Fender TL 69-75 Paisley Telecaster Solid Body Electric Guitar (1986)

Fender  TL 69-75 Paisley Telecaster Solid Body Electric Guitar  (1986)
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Fender TL 69-75 Paisley Telecaster Model Solid Body Electric Guitar (1986), made in Japan, serial # A-026515, pink paisley metallic paper with overcoat of clear acrylic finish, hardwood body, maple neck, tweed hard shell case.

This is a fairly early and very well done Fender Japan re-issue of the infamous 1969 paisley Telecaster, built less than 20 years after the original. It has a hand dated mark 10-13-86 on the neck heel in pencil. The neck is made from very nice maple with a profile a bit flatter than the original '69 style but quite comfortable. The paisley finish is very accurately re-created but does not show the heavy checking and peeling common to the originals today. This version of the TL 69-75 was one of Fender Japan's best efforts in the 1980's and becoming recognized as a classic in its own right now 35 years along. This is a fairly light and handy Telecaster, and its timely/timeless paisley livery remains unmistakable, as always James Burton and Elvis approved.
Overall length is 38 3/4 in. (98.4 cm.), 12 1/2 in. (31.8 cm.) wide at lower bout, and 1 3/4 in. (4.4 cm.) in depth, measured at side of rim. Scale length is 25 1/2 in. (648 mm.). Width of nut is 1 5/8 in. (41 mm.).

This guitar shows some signs of use but is overall nicely preserved, considering is now almost 35 years old. There is minor wear including some dings, dents and chips into and in a few cases through the finish overall but no signs of heavy use. The frets also have some very minor wear in the lower positions but the guitar plays very well and has the classic Tele twang in spades. It includes a later but very good quality re-issue tweed case. Overall Excellent Condition.