American Vintage '64 Telecaster®


Model #: 0111000809

American Vintage '64 Telecaster®, Round-Lam Rosewood Fingerboard, Candy Apple Red

0111000809

American Vintage '64 Telecaster®, Round-Lam Rosewood Fingerboard, 3-Color Sunburst

0111000800

American Vintage '64 Telecaster®, Round-Lam Rosewood Fingerboard, Aged White Blonde

0111000801

American Vintage '64 Telecaster®, Round-Lam Rosewood Fingerboard, Lake Placid Blue

0111000802
American Vintage '64 Telecaster®, Round-Lam Rosewood Fingerboard, Candy Apple Red

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La série American Vintage présente de toutes nouvelles déclinaisons de modèles originaux, qui viennent redonner vie à l'histoire et à l'héritage de Fender d'une manière authentique. Dotés de caractéristiques clés et de spécificités techniques incontournables, depuis les années 50 jusqu'au milieu des années 60, les nouveaux instruments de la série American Vintage s'ancrent profondément dans les racines de Fender. En perpétuant adroitement son inébranlable volonté de créer des guitares américaines novatrices, la marque Fender démontre clairement qu'en plus de savoir où elle va, elle n'oublie pas d'où elle vient.

La série American Vintage a pendant longtemps procuré à Fender ses meilleures ventes de guitares. Sa commercialisation, au début des années 80, était en fait l'un des signes avant-coureurs du retour fracassant de Fender, tandis que s'achevait le règne de CBS. Aujourd'hui, c'est non sans audace que Fender repart de zéro pour présenter une série American Vintage originale comportant de nouvelles caractéristiques et spécificités, ainsi que le plus haut niveau de précision vintage jamais atteint. Au lieu de purement et simplement remplacer nos anciens modèles, nous avons repensé le concept de la réédition vintage de A à Z, en restaurant les outils originaux, en élaborant de nouveaux micros, en retravaillant les couleurs vintage, et plus encore. Pour ne rien laisser au hasard, cette nouvelle aspiration est basée sur d'authentiques guitares vintage. Le contrat a été rempli, et pour preuve : chaque instrument American Vintage délivre une sonorité tout bonnement magique.

L'année 1964 a été une année charnière, aussi bien pour la musique pop que pour la Telecaster, comme l'American Vintage ’64 Telecaster peut en témoigner. Les manches en érable plus épais des années 50 et du début des années 60 ont cédé la place à une forme en « C » plus arrondie, cette fois agrémentée d'une touche en palissandre laminé, dotée de points de repère en nacre plus larges. Dans la plus pure tradition vintage, on peut également citer le corps en aulne ultra léger (en frêne pour le modèle White Blonde), les plots aimantés étagés du micro de chevalet, les pontets de chevalet cylindriques filetés en acier, la couche de protection blanche (un pli) à huit trous, le capuchon de sélecteur « top hat » (« chapeau »), les potentiomètres de contrôle moletés chromés à sommet plat, et bien d'autres caractéristiques.

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The perfect tone machine!

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Shine on October 13, 2013
Semi-Professional Blues Gospel Alternative Rock

What can I say? I simply love this Tele! The pickups on this thing have the 'perfect' Fender tone qualities I've been looking for, for a long time!
The sound is crystal clear and smoking hot. To me, the '64 represents the best of the pristine tonal qualities of the '52 Vintage Reissue with a hotter edge that fits everything rock, blues, and into a contemporary market. I'm a Fender fan-boy, but this is the guitar I've not been able to find, until now! The rest of the instrument is perfect as well. The 60's style "C" neck gives you something to hold onto without being too much...I have a 7" hand (from wrist to end of middle finger) and this neck fits me with style. Also, I happen to be a fan of the bridge cover...it's nice to let my lazy wrist rest on it from time to time as I play. This is a winner and I wish I could give it more than 5's!

