Fender Custom Shop 1952 Telecaster Relic – By (Then) Apprentice Dale Wilson

kr. 44.999

Fender Custom Shop
1952 Telecaster Relic - By (Then) Apprentice Dale Wilson
Original Hardshell Case + COA
Excellent / All Original

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Fender Custom Shop 1952 Telecaster Relic – By (Then) Apprentice Dale Wilson

We present a very rare and cool Fender Custom Shop 1952 Telecaster Relic Made by Dale Wilson as an apprenticeship for becoming a Masterbuilder at Fender Custom Shop in December 2010. The guitar was built for the Namm show January 2011. His first gold pen signature on back of the headstock representing him as a Masterbuilder just before he get’s his own Fender Custom Shop masterbuilder signature stamp.

There is a note on the Custom Shop floor traveler that states “By Apprentice Dale Wilson”. The guitar is in excellent condition with minor fretwear or any other kind of play-wear. It’s 100% all original throughout, just like Dale Wilson built it, featuring no modifications, breaks or any repairs. It comes with the original Fender Tweed hardshell case and the original certificate of authenticity.


Tech Specs


Number of Strings6
Weight3.658 Kilograms / 8.065 Ibs


Body Shape1952 Telecaster
Body FinishRelic
Body Material2-Piece Ash Body
Body Lacquer Nitrocellulose Lacquer
ColorMatching a Picture of a Blackguard Telecaster



Neck MaterialMaple Plain Grain
Neck ShapeNocaster “U”
Neck Style52 Tele CC/Rel
Neck FinishNitrocellulose Lacquer
Fingerboard Radius7.25″ Radius
Facedots InlayMicarta Black Dots .250
Decal52-60 Decal
Number of Frets21
Scale Length25.5″
Nut Width1.650″
Butt Width2.200″
Nut Material Std Fb Blank
Fret SizeSanko 6105
Head StyleTele
Mounting Style4 Bolt
Neck Spec 1st Fret:.990″
Neck Spec 12th Fret:.990″


BigsbyBigsby B-16 Trem
Tuning KeysVintage w. Fender Logo Relic
OutputVintage Tele
Neck PlateR Serial Tele
PickguardVintage Tele 1-Ply Black Phenolic LAM RH


Neck PickupOBG Bridge Relic
Bridge PickupTwisted Tele Neck Relic
Pickup Selector3-Way Switch
Volume & Tone KnobsKnurled Flat-top Knobs
Pots250k 10% Taper Split
Controls51 Nocaster
WiringModern Wiring


Model1952 Telecaster Relic
BuildApprenticeship by Dale Wilson, now master Builder at Fender Custom Shop
Strings Gauge.010, .013, .017, .026, .036, .046
CaseOriginal Hardshell Case
AccessoriesCOA + Case candy
Serial NumberCZ517804