Value of a 1950's Fender Telecaster - Pre-CBS Guitars - Appraisal & Worth Information

Trying to find the value of your 1950's Fender Telecaster?

Garrett Park Guitars is a vintage guitar authority since 1991 and appraises instruments regularly for individuals as well as insurance companies.

 

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Emailinfo@gpguitars.com

Phone:  410-571-9660

We buy vintage instruments and pay top dollar.  We may even come to you and buy your instrument.  We regularly travel to Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, Washington DC, Pennsylvania, Ohio, and the rest of the US and Canada.

Below are some general values of 1950's Fender Telecasters.  These values are approximate and like the stock market, they fluctuate.  Some guitars will fetch more value or less value than what you see here.  The best option to know is to call us at 410-571-9660.

We have found that 1950's Fender Telecasters can range in value from $6,500 to $150,000.  There are many factors that go into that valuation and we can assist in finding the actual value of your instrument.  Consider the following:

  • Does your guitar have a serial number?
  • Have there been any modifications to your guitar?
  • What year was guitar made?
  • Does the truss rod work and adjust the neck properly?
  • Do you have the original case?
  • Are the pickups original?
  • What condition is it in?
  • What color is your guitar?
  • What are the pot codes?
  • What does the neck stamp say?
  • Is the pickguard cracked?
  • Are there missing parts?
  • Do the tuners work properly?
  • How is the neck angle?
  • Has the nut been replaced?
  • Do you have the original receipt?
  • Has the pickup cavity been routed?
  • Do you have the original paperwork or accessories?
  • Has the guitar been refretted?

To find out these details, call us:  410-571-9660 or email us: info@gpguitars.com.

We buy vintage instruments and pay top dollar.  We may even come to you and buy your instrument.  We regularly travel to Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, Washington DC, Pennsylvania, Ohio, and the rest of the US and Canada.

We'd be happy to answer any questions and help you determine the value of your instrument.  Contact us:

Emailinfo@gpguitars.com

Phone:  410-571-9660