Leo carried over features from the Hawaiian steel guitars Fender had already been making since 1945, such as the ashtray bridge cover and Kluson tuners. ´52 Reissue Telecaster from the first year of production (1982) in the correct Butterscotch Blonde (USA). I have a 2004-2008 (?) Hi Tony – Alex from Australia here. Only discovered the ’52 reissue model by accident. Hi Vic, Made in Japan, serial number JV31590. Leo carried over features from the Hawaiian … $1,800. Nash T-52 Telecaster - Mary Kaye. I never saw anybody advertising such an instrument having grey pickup cables. I even reunited her with her long lost sister for the last one! Yes, as far as I know, the first reissues that were called U.S. Vintage Series 52 Telecaster and produced from 1982 to 1997 came with a Top Hat switch tip and had a nitro poly mixed lacquer. Serial #09XX $2950. These are getting harder to find. On the Tone pot all I can read is 64 250K – AU0 or AUO R9144 Hi Robert, How could I send you a photo from the pickups to check? Hi, Thanks, If anyone here has or knows about one of these neck pups, ill be interested in buying….must be original MIJ ’52. Thanks. 1955 Gibson Les Paul. Can you tell me anything on this guitar, I would really appreciate that. 1982 Fender Telecaster '52 Reissue (Fullerton Era) $3,200 (Brooklyn) pic hide this posting restore restore this posting. Please contact the developer of this form processor to improve this message. Original tweed case with all case candy, certificate, owners manual, warranty card, ashtray cover, original strap. Fender '52 Telecaster Fullerton Reissue Butterscotch Blonde 1982. Free shipping. but just look around on the net all the 82 /52 teles i can find have the barrel tip, any more info on this would be great The guitar needed some real TLC…. Thanks, 1982 Fender '52 Reissue Telecaster Butterscotch Blonde Serial Number: FFT82. These neck plates commemorate the fact that Fender was founded in 1946, as well as the fact that Fender is releasing the most accurate and beautiful Fender reissue instruments ever from key historical years. But as said before I would recommend asking on TDPRI. Learn More{{/message}}. Hi there, I'm Paul, and I am a music producer / sound designer and live in Munich. hi, i collect 50’s and 60’s Fenders, serious stuff, but also getting interested in these fullerton reissues, i have a bunch of fullerton strats and 2 x 82/52 teles, one has the barrel tip the other the top hat, the top hat tele is untouched , march neck date, 3 digit serial, all the candy, but i dont understand why the top hat, every other reissue i have ever seen has the barrel tip, i would think the top hat is not original to the guitar, but i read your blog and you say top hat was the tip on the first reissues? I find TDPRI to be a good resource sometimes. Even though the server responded OK, it is possible the submission was not processed. Thanks, it also shows a EX stamped on the back side of the neck which I still could not find why or what it means. Ask for quotes. Plastic or Bakelite pickguard? If you have V12 + 5 digits stamped on the bridge plate your guitar was made in 2012. I have a 52 RI with a neck dated to May 1982, pots are from August 1983 and COA writes 2-3-84. “Famous Players Mick Jagger (Rolling Stones)” ? I am assuming that only the first models had a top hat switch, and I just changed the text of my blog post to this. $2,595.00. © 2020 Paul Reno. These guitars are reputed to sound better than the USA versions. But I don’t think that necessarily means that yours is not stock. Since it had no UV inhibitors the vintage blonde color turned into a faint yellow color over the years. Thanks for the hint! Because the deal did not include production facilities in Fullerton, California the USA guitar production ceased in late 1984. Also in excellent condition. These are the famous VJ series …with the small “squire” logo at the top of the head stock. The serial number is Z0126764. Thx for the great research! Were they pushed out of the factory at about the same time? 1979 Gibson es 347. for starters, the neck pup it’s busted! It's the same as mine - a 1982 Tele, but a different colour. Hello!I purchased my ’52 Tele back in 1982. The frets are more rounded on the top giving them a feeling of being taller without actually being it. Some people expressed concern that the rolled edges could make refretting harder, if necessary. Fender increased its production in March, 1982 by having the Japan-based company Fuji Gen Gakki also build instruments. Hi! These are rapidly becoming vintage guitars and prices are rising. Pre-Owned. The neck plate will serve as an indicator that these “1st 46” models were the first of their kind to be built, as well as add an element of collectability to these first run instruments. Long before the Fender 52 Telecaster Reissues in 1950 the Telecaster was developed by Leo Fender in Fullerton, California and originally introduced as Broadcaster. It's a Fender Telecaster Bass se... How much is my fender stratocaster worth? They also have a little different color and Fender changed to more vintage accurate Alnico 3 magnets pickups and a Barrel switch tip. 1982 first year Fender Fullerton ’52 Telecaster in it’s original and beautiful butterscotch finish. Twice the price of any of the used Bajas and the like – but worth every penny. 