NGD - Fernandes RTE-60 '59 tele in white from '82?

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  1. neilybob100

    neilybob100 Tele-Meister

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    Today is big for me! I'm 40!

    Wonderful wife wanted to get me something to mark the occasion and what better way to add to my collection of MIJ lawsuit Fernandes strats and Burny LP's than a traditional Fernandes telecaster.

    This is a RTE-60 '59 in white. Believe this to be special order colour as the standard colour was sunburst in the catalogues. The seller believes this was made in 1982 making it two years younger than I am but I need to take the neck off to check the stamp on the neck.

    5 hole pickguard, rosewood board, maple neck, Sen ash body and it's in great condition for its its age. It plays like butter too!

    Could almost be mistaken for a Jimmy Page tele.
     

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    Super nice, it looks brand new. Congrats!
     
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    Beautiful rosewood board on that.
     
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    Sweet!
     
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    Congrats.
     
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    tah1962 Friend of Leo's

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    Very nice! Congratulations.
     
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    How's it sound? They put alnicos in there? Haven't seen a Fernandes since mid 90's. Local store here had a line of them. I was partial to the Strat but don't remember much.
    Congrats anyway. Nice looking Tele for sure
     
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  9. neilybob100

    neilybob100 Tele-Meister

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    I am blown away at how amazing this sounds!!!

    The neck pickup is sweet as hell and with a little reverb on the clean channel is epic!!

    https://www.instagram.com/p/CAx4TZSneWW/?igshid=1ln10i2ba7qp7

    Sent from my CLT-L29 using Tapatalk
     
  10. neilybob100

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    Quick update. This is still amazing!

    I had a chance to whip the neck off and check for markings.

    '59 mark is there and
     
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    Quick update. Still loving this thing!

    Had a chance to whip the neck off and found the '59 mark and a date mark confirming this was built in 1982.
     

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