Beautifully streamlined and sophisticated, the Artisan Koa Tele has all the feel and sound you would expect from the Fender Custom Shop. Aesthetically and sonically intriguing, the Artisan Koa Tele sports a roasted okume body and a 4A koa top, giving it a striking appearance, while the wood combination provides unmistakable Fender tone. A meticulously crafted 4A roasted flame maple neck with a Macassar ebony fingerboard and a set of custom P90 pickups make for an exquisite amalgamation.
Other highlights include thick “C”-shaped neck profile, 9.5”-12” compound-radius fingerboard, 21 6105 frets, 3-way switching, Fat ‘50s Tele wiring, single-ply tortoiseshell pickguard, sawed-off RSD bridge, vintage-style tuning machines with Fender logo and tortoiseshell buttons, bone nut and wing string tree. Includes deluxe hardshell case, strap and Certificate of Authenticity.
3-Position Blade: Position 1. Bridge Pickup, Position 2. Bridge and Neck Pickups, Position 3. Neck Pickup
Sawed Off RSD Telecaster®
Vintage-Style with Fender Logo
Fender® USA 250R Nickel Plated Steel (.010-.046 Gauges)
Deluxe Hardshell Case, Strap, Certificate of Authenticity
The Artisan series is built to spotlight fine woods with distinctive figures and hand-rubbed oil finishes. Artisan series instruments are also outfitted with a wealth of special appointments and features that contribute to their striking sound and style.