23 watchers. Do please let me know if you have more specific thoughts. 1967 Martin D35. Sending kind regards to Stockholm, The subject of this retrospective is an early Squier ’52 Reissue Telecaster, which I bought brand new in 1983, from a shop called Chase, (Old Square, Birmingham city centre, UK), for £205.The guitar was part of what’s now known as the JV series (because the serial numbers began with ‘JV’) – the first wave of Japanese Fender vintage reissues. After Bill Schultz aka “the man who saved Fender” died in 2006 the COA was discontinued. see AVRI 52 Telecaster Service Diagram).It is also the first one that lets you identify the year of production by the serial number. 100% original. How much is my mint 1982 Telecaster worth? Keith Richards plays a 1954 blackguard Telecaster since 1971 which he received on his 27th birthday from Eric Clapton. There has been a Factory Special Run (FSR) Limited Edition American Vintage 52 Telecaster Korina wich had a Korina body and was part of the 10 for 15 Limited Collection in 2015. Thanks for your comment 🙂 In any case please get back to me if you can dig up any information on this! It's got the look, feel, and sound of an old Tele but has some added trimmings. Another indicator of that could be a Top Hat switch tip. Save 1982 telecaster to get e-mail alerts and updates on your eBay Feed. I have written a section about how to date a pot in my post about The Pro Co RAT. I will have to dive into the specs of the 2020 anniversary Tele and actually play one. On early Fender JV models, you will also find "MADE IN JAPAN" written very small under the Fender spaghetti logo on the headstock of the guitar. Very desirable Japanese made. Neck Pickup with No Tone Control (Dark Vintage Circuit), Bridge: Original Vintage Tele Bridge with 3 Brass Saddles, Machine Heads: Fender®/Gotoh® Vintage Style Tuning Machines, Unique Features: U Shape Maple Neck, Black Dot Position Inlays, Vintage styling, Synthetic Bone Nut. Thanks again…. I have a offer to buy a 2017 AVRI and would like to hear your opinion, weich one is the‘better‘ one – the 2017 AVRI of the 2020 70th Anniversary. 17 watchers. In 1998 Fender changed from 1303 to the 0202 model. All prior versions came from the factory with the vintage wiring and the kit to convert it to modern wiring (e.g. It is even more happier after reading this page , given that the American vintage series was extremely dedicated to the old ones with most period correct specs as possible.I am glad that I was able to buy my 52 as it has now been replaced by origin series in 2020 and I was merely wanting to buy a 52 telecaster without so many thoughts . Anders Kraft. The Barrel switch tip has a recessed-top which is also more accurate. On some of the previous models, one could see the pickup cavity under the bridge. It’s possible that the Telecaster reissue appeared in stores before the Strat because it required less work to emulate its vintage appearance. 1982 first year Fender Fullerton ’52 Telecaster in its original and beautiful butterscotch finish. Sounds fantastic. So it turns out that when my dad bought me my first ever electric guitar in 1982, he also bought another which has been under the bed in his house for the last 32 years. 1972 SG Standard. Previous models were sometimes called “Pumpkincaster”. Not so with the new models. I write this blog together with my friend Michael who is a musician / media creative from Munich. + 7 S 0 P O N S O A R P A 7 E E D-1-1 U J-1 0 F J-1-1. $800. One of the earliest '52 Vintage Reissue Teles from Fender's Fullerton era, low serial number, pots from 1981 and certificate dated april 14th 1982. So just to confirm - you think it is worth somewhere between $2,500 and $3,200 USD. Anders Kraft, Hi Anders, Until mid-2005 the guitars came with a Certificate Of Authenticity (COA) with the date of production. They came from the factory wired like the 50's guitars, but included the parts to convert them to modern wiring so chances are it has been rewired. Very excellent demonstration on the 52 telecaster reissues!Recently I got my American vintage 52 made in 2017 as it has a serial number started with V17 on the plate…I wouldn’t know if I hadn’t read this page. Good luck with your search and please let me know if you find an answer! 