Fender American Special Telecaster

Fender American Special Telecaster

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Overview

Fender introduced the American Special Series in 2010 in an effort to offer more affordable American-made guitars. The American Special Telecaster is similar in most ways to the American Standard Telecaster, but uses different electronics and has 21 frets instead of 22.

Years of Production:
2010 - 2018

Design Elements: Two single-coil pickups, '70s-style headstock logo, dot inlays, two control knobs

Notable Tele Players: Keith Richards, James Burton, Jonny Greenwood

Product Specs

Brand
Model
  • American Special Telecaster
Finish
  • 3-Color Sunburst
  • Autumn Blaze Metallic
  • Charcoal Frost Metallic
  • Daphne Blue
  • Fiesta Red
  • Lake Placid Blue
  • Olympic White
  • Shell Pink
  • Sherwood Green Metallic
  • Surf Green
  • Vintage Blonde
Year
  • 2010 - 2018
Made In
  • United States
Categories
Body Material
  • Alder
Body Shape
  • T-Style
Body Type
  • Solid Body
Bridge/Tailpiece Type
  • String-Through
Color Family
  • Blue
  • Brown
  • Green
  • Grey
  • Orange
  • Pink
  • Red
  • Sunburst
  • White
  • Yellow
Finish Style
  • Gloss
  • Metallic
Fretboard Material
  • Maple
  • Rosewood
Fretboard Radius
  • 9.5"
Model Family
  • Fender Telecaster
Neck Construction
  • Bolt-On
Neck Material
  • Maple
Number of Frets
  • 22
Number of Strings
  • 6-String
Nut Width
  • 1.6875"
Offset Body
  • No
Pickup Configuration
  • SS
Product Family
Right / Left Handed
  • Right Handed
Scale Length
  • 25.5"
Series
  • Fender American Special

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