Cool '53 I just picked up

Discussion in 'Vintage Tele Discussion Forum (pre-1974)' started by crgtr, Nov 5, 2019.

  1. TeleTown

    TeleTown Friend of Leo's

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    Neck and body match, its all good. congrats !!!
     
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  2. d barham

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    Beautiful guitar. I'm just a little jealous.
     
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  3. John Owen

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    That qualifies as a true treasure in my book. Congratulations! Play it like crazy!
     
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  4. EsquireOK

    EsquireOK Friend of Leo's

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    All in all, a relatively clean guitar. Congrats. I hope you can scare up some as-original parts over the years to replace the previously replaced stuff (pickup and tuners).
     
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  5. old wrench

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    That is a real beauty :)!

    Even though that Tele is nearly as old as I am, it looks like it's held up considerably better!


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  6. Bill

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    That’s exactly what I looked for when I bought vintage electrics. Original wood, original pickups if possible. The rest I care less about.
     
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  7. theprofessor

    theprofessor Friend of Leo's

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    DUDE. That is fantastic! And the natural checking and aging on the body is great!
     
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    darkwaters Tele-Afflicted

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  9. chomps

    chomps Tele-Meister

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    Looks like a refin body to me. No nail holes.


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    SAHWEEEEEEEEEEET!
     
  11. BlackieBlues

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    Wow, beautiful. Send her in to Blackguardlogs.com


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  12. crgtr

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    Yea. I think it's a refin too. Seymour said he probably thought it was. It's all good with me! I'm having a blast playing it. It's going on any non-flight gigs. It's a keeper!
     
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