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Vintage Reissue 64

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Corvette Man 81 on March 14, 2013
Amateur Alternative Rock Classic Rock Heavy Metal Country

I picked up a Lake Placid Blue version of this out of the box classic. I'll start with the case because this site should show the cases too! I have some cool guitars with ugly cases. The case is light brown vintage looking but new, not relected, with gold hinges and lock snaps. The inside is also gold, very rich looking, very clean. You also get a real leather guitar strap, not that plastic crap. In my opinion this makes any other case I've seen look cheap and tacky. Now the guitar. The guitar comes with a bridge ashtray, very cool! The quality is custom shop without the high cost. The feel is perfect, the neck plays fast and I don't get tired or hand cramps. The body is light and resinates for ever. When I play mine I feel like I can do anything with it. Even unplugged it sounds great. The neck pickup sounds incredible. Sad songs sound more sad. Johnny Cash's "Hurt" forget about it! The bridge plays awesome too. Even Metallica sounds great with the single coil. Out of any guitars I have or have had, this is my hands down favorite! The Vintage series that fender is offering is absolutely incredible. I am a huge supporter of Vintage Series. I own the 52 and saving for the 58 Telecaster. If you haven't tried one you are missing out. I sold 3 Gibson Les Paul Standards that I thought were great so I could get the 52 & 64. The Telecaster has changed the way I played and the amount I play. I can't wait to get home from work and jam out. John 5 has it right!

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Model Name: American Vintage '64 Telecaster®, Round-Lam Rosewood Fingerboard, Candy Apple Red
Model Number: 0111000809
Series: American Vintage
Color: Candy Apple Red

Body

Body
Body Material: Alder
Body Finish: Fender Flash Coat Lacquer
Body Shape: Telecaster®

Neck

Neck
Neck Material: Manche érable
Neck Finish: Fender Flash Coat Lacquer
Neck Shape: Mid '60s "C"
Scale Length: 25.5" (648 mm)
Fingerboard: Round-Laminated Rosewood
Fingerboard Radius: 7.25" (184.1 mm)
Number of Frets: 21
Fret Size: Frettes type Vintage
String Nut: Os
Nut Width: 1.650" (42 mm)
Position Inlays: Incrustation de points.
Truss Rods: Vintage-Style Heel Adjust
Truss Rod Nut: Ecrou original de la tête de réglage.

Electronics

Electronics
Bridge Pickup: American Vintage '64 Gray-Bottom Single-Coil Tele
Neck Pickup: American Vintage '64 Gray-Bottom Single-Coil Tele
Controls: Volume général, tonalité générale
Pickup Switching: Sélecteur à 3 positions : position 1 : micro chevalet ; position 2 : micros manche et chevalet ; position 3 : micro manche.
Pickup Configuration: SS

Hardware

Hardware
Bridge: Chevalet Tele® type Vintage avec 3 pontets acier filetés, Cordes traversantes
Hardware Finish: Pièces chromées.
Tuning Machines: Single Line "Fender Deluxe" Vintage Style
Pickguard: 3-Ply White with Vintage Bevel
Control Knobs: Knurled Flat-Top
Switch Tips: Bouton de sélecteur type "Top Hat"

Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous
Strings: Tension Standard ST250R NPS, (Tirants .010, .013, .017, .026, .036, .046 )
Unique Features: Slimmer, more rounded maple neck with "C"-shaped profile and round-laminated rosewood fingerboard with larger pearl dot inlays; All-new pickups wound to period-correct specs and sound, with staggered bridge pickup pole magnets; Threaded steel "barrel" bridge saddles; "Top-hat" switch tip and flat-top knurled chrome control knobs
Included Accessories: Vintage '64 Tele Strap, Cable, and Cloth; Vintage Wiring Kit, '60s Tele Information Kit, Bridge Cover, Owner's Manual, Saddle Height Wrench
  • American Vintage '64 Telecaster®, Round-Lam Rosewood Fingerboard, Candy Apple Red

    #0111000809

  • American Vintage '64 Telecaster®, Round-Lam Rosewood Fingerboard, 3-Color Sunburst

    #0111000800

  • American Vintage '64 Telecaster®, Round-Lam Rosewood Fingerboard, Aged White Blonde

    #0111000801

  • American Vintage '64 Telecaster®, Round-Lam Rosewood Fingerboard, Lake Placid Blue

    #0111000802