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Pricing a 1974 Tele advice needed

Discussion in 'Telecaster Discussion Forum' started by Doctorx33, Aug 1, 2018.

  1. Doctorx33

    Doctorx33 Tele-Afflicted

    Jun 8, 2014
    atlanta
    I have a 1974 natural finish maple neck Tele I am selling for a friend of mine. Originally when I researched it it looked like going rates were around $2200. I just looked on Ebay and most of the asking price for similar guitars was $4-5k. There were no sold guitars to check if this was accurate. So, I'm not sure what to ask for this thing. It's all original except that the volume pot has been replaced and it looks like it has a treble bleed cap. The switch is little wonky, it sticks sometimes. It has the original case, and has had a good professional setup.

    Any advice on pricing this thing?
     

  2. Crobbins

    Crobbins Friend of Leo's Ad Free Member

    Jul 10, 2014
    Meiners Oaks CA.

  3. 83siennateleguy

    83siennateleguy Tele-Meister

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    Start high $3k ; you can always come down. What a deal !!!
     
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  4. adjason

    adjason Friend of Leo's

    Jan 9, 2010
    virginia
    Post some pictures here and you will get lots of advice- I agree that ballpark high is $3000, realistic selling price is probably $2000-$2400 but of course condition is key
     
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  5. Doctorx33

    Doctorx33 Tele-Afflicted

    Jun 8, 2014
    atlanta
    Okay I’ll post some pics
    Thanks guys
     
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  6. Doctorx33

    Doctorx33 Tele-Afflicted

    Jun 8, 2014
    atlanta
    Ok guys here’s some pictures

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  7. 83siennateleguy

    83siennateleguy Tele-Meister

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    Someone will tell you if I'm wrong but I thought the 6 saddle bridge was on the Telecaster custom model. Should that have a 3 saddle. I don't remember. Just a thought. Nice !
     

  8. golfnut

    golfnut Tele-Afflicted

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    Jan 15, 2008
    Canada
    by that year Fender offered the 6 saddle as an OEM upgrade.
     
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