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1958 FENDER ESQUIRE TELECASTER                Fender Jazz Bass 1964 Pre CBS             Courtesy-rocknrollvintage.com

esquire 1954 reproduction


The Fender

Esquire

The Fender Esquire

was very similar to

a Telecaster and

essentially a single

pickup version of the

Tele.  It shared the

same body and even

included routing for

a second pickup.

We thought you

would be interested

in comparing it to a

Telecaster.

A 1954 Fender Esquire (this one is a Reissue)
1953 fender telecaster

The 1953

Fender

Telecaster

This is an early 1953

Telecaster right

after the name

was changed from

the “Broadcaster”.

A 1953 Fender Telecaster
1967 fender telecaster The 1967 Fender Telecaster

This is a 1967 Telecaster.

Although you can’t see it,

the neck plate has a large

“F” logo on it which first

appeared in 1965 shortly

after CBS bought

Fender in 1965.

This is a 1967 Fender Telecaster
1972 thinline telecaster1972 fender telecaster thinline guitar The 1972 Fender
Thinline

Telecaster

Here are a nice pair

of 1972 Fender Thinline

Telecasters.

Note the addition

of the single F Hole in

order to lighten the guitar.

  in 1972 Humbuckers were

added to the Thinline,

when first introduced

it featured standard

Tele hardware.

1972 Fender Telecaster Thin Line Front and Back photo

Japanese 1968

Telecaster Reissue

There were a few

telecasters

produced in Japan

as well.  Many

collectors shy

away from these

telecasters

however in our

opinion the quality

is quite high and

they can be

purchased at very

reasonable prices.

This is a 1968 Telecaster Reissue – made in Japan

1958 fender/  1964 fenderJazz bass

Esquire

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