Combining exotic tonewoods with premium pickups and appointments, the limited-edition Rarities Collection creates a truly unique musical experience. The Rarities Quilt Maple Top Telecaster features a two-piece ash body with a highly-figured, black-bound, Blue Cloud quilt maple top and a one-piece, quartersawn European maple neck. The Pure Vintage 64 Tele® single-coil bridge pickup contrasts nicely with the Custom Shop 51 Nocaster® neck pickup for a sweet, classic sound.
BLUE CLOUD QUILT MAPLE TOP
A Blue Cloud quilt maple top sits atop a two-piece, dark grain-filled ash body—a beautiful combination that adds elegance to this guitar.
The Custom Shop 51 Nocaster neck pickup and Pure Vintage 64 bridge pickup react instantly to your picking dynamics.
ONE-PIECE QUARTERSAWN EUROPEAN MAPLE NECK
This ultra-stable neck displays stunningly attractive grain.
AMERICAN ORIGINAL TELE BRIDGE
This bridge sports three compensated brass barrel saddles for accurate intonation and vintage-informed tone.
STAGGERED-HEIGHT TUNING MACHINES
Staggered-height tuning machines provide the correct break angle at the nut for better contact and clearer tone.
DELUXE HARDSHELL CASE
The Rarities Telecaster Quilt Maple Top Telecaster includes a deluxe brown hardshell case.
Body Material: Ash with Bound Quilt Maple Top
Body Finish: Gloss Nitrocellulose Lacquer
Body Shape: Telecaster®
Neck Material: Quarter-Sawn European Maple
Neck Finish: Satin Urethane Finish on Back, Gloss Urethane Finish on Front
Neck Shape: '60s "C"
Scale Length: 25.5" (648 mm)
Fingerboard Material: Maple
Fingerboard Radius: 9.5" (241 mm)
Number of Frets: 21
Fret Size: Vintage Tall
Nut Material: Bone
Nut Width: 1.650" (42 mm)
Position Inlays: Black Pearloid Dots
Truss Rod: Vintage-Style
Truss Rod Nut: Vintage-Style Slotted
Bridge Pickup: Pure Vintage '64 Gray-Bottom Single-Coil Tele®
Neck Pickup: Custom Shop '51 Nocaster®
Controls: Master Volume, Master Tone
Switching: 3-Position Blade: Position 1. Bridge Pickup, Position 2. Bridge and Neck Pickups, Position 3. Neck Pickup Configuration: SS
Bridge: 3-Saddle Vintage-Style Strings Through Body Tele® with Compensated Brass Barrel Saddles
Hardware Finish: Nickel/Chrome
Tuning Machines: Fender® Standard Cast/Sealed Staggered
Pickguard: 3-Ply Black/White/Black
Control Knobs: Knurled Flat-Top
Switch Tip: Barrel Style
Neck Plate: 4-Bolt