Fender Artist Series G.E. Smith Telecaster
(Dakota Red Maple Fretboard)
Solid Body Electric Guitars
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Liven up your Saturday nights.
As a child during the early 1960s, George Edward "G.E." Smith got a Telecaster guitar for his birthday and never looked back. Through his six hit-making years with Hall and Oates, his decade-long run as Saturday Night Live bandleader, and his touring stints with Bob Dylan, Smith is widely hailed as a modern master of the Telecaster.
In his honor, Fender created this new Artist Series Tele, a special guitar that combines a '40s-era Fender lap steel with a '50s-era Telecaster. Features include a large U-shaped maple neck, lap steel "oval and diamond" fingerboard inlays, custom cutoff vintage-style bridge plate, and body-mounted bridge pickup. Includes case.
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- Premium ash body
- One-piece maple U-shaped neck
- Maple fingerboard, 7-1/4" radius
- 25-1/2" scale
- 21 vintage-style frets
- 2 American Vintage Tele pickups
- One body-mounted bridge pickup
- Master volume and tone controls
- 3 position switching
- Chrome hardware
- Includes case
Artist Series G.E. Smith Telecaster Specifications:
- Body: Premium Ash
Neck: 1-Piece Maple, Extra Deep "U" Shape Fingerboard: Maple Frets: 21 Vintage Style Pickups: 2 American Vintage Tele Single-Coil Pickups with Body-Mounted Bridge Pickup Bridge: Custom "Cut-Off" Original Vintage Style Tele Bridge with 3 Brass Saddles Hardware: Chrome Scale: 25.5" Case: Vintage Tweed Case Included