2012 Fender® 60th Anniversary Telecaster®


  • Year: 2012
  • Manufacturer: Fender®
  • Model: 60th Anniversary Telecaster®
  • Case: Original Hard
  • Color: Blonde
  • Condition: Brand New
  • Description: Officially named the Telecaster® in February 1951, the world’s first successful solid-body electric guitar turns 60. It revolutionized guitar playing, changed the sound of music and became a signature instrument for guitarists worldwide. The 60th Anniversary Telecaster blends modern Tele® technology with vintage looks for a best-of-both-worlds, collectible U.S.-made instrument.

    To further distinguish it as a special instrument created for the occasion, the 60th Anniversary Telecaster® bears a commemorative chrome neck plate honoring six decades of enduring Fender® legacy."

    Features include an ash body, tinted maple neck and fretboard with modern 9.5” radius and medium jumbo frets, American Vintage Telecaster single-coil pickups, modern tuners, American Standard bridge with bent steel saddles and stamped brass plate, black pickguard, Blackguard Blonde thin-skin lacquer finish, commemorative neckplate, and Fender/SKB® molded case.
    Model Name: 60th Anniversary Telecaster®
    Series: Limited Anniversary Edition
    Body: Ash
    Body Shape: Telecaster®
    Finish: Thinskin Lacquer Body Finish
    Neck Shape: Modern "C" Shape
    Number of Frets: 22
    Fret Size: Medium Jumbo
    Position Inlays: Black Dot Position Inlays
    Fretboard Radius: 9.5" (24.1 cm)
    Neck Finish: Lacquer
    Nut Width: 1.685" (42.8 mm)
    Scale Length: 25.5" (64.8 cm)
    Neck Plate: 4-Bolt Neck Plate with Micro-Tilt™
    Truss Rods: Bi-Flex™ Truss Rod System
    Truss Rod Nut: 1/8" American Series Nut
    Pickup Configuration: S/S
    Bridge Pickup: American Standard Tele® Single-Coil Bridge Pickup
    Neck Pickup: American Standard Tele® Single-Coil Neck Pickup
    Pickup Switching: 3-Position Blade: Position 1. Bridge Pickup, Position 2. Bridge and Neck Pickups, Position 3. Neck Pickup
    Special Electronics: No-Load™ Tone Control
    Controls: Master Volume, Master Tone
    Hardware: Chrome
    Bridge: American Tele® with New American Standard Bent Steel Saddles and Stamped Brass Plate
    Tuning Machines: Deluxe Staggered Cast/Sealed Tuning Machines
    String Nut: Synthetic Bone
    Switch Tip: Barrel Style Switch Tip
    Truss Rod Wrench: 1/8" Hex (Allen) Wrench
    Unique Features: Thinskin Lacquer Finish, Vintage Style Pickups, 60th Anniversary Neckplate, Five-Screw Mounted Brass Bridge Plate for Sonic Stability, Bent Steel Saddles, Tinted Neck, Rolled Fretboard Edges, Staggered Tuning Keys
    Case/Gig Bag: Molded Rectangular Fender/SKB® Case
    Pickguard: 3-Ply Black/White/Black
    Included Accessories: Fender/SKB® Case, Cable, Strap, Polishing Cloth
    Polishing Cloth: Polishing Cloth Included
    Control Knobs: Knurled chrome