2020 Fender 70th Anniversary Broadcaster®, Maple Fingerboard, Blackguard Blonde

$ 1,999.99 

  • 2020 Fender 70th Anniversary Broadcaster®, Maple Fingerboard, Blackguard Blonde
  • 2020 Fender 70th Anniversary Broadcaster®, Maple Fingerboard, Blackguard Blonde
  • 2020 Fender 70th Anniversary Broadcaster®, Maple Fingerboard, Blackguard Blonde
  • 2020 Fender 70th Anniversary Broadcaster®, Maple Fingerboard, Blackguard Blonde
  • 2020 Fender 70th Anniversary Broadcaster®, Maple Fingerboard, Blackguard Blonde
  • 2020 Fender 70th Anniversary Broadcaster®, Maple Fingerboard, Blackguard Blonde
  • 2020 Fender 70th Anniversary Broadcaster®, Maple Fingerboard, Blackguard Blonde
  • 2020 Fender 70th Anniversary Broadcaster®, Maple Fingerboard, Blackguard Blonde
  • 2020 Fender 70th Anniversary Broadcaster®, Maple Fingerboard, Blackguard Blonde
  • 2020 Fender 70th Anniversary Broadcaster®, Maple Fingerboard, Blackguard Blonde
  • 2020 Fender 70th Anniversary Broadcaster®, Maple Fingerboard, Blackguard Blonde
  • 2020 Fender 70th Anniversary Broadcaster®, Maple Fingerboard, Blackguard Blonde
  • 2020 Fender 70th Anniversary Broadcaster®, Maple Fingerboard, Blackguard Blonde
  • 2020 Fender 70th Anniversary Broadcaster®, Maple Fingerboard, Blackguard Blonde
  • 2020 Fender 70th Anniversary Broadcaster®, Maple Fingerboard, Blackguard Blonde
  • 2020 Fender 70th Anniversary Broadcaster®, Maple Fingerboard, Blackguard Blonde
  • 2020 Fender 70th Anniversary Broadcaster®, Maple Fingerboard, Blackguard Blonde
  • 2020 Fender 70th Anniversary Broadcaster®, Maple Fingerboard, Blackguard Blonde
  • 2020 Fender 70th Anniversary Broadcaster®, Maple Fingerboard, Blackguard Blonde
  • 2020 Fender 70th Anniversary Broadcaster®, Maple Fingerboard, Blackguard Blonde
  • 2020 Fender 70th Anniversary Broadcaster®, Maple Fingerboard, Blackguard Blonde
  • 2020 Fender 70th Anniversary Broadcaster®, Maple Fingerboard, Blackguard Blonde
  • 2020 Fender 70th Anniversary Broadcaster®, Maple Fingerboard, Blackguard Blonde
  • 2020 Fender 70th Anniversary Broadcaster®, Maple Fingerboard, Blackguard Blonde
  • 2020 Fender 70th Anniversary Broadcaster®, Maple Fingerboard, Blackguard Blonde
  • 2020 Fender 70th Anniversary Broadcaster®, Maple Fingerboard, Blackguard Blonde
  • 2020 Fender 70th Anniversary Broadcaster®, Maple Fingerboard, Blackguard Blonde

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For your consideration, Garrett Park Guitars presents this 2020 Fender 70th Anniversary Broadcaster®, Maple Fingerboard, Blackguard Blonde.  

We are so honored to offer this 70th Anniversary Broadcaster and couldn't be more happy with the quality, sound, and attention to detail.  In this listing are the actual photos of the guitar and not stock photos.

For sale is serial number V1974728 with deluxe tweed 70th Anniversary hardshell case, leather strap, certificate of authenticity, cable, pickguard cover, wiring diagram, and blend circuit.

