FENDER Telecaster: Early Models (1950-1985)

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FENDER STANDARD TELECASTER (Made in USA 1982 - 1985)

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FENDER TELECASTER (1951-1964)

Rosewood fingerboards were available from 1959 onwards.

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FENDER TELECASTER (CBS MODELS 1965-1983)

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FENDER TELECASTER WITH BIGSBY VIBRATO (CBS MODELS 1967-1975)

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Specifications:

ModelImageFinish colorsNumber of strings
FENDER STANDARD TELECASTER (Made in USA 1982 - 1985)
1981 to 1984

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FENDER TELECASTER (1951-1964)
1951 to 1964

blonde finish6 strings
FENDER TELECASTER (CBS MODELS 1965-1983)
1965 to 1982

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FENDER TELECASTER WITH BIGSBY VIBRATO (CBS MODELS 1967-1975)
1967 to 1975

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ModelBody materialBody stylePickguard materialPickguard shapeBody shape features
FENDER STANDARD TELECASTER (Made in USA 1982 - 1985)
1981 to 1984

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FENDER TELECASTER (1951-1964)
1951 to 1964

alder body, ash bodyTelecaster styleblack pickguard, white pickguardpickguard-
FENDER TELECASTER (CBS MODELS 1965-1983)
1965 to 1982

alder body, ash bodyTelecaster styleblack pickguard, white pickguard-single cutaway
FENDER TELECASTER WITH BIGSBY VIBRATO (CBS MODELS 1967-1975)
1967 to 1975

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ModelBridgeHardware colorTailpiece
FENDER STANDARD TELECASTER (Made in USA 1982 - 1985)
1981 to 1984

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FENDER TELECASTER (1951-1964)
1951 to 1964

Telecaster-style bridgechrome hardware-
FENDER TELECASTER (CBS MODELS 1965-1983)
1965 to 1982

Telecaster-style bridge-Bigsby vibrato
FENDER TELECASTER WITH BIGSBY VIBRATO (CBS MODELS 1967-1975)
1967 to 1975

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ModelFingerboard materialFingerboard position markers
FENDER STANDARD TELECASTER (Made in USA 1982 - 1985)
1981 to 1984

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FENDER TELECASTER (1951-1964)
1951 to 1964

maple fingerboarddot fingerboard position markers
FENDER TELECASTER (CBS MODELS 1965-1983)
1965 to 1982

maple fingerboarddot fingerboard position markers
FENDER TELECASTER WITH BIGSBY VIBRATO (CBS MODELS 1967-1975)
1967 to 1975

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ModelNumber of fretsNeck jointNeck materialTuner layout
FENDER STANDARD TELECASTER (Made in USA 1982 - 1985)
1981 to 1984

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FENDER TELECASTER (1951-1964)
1951 to 1964

21 fret---
FENDER TELECASTER (CBS MODELS 1965-1983)
1965 to 1982

-bolt on neckmaple necksix-in-a-row tuners
FENDER TELECASTER WITH BIGSBY VIBRATO (CBS MODELS 1967-1975)
1967 to 1975

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ModelPickup selector controlsTone controlsVolume controls
FENDER STANDARD TELECASTER (Made in USA 1982 - 1985)
1981 to 1984

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FENDER TELECASTER (1951-1964)
1951 to 1964

3-way selector switch1 tone control1 volume control
FENDER TELECASTER (CBS MODELS 1965-1983)
1965 to 1982

-1 tone control1 volume control
FENDER TELECASTER WITH BIGSBY VIBRATO (CBS MODELS 1967-1975)
1967 to 1975

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ModelPickups configuration
FENDER STANDARD TELECASTER (Made in USA 1982 - 1985)
1981 to 1984

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FENDER TELECASTER (1951-1964)
1951 to 1964

2 single coil pickups
FENDER TELECASTER (CBS MODELS 1965-1983)
1965 to 1982

2 single coil pickups
FENDER TELECASTER WITH BIGSBY VIBRATO (CBS MODELS 1967-1975)
1967 to 1975

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