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1952 Fender Telecaster

Discussion in 'Vintage Tele Discussion Forum (pre-1974)' started by tjh5207, Sep 1, 2013.

  1. tjh5207

    tjh5207 TDPRI Member

    34
    Aug 22, 2013
    Nashville, TN
    I finally scored a nice 52' this week. This is my first all original telecaster!! I picked this up in Harrisburg, PA. The guitar was built in june/july of 1952. It is a single piece body and weighs 6.56 pounds!!!! It has been well played, but the original frets and fretboard are in great condition. The bridge pickup is one of the gnarliest pickups I have ever heard, it sounds amazing. The neck is a Tadeo Gomez, and the body is a Charlie Davis (CD). This guitar has some serious mojo!
     

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  2. Tazz3

    Tazz3 Friend of Leo's

    Aug 19, 2013
    East islip ny
    dam nice find congrats
     

  3. telex76

    telex76 Doctor of Teleocity Silver Supporter

    Age:
    66
    Jun 24, 2006
    Fort Worth,Tx.
    Great, congrats.
     

  4. TerryOz

    TerryOz Tele-Holic

    Age:
    63
    521
    Mar 25, 2003
    South Australia
    Sure looks good! Is there some kind of back story with this one? Is one that came out from under someone's bed? Looks as though it has a bit of a story this one!
    Good luck to you!
     

  5. pcampbell

    pcampbell Tele-Meister Silver Supporter

    435
    Jan 9, 2013
    Memphis, Tennessee
    Wow. That's kinda like finding the holy grail, isn't it? Congrats
     

  6. Jack S

    Jack S Friend of Leo's Silver Supporter

    Sep 25, 2008
    Berwyn, IL
    Very nice! You are a lucky guy.
     

  7. Twinkie

    Twinkie Tele-Meister

    283
    Jun 4, 2010
    Seattle
    Not a damn thing wrong with that guitar!
     

  8. Blustele

    Blustele Tele-Afflicted

    Dec 30, 2012
    NC
    CONGRATS! Nice score!
     

  9. Telemarkman

    Telemarkman Doctor of Teleocity Ad Free Member

    Age:
    70
    Dec 6, 2005
    Norway
    Congrats on a great find. Holy grail for sure!:cool:

    Looks like those saddles could need a bit of intonation though ... :oops:
     

  10. sonicdom

    sonicdom TDPRI Member

    96
    Apr 27, 2012
    switzerland
    great guitar! congrats!
     

  11. Redd Volkaert

    Redd Volkaert Tele-Holic Ad Free Member

    862
    Mar 23, 2003
    Cedar Creek, Texas
    Gorgeous!!

    Congrats, you're gonna love it . . .
    Redd
     

  12. dan1952

    dan1952 Friend of Leo's

    Age:
    65
    Jun 24, 2004
    Anderson, IN

  13. Bswailes

    Bswailes Tele-Holic

    825
    May 13, 2003
    Amish Country, PA
    You have probably been looking for years...right?
    (Congrats).
     

  14. twangplank

    twangplank Tele-Afflicted

    Age:
    43
    May 29, 2010
    Valliant Okla
    Congrats!!!!!!! I now hate you!

    Not really but I've got some serious envy going on lol
     

  15. tap4154

    tap4154 Poster Extraordinaire Silver Supporter

    Apr 14, 2009
    Southern California
    Beautiful! And I hate to ask what it cost, so I won't.

    Only scary thing is it has Kelton Swade-style barrels-in-a-row, but I'm sure it's legit
     

  16. blue metalflake

    blue metalflake Doctor of Teleocity

    Age:
    64
    Jan 29, 2005
    ireland

  17. Yossi

    Yossi TDPRI Member

    50
    Jul 25, 2013
    Pittsburgh
    Awesome Score!!

    That's a winner. Play it in good health.
     

  18. OuttaspaceMan

    OuttaspaceMan Tele-Afflicted

    Aug 26, 2008
    Rockwell
    That is just beautiful, tjh5207.

    Congratulations on your score!!

    Have fun and enjoy your 52 tele!
     

  19. lewis

    lewis Friend of Leo's

    Mar 17, 2003
    Colorado
    Congratulations.
     

  20. Charcoal Burst

    Charcoal Burst Tele-Meister

    194
    Mar 13, 2004
    Oslo,Norway
    Hahahaha;-):)
    The guitar looks Great!
     

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