaster
  • Neck Pickup: Custom Shop Hand-Wound Loaded Nocaster
  • Controls: Volume, Tone
  • Special Electronics: Fat 50’s Wiring
  • Bridge: 3-Saddle American Vintage w/ Threaded​ Barrel Saddles
  • Tuners: Vintage-Style with Fender Logo
  • Pickguard: 1-Ply Egg Shell
  • Control Knobs: Vintage Chrome
  • Strings: Fender® USA, NPS, (.010-.046 Gauges)
  • Accessories: Deluxe Hardshell Case; Strap; Certificate of Authenticity
  • 7 lbs 5 oz
  • #CZ539159

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