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CBS Telecasters

1967 Fender Telecaster

Telecaster Series CBS (1967)

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CUSTOM: 3-Tone Sunburst (No upcharge) Lake Placid Blue Metallic - Ocean Tuquoise Metallic - Blue Ice Metallic - Teal Green Metallic - Sonic Blue - Firemist Gol Metallic - Charcoal Frost Metallic - Seafoam Green - Firemist Silver - Candy Apple Red Metallic - Olympic White - Dakota Red - Black - Fiesta Red

Body Wood: Ash or Alder
Lacquer: Nitrocellulose
Shape: Telecaster Standard
Pickguard: 8 Hole / 3-Ply White/Black/White Vinyl or ABS
Serial: Stamped On Neckplate / 6-Digit

Neck Wood: Maple
Decal: Gold Transition w/ Black Trim + "Telecaster" + Pat#
Black CBS Logo w /Gold Trim+ "Telecaster" + Pat# (since Fall-'67)
Fretboard Material: Rosewood / Maple (Maple Cap, no Skunk Stripe)
Neck Lacquer: Nitrocellulose
Neck Profile: Medium/Slim "C"
Headstock: Standard Tele
Nut Width: 1.650" (42mm) +/-
Scale: 25.5"
Radius: 7.25"
#Frets: 21
Fretwire: 6230 Vintage Frets
Trussrod: Vintage Heel Adjust
Bolt-On Type: 4-Bolt

Bridge Type: 3-Saddle Vintage String-trough Bridge / Ashtray Cover
Bridge Marking: "FENDER Pat.No DES.164227 / 2.573.254"
Saddle: Threaded Steel Saddles
Tuners: "F" Tuners
String Tree: Butterfly
Neckplate: Blank Plate
Knobs: Knurled Flat-Top

Switch: 3-Way CRL / Top Hat Switch-Tip
Wiring Info: Standard B/BM/N
Capacitor: 50V / .05uf Dime Capacitor
Pickup Config: SS
Neck Pickup: Vintage Single Coil (With Cover)
Bridge Pickups: Vintage Single-Coil Staggered w/ Cloth Wrap

CASE: Fender Black Hardshell Case w/ Orange Plush Lining (Additional Cost)
- Maple neck now made commercially available
- Fender ends contract with Kluson Manufacture and starts using F-Style Tuners
- "Deep Rhythm" wiring discarded for regular Standard wiring (But many '67 still has the old wiring)


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