As part of the Fender Custom Shop Prestige Collection, the guitar is based on the 18th century pocket watch Repeater, the original of which will actually come with the guitar. The Custom Shop masterpiece also boasts e a custom lute-style enameled bridge, a round sound hole with a pierced rosette that is cut identical in design to the watch’s movement “Balance Clock.”
The Music Repeater Tele contains 1,005 diamonds, 38 sapphires and 325 natural pearls, in addition to 18-karat rose gold wire inlay and 18-karat rose gold sheet inlay.
What’s more, the Repeater Tele features custom-designed electronics with a “pan” control of the guitar.
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