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1950 Fender Broadcaster – Blond
We are proud to present an all original 1950 Fender Broadcaster in Blond finish. Made in Fullerton, California.
The 1950 Fender Broadcaster is the first commercial electric guitar in the world that started it all. It features a solid light-weight ash body and a wonderful profile fretted maple neck with 21 frets and black dot position markers. Single “round” string tree. Original individual closed-shell “single” Kluson Deluxe tuners “PAD APPLD 2356766″with oval metal buttons and slot-head screws. Taller dome knobs and all screws on this guitar is slot-head screws as it supposed to be including the truss rod. The headstock with the original maple plug are clean as it can be, with original and crispy Fender Broadcaster decal. Including the original brass saddles on the bridge that intonate perfectly.
This 1950 Fender Broadcaster is overall very good+ condition with nicks and dings and shows sign of natural honest play-wear around the body and neck. No breaks or any repairs !
The original blond finish on this Broadcaster is still looking beautiful and has sign of mojo with no touch up or any overspray. 100% original Blond finish! Both pickups are perfect and well balanced as well. Overall, this 1950 Fender Broadcaster sounds incredible good with so much resonance and tone.
Pickups and the electronics/wiring remain untouched and intact, with no broken solder joints, no re-wound pickups. All original and 100% correct.
The guitar comes complete with the original “thermometer” case. Latches are in perfect working order but missing the handle.
- Body date: November 15th 1950.
- Neck date: None ( 50% of Broadcasters did not have a neck pencil date )
- Bridge 7.71 kOhm.
- Neck: 4.97 kOhm.
- Weight: 3.058 kilograms.