Fender 70th Anniversary Esquire, Two Colour Sunburst

Manufacturer: Fender
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Fender 70th Anniversary Esquire, Two Colour Sunburst


Limited to 2020 only.
With Custom Tweed Hard Case

Key Points
  • Roasted Pine body
  • Tim Shaw Pickup
  • Esquire Tone Circuit
  • Limited to 2020 only

  

Fender 70th Anniversary Esquire, Two Colour Sunburst

Limited to 2020 only.

2 Colour Sunburst (0170532803)

The very first solid-body electric guitar offered by Fender in 1950 was the Esquire. With an elegant single-cutaway silhouette, adjustable 3-saddle bridge and a lone, repurposed lap-steel pickup in the bridge position – the Esquire laid the groundwork for all solidbody electric guitars to follow and foreshadowed its more famous sibling, the Telecaster.

 

Like the earliest Esquire models, the 70th Anniversary Esquire features a pine body – a lightweight wood known for punchy and complex tone – and upgrades it with our roasting treatment, greatly improving the resonance of the body. Other features include a lacquer finish, thick “U”-shaped neck, Tim Shaw-designed Esquire bridge pickup – inspired by an original ’50 Esquire from Songbirds Museum in Chattanooga, TN - special anniversary neck plate and tweed case.

 

Production of the 70th Anniversary Esquire will be limited to 2020 only.

Features

  • Roasted Pine body
  • One-piece maple neck with 7.25” radius fingerboard and 21 vintage-tall frets
  • Tim Shaw Designed Esquire bridge pickup
  • Esquire Tone Circuit
  • Custom neckplate, Certificate Of Authenticity and embroidered hardshell case
 
Body
  • Body Material - Roasted Pine
  • Body Finish - Gloss Nitrocellulose Lacquer
  • Body Shape - Telecaster®
Neck
  • Neck Material - Maple
  • Neck Finish - Gloss Nitrocellulose Lacquer
  • Neck Shape - '50 Broadcaster® "U"
  • Scale Length - 25.5" (648 mm)
  • Fingerboard Material - Maple
  • Fingerboard Radius - 7.25" (184.1 mm)
  • Number of Frets - 21
  • Fret Size - Vintage Tall
  • Nut Material - Bone
  • Nut Width - 1.650" (42 mm)
  • Position Inlays - Black Dot
Electronics
  • Bridge Pickup - Tim Shaw Designed Esquire Bridge Pickup
  • Controls - Master Volume, Master Tone
  • Switching
    3-Position Blade: Position 1. Bridge (Tone control off), Position 2. Bridge (Tone control on), Position 3. Bridge (Tone control off, preset treble roll-off)
  • Configuration - S
Hardware
  • Bridge - 3-Saddle American Vintage Strings-Through-Body Tele® with Solid Barrel Steel Saddles
  • Hardware Finish - Nickel/Chrome
  • Tuning Machines - Vintage-Style
  • Pickguard - 1-Ply Black
  • Control Knobs - Knurled Dome
Miscellaneous
  • Strings - Fender® USA 250L Nickel Plated Steel (.009-.042 Gauges), PN 0730250403
  • Legal Notice - WARNING: Cancer and Reproductive Harm - www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.
Accessories
  • Case/Gig Bag
    Deluxe Hardshell



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