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1962 Telecaster

Discussion in 'Vintage Tele Discussion Forum (pre-1974)' started by stenutin, Jan 10, 2018.

  1. Southpole

    Southpole Tele-Holic

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    That is a better price range than I expected. Custom shop versions would be 30-50% of that price I’m guessing.
     
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  2. stenutin

    stenutin TDPRI Member

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    The Custom Shop guitars are fantastic and fun. Especially if you find one that has been played and it is "open" in sound. They are also very well made. If you live in hard changing climates (Winter -20 and Summer + 20).. You might want to get one that has had a heat -worked neck. Dont know the correct term for it. Those necks ar more stable in those conditions.
     
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  3. buddyboy

    buddyboy Tele-Meister

    Could also be a refinned post '67, but pre-69 body (protruding string ferrules with channel rout).
     
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  4. sonicdom

    sonicdom TDPRI Member

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    very cool guitar but a refin for sure. january '62 is a bit early for CAR, the neck pocket looks totally wrong (should not be painted white) and I can't see any nail holes. But still, a very, very cool tele!
     
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  5. stenutin

    stenutin TDPRI Member

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    The Ferrules actually went down using a bit of force. There has been overspray on the body so the ferrules were probably taken out then. Im pretty convinced the body is 2-62. Could be wrong always. Ive been looking of pictures of old Teles of that age and it seems like the nail holes are in the cavities like mine and this one:
    http://www.guitarhq.com/59tele.html
    Just got it set up and it is nice!
     
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  6. Antoon

    Antoon Tele-Holic

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    Feb 10, 2010
    Low Lands
    A 1962 body should still have the router hump, and it has. The wood seems to be ash, which means it is a refin.
     
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  7. stenutin

    stenutin TDPRI Member

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    That would mean (ash) that this guitar was originally blonde?
     
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  8. rze99

    rze99 Friend of Leo's Silver Supporter

    Feb 26, 2014
    South London UK
    Very cool. Love the way the dinks and wear on the outer body edges almost makes look double bound from a distance. Neck looks wonderful.
     
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  9. Antoon

    Antoon Tele-Holic

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    Feb 10, 2010
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    Yes. Maybe it is a factory CAR refin done in the late 60s/early 70s? The PG is also from the late 60s. Not many early 60s Teles around. Are you looking to sell it?
     
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  10. stenutin

    stenutin TDPRI Member

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    Hey Thanks for the input, Not for sale yet.
     

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