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Fender Telecaster Natural Finish, 1983

Fender Telecaster Natural Finish, 1983

The 1983 Fender Telecaster Natural Finish seen here is from the closing days of CBS ownership of Fender and the end of production in Fullerton, California. This 1983 example of the Fender Telecaster Natural is in overall good condition, with a few non-original components. The original pickups were replaced with Fender Noiseless models, and the tuners have been swapped for modern Fender tuners.

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Fender 59 Reissue Stratocaster Sunburst, 2013

Fender 59 Reissue Stratocaster Sunburst, 2013

This Fender 59 Reissue Stratocaster sports the 3-tone sunburst Fender introduced in 1958, and the ‘Slab’ Rosewood fingerboard used when Fender first offered alternatives to one-piece Maple necks.   The body is Alder, which follows the model history. Fender initially used Ash or Swamp Ash, but by 1958 started to use Alder. With that change, a new finishing process was also used where the body wood was directly stained with yellow rather than adding yellow tint to clear lacquer (as is done with the red and black bands for the rest of the sunburst). 

Used
Price: $2,299.99 CAD
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Fender EC Blackie Tribute Stratocaster Custom Shop, 2006

Fender EC Blackie Tribute Stratocaster Custom Shop, 2006

This is a real treat! One of only 275 built during 2006, here is a Fender EC Blackie Tribute Custom Shop Stratocaster, complete with Duck Bros flight case, Certificate of Authenticity and all of the related materials. The Fender EC Blackie is based very closely on Clapton’s original ‘Blackie’, itself pieced together by Clapton from three 1950’s Strats. That guitar was ultimately sold at auction to Guitar Center by Christie’s on June 24, 2004, in support of Crossroads Center Antigua,  the addiction recovery center Clapton helped found in 1998. 

Used
Price: $27,500.00 CAD
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⚌Reduced‼ Anderson Classic with Power Bridge 3 Colour Burst, 2001

⚌Reduced‼ Anderson Classic with Power Bridge 3 Colour Burst, 2001

he Anderson Classic is one of the best versions of the S-Style guitar, built to very high standards with top quality parts. This 3- colour sunburst example dates to 2001, sports an Anderson / Fishman Vintage Tremolo Power Bridge and comes with a (now discontinued) Fishman PowerBlend pedal piezo preamp.  The tuners are short-post models with top-mount locks; the locks can be operated with a tool like a dime or quarter.   This guitar was factory set up with the Buzz Feiten system. 

Used
Price: $2,250.00 CAD
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Fender American Professional II Telecaster, Dark Night

Fender American Professional II Telecaster, Dark Night

The Fender American Professional II Telecaster with Rosewood fingerboard and Dark Night finish features rolled edges on a deep C profile neck, narrow-tall frets, heel contour, V-Mod II single-coil Telecaster pickups, and a stock treble bleed circuit to preserve highs when the volume control is turned down. A new bridge design with three compensated brass saddles can be strung either from the top, or the traditional rear-load.

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