1971 Ensenada CG … It is the world’s first solid-body electric guitar that was commercially successful and has been in production ever since. see the last page of the Fender American Vintage Brochure from 2012). Because of the black pickguard, the early Telecaster had they are sometimes called ‘Black-guard’ Telecaster. 1982 Fender American Vintage '52 Reissue Series Telecaster This Tele is in good shape for its age. The values should be close, though yours is not mint condition anymore. My guess is that it says AUD and that the number 9144 indicates the 44th week of 1991. By entering this site you declare On later Fender JV models, the "MADE IN JAPAN" can be found on the heel of the guitar neck, just above the metal neck plate. I have a 1986 52 and it has a tophat switch. The number ... WHAT IS MY FENDER TELECASTER 1969 SERIAL NUMBER 273820 WORTH. Serial number US10114593guitar is near mint, with some minor fret wear;a. I have a 1982 japan squire 70s reissue in excellent shape all original any ... Any idea what a 1982 Stratocaster stratoburst Blue/silver. You can always send me an email to michael@paulreno.de Fender American Vintage Brochure from 2012, Fender U.S. Vintage 52 Telecaster Manual 1981, Fender U.S. Vintage 52 Telecaster Manual 1986, Fender American Vintage Reissue 52 Telecaster Service Diagram 1998, Fender American Vintage 52 Telecaster Service Diagram 2012, Fender American Vintage Lacquer Information Sheet (2012), Pickups: Two Single-Coil Pickups with Volume and Tone Controls, Bridge: 3-Saddle Strings-Through-Body Bridge with Brass Saddles, Alnico 5 magnets pickups with plastic insulation wire, A Top Hat switch tip (probably only on the first versions), Neck: 1-Piece Maple, U Shape, (Nitrocellulose Lacquer Finish), Fingerboard: Maple, 7.25″ Radius (184 mm), Pickups: 2 American Vintage Tele® Single-Coil Pickups, -Position 2. ... Over $2,800.00 - apply Price filter. Yep, both pushed out of the Fullerton factory in 1977 to 1978. While you could see through the previous finish the new one has a tint so you can see less of the grain.The AV 52 Tele was the first of the 52 reissues to have a Flash Coat Lacquer (supposedly the same lacquer as Fenders Thin Skin models) that was all Nitro with a Nitro Sanding sealer, Nitro color and Nitro topcoat (according to Rob Schwarz, Fender). Here's one of the first Fender reissues and still one of the best - a pre-owned Fender '52 Tele made in the Fullerton factory before Fender made the move to Corona. 1982 Squier Telecaster '52 Reissue, black. Serial number is Korea s... Strings@Things Kustom Bass Serial 00022 with Tom Ketner name in neck 1982 or3. Best of luck, In some reissue models it can be found on the headstock or the neck plate. The new ones are looking much lighter. I had the guitar at a friend’s place for more than 8 years…. By that serial number, your Dad's guitar was made at the Fender production plant in Fullerton, California in 1977 or early 1978. Michael. Definitely a keeper 🙂. ’52 Reissue Telecaster from the first year of production (1982) in the correct Butterscotch Blonde. hi Alex, thats interesting, still though i search reverb and other places and see all the 52 reissues for sale and so far never spotted one with top hat, anyway really its no big deal, actually just bought another one this week, a mint 82/52 i mean unmarked new condition except 1 minor issue, no ashtray and no switch tip, i just ordered a repro barrel and ashtray for it… Tony. Especially there are 2 main differences: The colour (BB vs Blackguard Blonde) and the PU‘s (Custom Shop). Then there are the Fender Custom Shop (CS), Made in Japan (MIJ), Crafted in Japan (CIJ), Made in Mexico (MIM) and Squire 52 Telecaster models. His guitar tech Ted Newman Jones III replaced the neck position pickups with Gibson PAF humbuckers and the guitar is called “Micaweber”. Free shipping. They appear to be similar models, except for the rosewood fingerboard on dad's. I will then add a chapter about it. $400. before all this pandemic he moved away and brought me the guitar back. The Pickups are more vintage-accurate sounding and still have Alnico 3 magnets. Rather than just replacing the previous models with different ones, the entire vintage-reissue concept has been completely and comprehensively re-imagined—restoring original tooling dies, voicing new pickups, reformulating vintage colors and more—based on actual vintage guitars designers tracked down to ensure even greater accuracy.”, “All the new American Vintage Series guitars feature thick and slim necks with profiles and edges carefully re-sculpted to reflect even greater period-correct authenticity, with both maple and rosewood fingerboards, vintage-style frets and bone