Fender 70th Anniversary Broadcaster with Maple Fingerboard - Blackguard Blonde

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  • 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 Original 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.

    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 Blackguard pickups
    • 1-ply black phenolic pickguard
    • Custom neckplate, COA and embroidered hardshell case

    SPECIFICATIONS

    BODY

    • Body Material: Ash
    • Body Finish: Gloss Nitrocellulose Lacquer
    • Body Shape: Telecaster®

    NECK

    • Neck Material: 1-Piece Maple
    • Neck Finish: Gloss Nitrocellulose Lacquer
    • Neck Shape: '50 Broadcaster® "U"
    • Scale Length: 25.5" (648 mm)
    • Finger: board Material1-Piece Maple
    • Fingerboard Radius: 7.25" (184.1 mm)
    • Number of Frets: 21
    • Fret Size: Vintage Tall
    • Nut Material: Bone
    • Nut Width: 1.630” (41.4 mm)
    • Position Inlays: Black Dot

    ELECTRONICS

    • Bridge Pickup: Custom Shop Hand-Wound '50-'51 Blackguard
    • Neck Pickup: Custom Shop Hand-Wound '50-'51 Blackguard
    • Controls: Master Volume, Master Tone
    • Switching: 3-Position Blade: Position 1. Bridge, Position 2. Bridge and Neck, Position 3. Neck
    • Configuration: SS

    HARDWARE

    • 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
    • Switch Tip: Early '50s Tele® Black
    • Neck Plate: 4-Bolt

    MISCELLANEOUS

    • Strings: Fender® USA 250L Nickel Plated Steel (.009-.042 Gauges)

    ACCESSORIES

    • Case/Gig Bag: Vintage Tweed Case
  • We understand that when you make an order, you want your gear as quickly as possible and we'll do our best to make that happen! Most of the items we sell will ship quickly and be at your door fast. In most cases, orders ship within 1-3 business days. Shipping and delivery dates are not guaranteed unless otherwise specified.

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    This service is currently available for these towns within California: San Rafael, San Anselmo, Fairfax, Larkspur, Greenbrae, Corte Madera, Novato, Sausalito, Belvedere/Tiburon, Ross, Kentfield, and Mill Valley. Shipping rates are shown at checkout. Got questions?... Contact us!

    *Get same day delivery for instock orders received and processed by 2pm, otherwise will deliver the following business day. Delivery fee is based on weight, delivery location and courier fees. Any amounts over $35 - You will be notified to approve before delivery. This is a convenience option only. Deliveries are by a 3rd party delivery service and will deliver to doorstep only. By accepting this delivery process you hereby indemnify Bananas At Large Inc of all responsibility as Bananas At Large is not the delivery agent and assumes no liability on lost or stolen products.

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    • Large items, overweight items may incur additional charges.
    • Certain delivery zones and homes with access issues may incur additional charges or may not qualify for delivery.
    • If the last inventory unit is located at our Santa Rosa store location, there may be a delivery delay that may take an additional business day to have it transferred down to our San Rafael location.

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    Tubes

    Bananas does not warranty tubes in transit. We offer tube removal and individual bubble wrap service for $45 per customer request (for standard amps, more complex amps that take more time may be a higher fee). Customers buying any tube product and having it shipped should understand and realize that Bananas cannot be responsible for damaged tubes from transit. This applies to all new and used products. Certain manufactures offer a tube warranty on their new products as a courtesy, and that is available thru the manufacturer warranty process for all new products where it applies.

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    Any new item (other than as noted in our full Return Policy) purchased from Bananas at Large may be returned within 14 days of the invoice date, for a full refund, exchange or credit. All Pre-Owned Products may be returned in 48 hours. All Clearance, “additional mark down”, additionally discounted, “blow out”, “door buster” or otherwise identified as on sale are all sales final.

    For online orders, the above return policy begins on the day the items were delivered. We must receive an active tracking number within the specified time.

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    Bananas has teamed up with Clyde to offer product protection. Clyde partners with A-rated insurance carriers to offer warranty coverage on your musical instrument or audio equipment.

    How does it work?

    • Warranty coverage will replace or repair your product if your equipment or instruments breaks.
    • To purchase, select the term-length and review the summary of coverage.
    • After purchase, you’ll receive your contract via email.
    • To file a claim, visit hiclyde.com and submit the contract ID found in your email.

    What’s Covered?

    • Power Surges
    • Wear and Tear

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