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❌SOLD❌ Fender Red Paisley Telecaster MIJ, 1994


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In 1968, the Fender Red Paisley Telecaster appeared, used by one of the hottest players on one of the hottest stages – James Burton and Elvis Presley! Also available in a ‘Blue Flower’ finish – the same idea, but with flowers and a blue tint, these finished did not last long in the Fender catalog.

These models have been reissued from time to time, and in 1994 and 1995 the Fender Red Paisley Telecaster was built for Fender Japan by Fuji-Gen Gakki in Matsumoto, Nagano Japan.

These are not Squier models, and are excellent instruments, but were not intended for the American market. Based on a standard Telecaster, a wallpaper-like surface was applied to the top and back, then clear but colour-tinted coats were sprayed – much like a sunburst. To show off the top, a mostly clear pickguard was installed – clear except for a spray of tint around the pickup cutout, which hides the body routes.

Built to closely match the 1968 version, this Made In Japan Fender Red Paisley Telecaster dates to 1994 and is in good physical and playing condition. It has been used as intended, so there is some fret wear and a bit of buckle rash on the back. The maple neck is nicely flamed, with lower vintage-style frets, and plays well.

A gig bag is included.


Price: $1,250.00 CAD
  • Model: Red Paisley Telecaster
  • Year: 1994
  • Finish Red Paisley
  • Class: Used
  • Serial Number: T012122
  • Country of Origin: Japan
  • Condition: Good
  • Date Posted: 11/11/2019

  • This instrument has been sold
  • Consignment Item

  • Including Gig Bag case
  • Instrument Weight: 7.568lbs 3.44kg
  • Scale Length: 647.7mm 25.5in
  • Nut Width: 42mm 1.653in
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