1959 Fender Telecaster Esquire – Parts Guitar

$ 5900.00

1959 Fender Telecaster Esquire Parts Guitar

  • 1959 clay dot neck; over-sprayed, and replacement Esquire decal; no date on butt of neck
  • Tuners are original single-line Kluson
  • Pickguard is 1960’s tortoise back guard with repair
  • Neck plate is original 1961
  • Original 1960’s paten pending bridge and saddles
  • Original Daka switch tip
  • One 19660 original pot
  • Original CLR 3-way, but not 1452
  • All other parts on guitar are reproductions
  • The body is Paulownia wood – the lightest hard wood available; Weight: 2.7 pounds
  • Body has chest and thigh bevels on back
  • Case comes with guitar: It was a 1960 Jazzmaster case that was stripped inside and out, then cut down in length and thickness to Strat specks; then recovered inside and out with original material and hardware. NO Accessories pocket.
  • 1959 Downbeat magazine also comes with purchase; The Fender pullout introduces the Rosewood fingerboard.

I am selling this guitar so I can buy a 1960’s ES 330, or Epiphone Casino guitar.