Fender 70th Anniversary Esquire Electric Guitar - Surf Green
The very first solid-body electric guitar offered by Fender in 1950 was the Esquire. With an elegant single-cutaway silhouette, adjustable 3-saddle bridge and a lone, repurposed lap-steel pickup in the bridge position – the Esquire laid the groundwork for all solidbody electric guitars to follow and foreshadowed its more famous sibling, the Telecaster.
Like the earliest Esquire models, the 70th Anniversary Esquire features a pine body – a lightweight wood known for punchy and complex tone – and upgrades it with our roasting treatment, greatly improving the resonance of the body. Other features include a lacquer finish, thick “U”-shaped neck, Tim Shaw-designed Esquire bridge pickup – inspired by an original ’50 Esquire from Songbirds Museum in Chattanooga, TN - special anniversary neck plate and tweed case.
Production of the 70th Anniversary Esquire will be limited to 2020 only.
- Body Material:Roasted Pine
- Body Finish:Gloss Nitrocellulose Lacquer
- Color:Surf Green
- Neck Material:Maple
- Neck Shape:Thick U
- Fingerboard Material:Maple
- Fingerboard Inlay:Black Dots
- Number of Frets:21, Narrow Tall
- Scale Length:25.5"
- Nut Width:1.650"
- Nut Material:Bone
- Bridge/Tailpiece:3-Saddle Vintage String-through body with Steel Saddles
- Tuners:Vintage Style
- Bridge Pickup:Tim Shaw Designed Esqure Single-coil
- Controls:1 x master volume, 1 x master tone, 3-way blade pickup switch
- Strings:Fender, .009-.042
- Case Included:Hardshell Case