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1953 Fender Black Guard Telecaster-Blonde

Manufacturer #:Telecaster

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1953 Fender Black Guard Telecaster-Blonde
1953 Fender Black Guard Telecaster-Blonde

A rare 1953 Blackguard tele with body and neck date of 3-53.  This is a great tele that has a couple of changes. 

1. Neck has been refretted and gloss finish removed off the board and back of neck.  There is still finish and a very professional job.
2. The jack cup has been replace by a newer screw in type
3. The capacitor to the neck pick up has been cut to open but not removed.
4. No ash tray

Overall condition is very good.  The black guard has grime from playing but we did not want to polish the guard.  All other parts are original and it sounds amazing

We do not have the original thermometer case but the guitar comes in a 1982-1983 tweed Fender VRI case.

Viewing by appointment only

- Neck Date: "TG4-15-53"
- Body Date:  "Eddie 3-10-53" 
- Serial Number on Bridge:  3959
- Original Black Bakelite Fiber Pickguard
- Pickups: Both original, black bobbin
- Electronics cavity: Masking tape signed by "Gloria  4/20/53"
- Jack Cup: replaced
- POTS: 1953
- Ash body: small crack at the strap pin in center seam of body
- Neck: flamed hardrock maple, soft C
- Screws: Phillips head (to late for slot head)
- Tuners: No line Kluson
- String tree: Single round with hex spacer
- Case VRI Fender Tweed Case
- Weight: 7 lb 1 oz

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1505 W 1st Ave, STE A
Broomfield, CO 80020

Phone: 303-484-1271

Mon-Wed 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thur-Fri 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 5:00 pm