. Two weekends ago I acquired an abused 2000 MIM Telecaster that was locked away and abandoned in a basement for most of its sixteen years. No strings, scratched up, rusty, and grubby with missing saddles and string ferrules; I took it home after paying a fair not fantastic price ... but I knew it could be much more again. It looks like the color of Michigan sweet cherries; Fender's color chart shows it must be Candy Cola, of which they offer no current models. Edit: a commenter suspects this is Midnight Wine. Similar project guitars I have resurrected a couple of guitars on prior threads, a Squier Affinity Telecaster that had been all around the country and rescued in so many ways before it came to me in a grocery bag of parts and a Franken-Strat-like model that was barely played for many functional reasons from the factory. Let's see what we find here ... As received pictures .