In the fall of 1950, the world of guitar and popular music changed forever with the introduction of the Broadcaster®, Fender’s first solid body electric guitar with a truss rod and two pickups. A few short months later, a telegram from Gretsch®, owner of the BroadKaster® trademark, ended Fender’s use of the name. For a short time, the word "Broadcaster" was simply clipped off the headstock decal - these guitars are known as "Nocaster®s." Thereafter, this revolutionary guitar was dubbed the Telecaster®. Original Broadcaster models, of which only 250 are thought to have been produced, have become highly collectible.

The Fender® 70th Anniversary Broadcaster celebrates the remarkable origins of one of Fender’s most iconic models. Features include an ash body with Blackguard Blonde lacquer finish, period-correct black phenolic pickguard, thick "U"-shaped neck, Custom Shop-designed '50-'51 Blackguard pickups, special anniversary neck plate, embroidered case and a custom COA. The controls are wired for standard Telecaster operation, while an optional original Broadcaster wiring kit, included in the case, can be installed to replicate the unique "blend" circuit used in original Broadcasters. Production of the 70th Anniversary Broadcaster will be limited to 2020 only.

From the Fender website:

FEATURES

  • Ash body with Blackguard Blonde lacquer finish
  • One-piece maple neck with 7.25” radius fingerboard and 21 vintage-tall frets
  • ‘50s Broadcaster spaghetti logo
  • Fender Custom Shop Designed '50-'51 Blackguard pickups
  • 1-ply black phenolic pickguard
  • Custom neckplate, COA and embroidered hardshell case
LACQUER FINISH

The nitrocellulose lacquer finish not only lets the body breathe with its true tonal character, it also ages and wears in a distinctively personal way.

 

CUSTOM SHOP-DESIGNED BLACKGUARD PICKUPS

Designed by the Fender Custom Shop, these single-coil pickups recreate the tone of the earliest Telecaster models.

 

THICK “U” NECK SHAPE

This Telecaster features a “U”-shaped neck profile for the substantial fret-hand feel typical of instruments from our original decade.

 

VINTAGE-ACCURATE BODY AND NECK RADII

Original-era fans can rest assured every curve and line of the body and neck are accurate to the historic originals.

 

AUTHENTIC BROADCASTER WIRING KIT IN CASE

A reproduction of the vintage-correct Broadcaster 'blend' circuit is included in the case and can optionally be installed in the guitar for the most authentic experience.

 

ANNIVERSARY NECK PLATE AND EMBROIDERED CASE

Commemorative neck plate and embroidered case celebrates 70 years since the introduction of the Broadcaster.

Specifications: 

Model Name: 70th Anniversary Broadcaster®, Maple Fingerboard, Blackguard Blonde

Model #: 0170270868

Series: Limited Edition
Country Of Origin: US
Color: Blackguard Blonde
Body: Ash
Body Finish: Gloss Nitrocellulose Lacquer
Body Shape: Telecaster®
Neck Material: 1-Piece Maple
Neck Finish: Gloss Nitrocellulose Lacquer
Neck Shape: '50 Broadcaster® "U"
Scale Length: 25.5" (648 mm)
Fingerboard: 1-Piece Maple
Fingerboard Radius: 7.25" (184.1 mm)
Number of Frets: 21
Frets Size: Vintage Tall
String Nut: Bone
Nut Width: 1.630” (41.4 mm)
Position Inlays: Black Dot
Bridge Pickup: Custom Shop Hand-Wound '50-'51 Blackguard
Neck Pickup: Custom Shop Designed '50-'51 Blackguard
Controls: Master Volume, Master Tone
Pickup Switching: 3-Position Blade: Position 1. Bridge, Position 2. Bridge and Neck, Position 3. Neck
Pickup Configuration: SS
Bridge: 3-Saddle Vintage-Style Strings-Through-Body Tele® with Brass Barrel Saddles
Hardware Finish: Nickel/Chrome
Tuning Machines: Vintage-Style
Pickguard: 1-Ply Black Phenolic
Control Knobs: Knurled Dome-Style
Strings: Fender® USA 250R Nickel Plated Steel (.010-.046 Gauges)
Photos are of the actual guitar and are not stock photos.  

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