Fender Custom Shop LTD Artisan Tele AAA Koa Top

£2,919.00 (including VAT @ 20%)

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Estimated delivery to you: 17th January 2017
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Product Ref: 77699

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  • Custom Shop Hand-wound '51 Nocaster® Bridge Pickup
  • TV Jones® Classic Pickup on the Neck Offers Authentic Growl
  • AAA Koa Top Adds Crispness and Definition to the Guitar’s Voice
  • 1-Piece AAA Birdseye Maple Neck with 1963 C-Shaped Profile

Fender Custom Shop LTD Artisan Tele AAA Koa Top


The Fender Custom Shop LTD Artisan Tele features a stunning AAA Koa Top, that not only provides a unique elegance, but also adds crispness and definition to the overall tone. This stylish guitar is equipped with a Custom Shop Handwound '51 Nocaster® Bridge pickup and a TV Jones® Classic pickup on the neck that together deliver a classic telecaster twang with authentic growl and grind. In addition, the Artisan Tele also features a 1-Piece AAA Birdseye Maple Neck with 1963 C-Shaped profile which is both comfortable and easy to hold. Additional details include an engraved limited edition neck plate, dark rosewood fingerboard, volume and tone control and a 1-Ply Gold Anodized pickguard. This limited edition guitar is also complete with a deluxe hardshell case for transportation.

Product Ref: 77699

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Sophisticated Appearance

The Fender Custom Shop LTD Artisan Telecaster is visually stunning thanks to its distinctive AAA Koa top with classic F-hole. AAA refers to the quality of the wood, and the Artisan's Koa top is definitely worth of this title, as its unique grain means no two guitars are the same. Koa is a popular choice for guitar tops, due to its ability to deliver crispness and definition to the guitar’s voice. Finished with a Tasmanian blackwood body with white binding and a 1-Piece AAA Birdseye Maple Neck, the Artisan is an elegant combination of beautiful tonewoods. The use of AAA maple for the neck provides both aesthetics and function, due to its density and unique grain, and is perfect for all playing styles.


The lacquer-finished Thinline body is equipped with two pickups, including a Custom Shop Handwound '51 Nocaster® Bridge pickup, and a TV Jones® Classic pickup on the neck. Both pickups can be used simultaneously or individually to achieve an authentic growl and grind, a classic twang and also a renowned Telecaster tone. Switching between pickups is easy thanks to the 3-position toggle, which offers combinations of; Bridge Pickup, Bridge and neck pickup, and neck pickup. The reversed control plate makes it easier to quickly access the volume and tone controls and the RSD-designed bridge sports a lower side profile and redesigned brass saddles.

C-Shaped Neck Profile

A comfortable neck profile is important when playing a guitar, and the Artisan features a popular C-Shaped profile. This particular type of neck profile leaves a small pocket of space between the palm of the players hand and the neck of the guitar, allowing more versatility along the fretboard. It also provides a comfortable playing style enabling you to play for longer.


  • Custom Shop Handwound '51 Nocaster® Bridge pickup offers classic twang and renowned Telecaster tone
  • TV Jones® Classic pickup on the neck offers authentic growl and grind
  • AAA koa top adds crispness and definition to the guitar’s voice
  • Tasmanian blackwood body with white binding
  • 1-Piece AAA Birdseye Maple Neck with 1963 C-Shaped profile
  • Sophisticated style and deep rich tone
  • Certificate of authenticity and deluxe hardshell case
  • Engraved limited edition neck plate
  • Classic F-Hole for traditional look
  • 1-Ply Gold Anodized pickguard



  • Body Shape:Telecaster®
  • Body Binding:Bound Top
  • Body Material: Tasmanian Blackwood
  • Body Finish: Lacquer
  • Body Top:AAA Koa


  • Neck Material:1-Piece AAA Birdseye Maple Neck
  • Neck Shape:1963 "C"
  • Neck Finish:
  • Neck Plate:
  • Scale Length: 25.5" (648 mm)
  • Fingerboard: AAA Rosewood (Sorted for Dark)
  • Number of Frets: 21
  • Fret Size:6105 Narrow Jumbo
  • Nut:Bone
  • Nut Width:1.650" (42 mm)
  • Position Inlays: Mother-of-Pearl

Harware & Electronics

  • Bridge Pickup:Custom Shop Handwound '51 Nocaster® Bridge
  • Neck Pickup:TV Jones® Classic
  • Controls: Volume, Tone
  • Pickup Switching: 3-Position Toggle
  • Bridge:RSD Telecaster®
  • Tuning Machines: Sperzel® Die-Cast with White Pearloid Buttons
  • Control Knobs: Knurled Dome
  • Strings:NPS, .010-.046 Gauges
  • Pickguard:1-Ply Gold Anodized
  • Case:Deluxe Hardshell Case
  • Accessories:Strap and Certificate of Authenticity