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Fender Custom Shop® '51 Nocaster® NOS - Sold

This forerunner of the Telecaster was first named the Broadcaster, but Fender had to remove the decals because of a conflict with Gretsch's registered "BroadKaster" name. So collectors dubbed it the Nocaster. This New Old Stock version is like a brand new guitar that has been brought by time machine from 1951. This is an exact reproduction of the very first commercially available electric guitar. Just as though you had gone back in time to 1951 and come back with the only instrument that Leo Fender was making at the time.

Fender '51 Nocaster NOS Specifications

  • Nitrocellulose Lacquer Finish Body on Premium Ash
  • Neck Maple, "U" Shape with Nitrocellulose Lacquer Finish
  • Fingerboard Maple, 7.25" Radius (184mm)
  • 21 Vintage Style Frets
  • 2 Custom NoCaster® Vintage Tele® Single-Coil Pickups (Custom Vintage Wiring Circuit)
  • Pickup Switching 3-Position Blade:
    • Position 1. Bridge Pickup (+ Neck Pickup with Blend control counter - clockwise)
    • Position 2. Neck Pickup
    • Position 3. Neck Pickup with No Tone Control (dark vintage circuit)
  • Bridge Vintage Style with 3 Special Design Brass Saddles
  • Fender/Gotoh® Vintage Style Tuning Machines
  • Hardware Nickel/Chrome
  • Pickguard 1-Ply Black
  • Scale Length 25.5" (648 mm)
  • Width at Nut 1.650" (42 mm)
  • "U" Shape Maple Neck,
  • Flat Dome Tele Knobs,
  • Accessories Tweed Thermometer Case (Gold Interior), Standard Molded Case (Black Interior), Strap, Cable

Sale Price: $2 650.00

Freight cost (contiguous USA): $35.00

Reference #: 715

Out of stock.

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