nuts; all-new vintage-style pickups wound to period-correct specs and sound to accurately reflect specific model years, and even specific periods within specific model years; retooled pickguards, parts, and hardware designed to accurately reflect specific model years (and again, even specific periods within specific model years), and standard and custom-color finishes re-formulated for even greater period-correct authenticity.The new guitars are the American Vintage 56, 59 and 65 Stratocaster models (56 model also in left-handed version), American Vintage 58 and 64 Telecaster models (64 model also in left-handed version), American Vintage 65 Jazzmaster and American Vintage 65 Jaguar. $500. Description These are getting harder to find. This early Fullerton Tele is a great example from the Fullerton reissue era of Fender. The guitar in all these years remains 100% untouched and original in all respects.Four digit serial 5***. Includes original tweed case. Condition is Excellent with just a couple of dings. The American Vintage 52 Telecaster (AV) was advertised as ‘Pure Vintage’ at first (e.g. Hello! Michael, Thank you Michael. In 1965 Leo Fender sold his company to the Columbia Broadcasting System (CBS), an American commercial broadcast television network. This would be in line with the 4 digits on your bridge plate pointing to a U.S. Vintage Series that was built between 1982 and 1997. When Fender replaced the AV series with the American Original (AO) they started using the same body finishes as the AVRI (urethane base coat under lacquers) again.This is the first 52 Tele Reissue that comes with a thinner case and the modern wiring of bridge/both/neck standard and a kit to convert it to the vintage wiring (bridge/neck/neck with the tone capacitor) (see AV 52 Telecaster Service Diagram). 1988 AVRI Telecaster [52 reissue. or Best Offer +$129.72 shipping. 1982 Fender Telecaster '52 Reissue (Fullerton Era) $3,200 (Brooklyn) pic hide this posting restore restore this posting. I hope this helps! favorite this post Nov 17 Monster American Fender Telecaster $800 (Westchester County) pic hide this posting restore restore this posting. No mistake here. Pickups have grey insulated cables. These were only made in Japan in 82 through 84. The neck lacquer on the AV 52 Telecasters is virtually untinted. 1972 Ensenada C105. Again thanks for the writeup! These units will be randomly distributed around the globe for Fender fans everywhere to have a chance to find one in their local stores.The American Vintage Series has long presented some of Fender’s best-selling guitars (their early-80s introduction, in fact, was one of the first signs that Fender was “back” as the CBS era ended). I would like to share my pics with all of you but I don’t think it is possible to load pics here(??) That is very cool! favorite this post Nov 12 '51 MIJ Fender Precision Bass Reissue $1,100 (Waltham) pic hide this posting restore restore this posting. I've been offered this "rare" telecaster and $400 for my 1982 Gibson es-335 Dot. I just purchased on that has 5 digits serial number on the bridge plate and the base of the neck has a hand written date of 11-8-96. If you're a Tele purist, check out the Fender American Vintage '52 Telecaster electric guitar. Cookies. Vintage 1982 Fender All Tube Twin Reverb II $850 ... 1999 Fender Nashville B-Bender Telecaster $1,650 (Waltham) ... $1,100. Is this a good deal? You could check some catalogs yourself at Vintaxe or Music Man Steve. 1988 Fender '57 Stratocaster. The only thing that perplexes me is the rosewood fingerboard. Butterscotch Blonde (BSB) is supposed to simulate that color. What is a Fender Telecaster guitar worth made in 1965 MINT condition? So it turns out that when my dad bought me my first ever electric guitar in 1982, he also bought another which has been under the bed in his house for the last 32 years. Does this help value my Dad's one?. Comes with the hard case shown in the photos. For this reissue Fender did a complete redesign. Fender started making the first 52 reissues in 1982 in the Fullerton plant but the first ones were allegedly assembled in Japan. The Southern California guitarist Ted Greene helped Fender with the design by referencing his extensive collection of old Telecasters. stay safe! Many thanks for the writeup, I had questions that you’ve cleared up on these guitars except one. 1988 Fender AVRI '57 reissue Stratocaster. From Spain. Both guitars are in great shape and original. If it is the base model Telecaster, it is worth somewhere between $2,500 and $3,200 USD depending upon the finish (color). If the serial number has 4 digits and is stamped on the bridge plate it could be from the U.S. Vintage Series that was built between 1982 and 1997. Its simple yet effective design with