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Fender 70th Anniversary Esquire Electric Guitar - White Blonde


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Celebrate 70 Years Of Fender Guitars With A Tribute To The First Fender Ever Built - The Fender 70th Anniversary Esquire Electric Guitar In White Blonde

The very first solid-body electric guitar offered by Fender in 1950 was the Esquire. With an elegant single-cutaway silhouette, adjustable 3-saddle bridge and a lone, repurposed lap-steel pickup in the bridge position - the Esquire laid the groundwork for all solidbody electric guitars to follow and foreshadowed its more famous sibling, the Telecaster.

Like the earliest Esquire models, the 70th Anniversary Esquire features a pine body - a lightweight wood known for punchy and complex tone - and upgrades it with our roasting treatment, greatly improving the resonance of the body. Other features include a lacquer finish, thick "U"-shaped neck, Tim Shaw-designed Esquire bridge pickup - inspired by an original '50 Esquire from Songbirds Museum in Chattanooga, TN - special anniversary neck plate and tweed case.


SPECIFICATIONS

Body

  • Body: Roasted Pine
  • Body Finish: Gloss Nitrocellulose Lacquer
  • Body Material: Roasted Pine
  • Body Shape: Telecaster®

Neck

  • Fingerboard Material: Maple
  • Fingerboard Radius: 7.25" (184.1 mm)
  • Neck Construction: 4-Bolt Standard
  • Neck Finish: Gloss Nitrocellulose Lacquer
  • Neck Material: Maple
  • Neck Shape: '50 Broadcaster® "U"
  • Number of Frets: 21
  • Nut Material: Bone
  • Nut Width: 1.650" (42 mm)
  • Position Inlays: Black Dot
  • Side Dots: Black
  • String Nut: Bone

Hardware

  • Bridge: 3-Saddle American Vintage Strings-Through-Body Tele® with Solid Barrel Steel Saddles
  • Control Knobs: Knurled Dome
  • Hardware Finish: Nickel/Chrome
  • Pickguard: 1-Ply Black Phenolic
  • Strap Buttons: Vintage-Style
  • Strings: Fender® USA 250R Nickel Plated Steel (.010-.046 Gauges), PN 0730250406
  • Tuning Machines: Vintage-Style

Electronics

  • Bridge Pickup: Tim Shaw Designed Esquire Bridge Pickup
  • Controls: Master Volume, Master Tone
  • Pickup Configuration: S
  • Switching (3-Position Blade):
    • Position 1. Bridge (Tone control off)
    • Position 2. Bridge (Tone control on)
    • Position 3. Bridge (Tone control off, preset treble roll-off)

Manufacturer: Fender
Model: 0170532801
Warranty: See manufacturer website for details
SKU: I639942-N-1-B
UPC: 885978387939

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