The bridge had six-string saddles, and the natural finish ash body featured white binding on the top and back. The electronics included two custom-wound vintage-style single-coil pickups controlled by a three position blade switch, a master volume knob and a master tone knob. While other builders such as Paul Bigsby and Les Paul continued to make prototypes and custom-built solid-body electric guitars, in 1949, Leo Fender and George Fullerton sought to create a solid body guitar that could be created cheaply, mass-produced in a factory, easy to repair and that would be affordable, convenient and practical for working musicians. The body of the JD Telecaster features a bound book-matched birdseye maple top and back, with a Stratocaster pickup in the neck position and a custom pickup at the bridge position. This Telecaster features an ash body with a Gray Primer color and satin polyurethane finish and a black pickguard. Fender 6-Saddle Hardtail Classic/Standard Series Bridge Assembly - Chrome. In 1962, Fender added Inca Silver (GM/Chevrolet), Sea Foam Green (GM/Buick), Sherwood Green (Ford/Mercury), Shoreline Gold (GM/Pontiac), Sonic Blue (GM/Cadillac) and Surf Green (GM/Chevrolet) to the range. The consequence of this was that while venues were not getting smaller, bands and combos needed to fill more sound space with fewer instruments, and hence guitars needed to be louder. The James Burton Telecaster came in four unique and distinctive finishes; Black with a gold paisley silk-screened pattern and gold-plated hardware, Black with a candy red paisley silk-screened pattern and black chrome hardware, a Pearl White finish with gold-plated hardware and a Frost Red finish with black chrome hardware. Harrison played the guitar on the ‘Let It Be’ album and at the Beatles’ last live performance at the famous rooftop concert in 1970. The custom controls include a 3-way blade pickup switch, a master volume knob, a middle pickup volume knob and a master tone knob (with a push/pull to activate the middle pickup). EUR 39,90. Subsequently, from 2000, it became known as the American Series Telecaster. Fender Vintage Telecaster Bridge Pickup. 4.8 out of 5 stars 6. The hardware is gold-plated and the pickguard is gold-colored, whilst the neck is maple with rosewood fingerboard. The guitar has a six-saddle bridge, Telecaster single-coil pickup in the bridge position and a Custom Shop hand-wound Texas Special pickup in the neck position. EUR 3,99 Versand. It was a single-cutaway, one single-coil pick-up guitar given the regal sounding name the Fender Esquire. The production released Fender Esquire bodies were made from ash, a much harder wood that was readily available and had a good grain that remained visible through the semi-transparent finish. The Fender Telecaster Buck Owens Signature LTD is a limited edition (250) run made in Japan in 1998 and 1999. Includes string-through-body plate, three vintage-style brass saddles, slot-head saddle-height screws, intonation screws and springs, and four vintage-style slot-head bridge-mounting screws. The Telecaster Custom retained the basic characteristics of a Telecaster, with some features added to give it a more refined and polished look. This was the first Fender guitar to feature Seth Lover’s Fender Wide Range humbucker pickups. Plated-steel bridge. Includes string-through-body plate, three vintage-style brass saddles, slot-head saddle-height screws, intonation screws and springs, and four vintage-style slot-head bridge-mounting screws. It is used from Blues to stadium rock, to Country rhythm. The   came in three different colors; a Champagne sparkle top with white Pearloid binding and dark stained natural back and sides, a Black finish with gold sparkle binding and pickguard with an ebony fingerboard with gold sparkle dot inlay, and a Silver sparkle top with white Pearloid binding and dark stained natural back and sides.