two pickups and a 3-way-switch and revolutionary sound broke ground. or Best Offer. I have a mint H162 and am trying to find out when it was built. Sorry I have been away. Are both cables on one pickup gray? Strings: Fender Super 250R, Nickel Plated Steel. Wondering what my dad's guitars are worth? I have a 1982 Strat elite # E343057 and I'm looking for it"s... How much is my Strat worth? The combination of the text "Made in Japan" and the serial number was used until 1997. Picked up a late model AV52 in one of the local music shops here in Ireland (Jimi’s) and fell in love with it straight away. No idea how many they were producing a year though. $610.00. $1,550.15. Thanks for posting the pics. 1984 '52 Telecaster. Seria... What is my 1982-1985 USA Telecaster worth. ps i also have a real in like 9/10 condition 52 tele …..and we all know its barrel tips for 52, Hi Tony, Regular price $0.00 $1,999.99 Sale 🚫 OUT OF STOCK - CONTACT US to see when more will arrive. All wiring on these guitars were to spec and cloth wire used, not the plastic used on later models. It also should help you to identify the different versions at a glance. But I have not yet heard of anybody actually refretting one.The color of the BSB is also lighter and less orange-ish. Long before the Fender 52 Telecaster Reissues in 1950 the Telecaster was developed by Leo Fender in Fullerton, California and originally introduced as Broadcaster. 1982 Fender Vintage '62 reissue. also most revews say they are nitro, but you said its not 100% nitro? This is one of the first 1952 Telecaster reissue guitars from Fender. They were Fenders first try on recreating a 1952 Telecaster and had some historical inaccuracies: This version has a slim neck with a C profile and a 4 digits serial number stamped on the bridge plate. Also, the American Vintage 52 Telecaster returns to the fold (in right- and left-handed versions) with body, neck, and pickups refined with the best features—tones, curves, perimeters, radii and more—from a handful of extraordinary 52 Telecaster specimens examined by Fender craftsmen.” – Fender. Pre-Owned. made from 1982 to 1984. Other players who have made it famous include Danny Gatton, Ry Cooder, Andy Summers, Albert Lee, and Waylon Jennings. To get the guitar as accurate as possible the body dimensions and necks of several vintage guitars where remeasured. I just checked a couple of catalogs from that time and could not find pics of a top hat Tele. The first 46 instruments produced of each AV model featured a “1st 46” neck plate. You can see Mick playing a 1952 Telecaster here: https://youtu.be/L3QqMIjjNMI?t=45m21s Hello Michael! Looks like they were 7000 guitars apart in the factory. I miss the last reissue- the 2020 70th anniversary Telecster. By that year group, it ought to be bare maple. In October 1985 the production started in the new factory in Corona, California where only the Vintage Reissue Stratocaster models were produced until 1986. Mine is a 82 as you can see by the pics (neck). David Gilmour played a Broadcaster, and Jimmy Page almost exclusively used a 50s Tele on the first two Zep records. favorite this post Nov 24 Th... Valuation - American Custom Shop Strat - Circa 1982. Have you checked the neck and neck pocket for a pencil date or stamp? Because of the new name American Vintage Reissue, they are often referred to as AVRI. These guitars have a thicker neck than the previous ones with a modest U profile and more accurate 12th fret markers. Bruce Springsteen may play the most famous 50s Tele in the world (after Keith). Pre-Owned. The neck has rolled edges that give it a broken-in feel. The Vintage Lacquer Information Sheet was part of the case candy and warned customers about possible “checking” or cracking of the wood. In January '82 they introduced the Vintage Reissue Telecaster as a production model. I have a 1982 Squier JV (sn 19129) that I bought new in Mar ... Whats a brand new 1982 fender squire strat worth ?? Maybe you could ask the guys on TDPRI? or Best Offer. 1 result for 1982 fender telecaster Save 1982 fender telecaster to get e-mail alerts and updates on your eBay Feed. The server responded with {{status_text}} (code {{status_code}}). Michael. It is literally mint - has never been out of the hard case. Pre-Owned. Fender Squier Telecaster ‘52 Reissue 1982 JV Series Export. This early Fullerton Tele is a great example from the Fullerton reissue era of Fender. 1983 aVRI '62 strtocaster. Thanks for reaching out! Am at a family reunion, and am not near the computer so much. Watch; Results matching fewer words. Michael. Complete with a full set of tags, certificates, accessories, stored in a beautiful original case. Production didn't start until mid '82 or so.

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