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FENDER ESQUIRE slab-board, 1959

blond, one of the earliest Slab Board Fenders. 100% Original ! Neck date June '59, body date July '59. Pots are CTS, dated 47th week of '58 (137 8 47). This time we would like to let the pictures talk.... We'll be brief: everything on this guitar is original.  Kluson Deluxe single-line tuners, spaghetti logo, 'whitish-blond' finish typical of late '50s Teles and Esquires, Killer sounding pickup, knobs, circuitry, capacitors, bridge, saddles, everything absolutely original. One of the earliest rosewood slab-board Esquires, and a fantastic sounding guitar! Excellent conditions, finish shows only some belt-buckle and body-edge wear. It's hard to say that such a beautiful guitar is in 'collector's condition': it MUST be played! So please DON'T call us if you plan to hang it on the wall. Tele guys out there, Esquires are ... hard-core Telecasters, 'extreme' Teles... and they really are the starting-point of everything.
Original brown tolex hardshell case, beautiful and in excellent conditions.
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