Fender American Vintage '65 Jazzmaster Electric Guitar

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The American Vintage series introduces an all-new lineup of original-era model year guitars that bring Fender history and heritage to authentic and exciting new life. With key features and pivotal design elements spanning the mid-1950s to the mid-1960s, new American Vintage series instruments delve deep into Fender’s roots—expertly preserving an innovative U.S. guitar-making legacy and vividly demonstrating like never before that Fender not only knows where it’s going, but also remembers where it came from.

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). Today, Fender has boldly cleared the slate to make way for a fresh American Vintage series with new features, new specs and the most meticulous level of vintage accuracy yet. Rather than just replacing the previous models with different ones, Fender completely and comprehensively re-imagined the entire vintage-reissue concept—restoring original tooling dies, voicing new pickups, reformulating vintage colors and more—based on actual vintage guitars they tracked down to make sure they had it right. Fender did the work, and it shows, because there’s pure tonal magic in each new American Vintage instrument.

The American Vintage ’65 Jazzmaster takes you back to the middle of that musically momentous decade, when the reverb-drenched surf had largely receded and the Jazzmaster began its steady decade-long ascent toward alternative indispensability for subversive new generations of iconoclastic guitarists. It had also acquired some elegant new design features by 1965, such as a bound round-laminated rosewood fingerboard with larger pearl dot inlays, and distinctive white “witch hat” control knobs. Includes an updated deluxe vintage black hardshell case, vintage '65 Jazz strap, cable, and cloth; flatwound string set, '60s Jazz information kit, bridge cover, vintage and modern owner's manuals and saddle height wrench.


Features:

  • Series: American Vintage
  • Body Material: Alder
  • Body Finish: Fender Flash Coat Lacquer
  • Body Shape: Jazzmaster
  • Neck Material: Maple
  • Neck Finish: Fender Flash Coat Lacquer
  • Neck Shape: Mid '60s "C"
  • Scale Length: 25.5" (648 mm)
  • Fingerboard Material: Round-Laminated Rosewood
  • Fingerboard Radius: 7.25" (184.1 mm)
  • Number of Frets: 21
  • Fret Size: Vintage-Style
  • Nut Material: Bone
  • Nut Width: 1.650" (42 mm)
  • Position Inlays: Dot
  • Truss Rods: Vintage-Style Heel Adjust
  • Truss Rod Nut: Vintage-Style Slotted
  • Neck Pickup: American Vintage '65 Single-Coil Jazzmaster
  • Bridge Pickup: American Vintage '65 Single-Coil Jazzmaster
  • Pickup Switching: 3-Position Toggle: Position 1. Bridge Pickup, Position 2. Bridge and Neck Pickups, Position 3. Neck Pickup; 2-Position Slide: Up: Rhythm Tone Circuit, Down: Lead Tone Circuit
  • Pickup Configuration: S/S
  • Controls: Lead Circuit: Volume, Tone. Rhythm Circuit: Volume, Tone
  • Hardware Finish: Chrome/Nickel-Plated Steel
  • Bridge: American Vintage Floating Tremolo with Tremolo Lock Button
  • Tuning Machines: Single Line "Fender Deluxe" Vintage Style
  • Pickguard: 4-Ply Brown Shell , 3-Ply Eggshell with Vintage Bevel
  • Control Knobs: White "Witch Hat"
  • Case/Gig Bag: Updated Deluxe Vintage Black
  • Included Accessories: Vintage '65 Jazz Strap, Cable, and Cloth; Flatwound String Set, '60s Jazz Information Kit, Bridge Cover, Vintage and Modern Owner's Manuals, Saddle Height Wrench
  • Strings: Fender USA 250R NPS, (.010-.046 Gauges)
  • Other Features: Bound round-laminated rosewood fingerboard with larger pearl dot inlays; White "witch hat" control knobs; All-new pickups wound to period-correct specs and sound, with classic dual-circuit wiring and controls; Vintage-style floating tremolo with lock button


Order your Fender American Vintage '65 Jazzmaster from Sam Ash Direct today with the security of our 45/60 day return/price protection policy, and be sure to take advantage of our fast, free shipping.

Things You Will Get:

  • Electric Guitar
  • Hardshell Case
  • Strap
  • Cable
  • Cloth
  • Flatwound String Set
  • Bridge Cover
Series American Vintage

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American Vintage '65 Jazzmaster Electric Guitar

Fender Musical Instruments Corporation warrants this Fender brand instrument to be free from defects in materials and workmanship for as long as it is owned by the original retail purchaser, except that pickups, switches, jacks, controls, all other electronic components, tuning machines, hardware, pickguards, plated surfaces, gig bags, cases and case hardware are warranted for a period of one (1) year from the date of original purchase. This warranty applies only to the original retail purchaser when this instrument is purchased from an Authorized Fender Dealer and is subject to the limitations set forth herein. IMPORTANT: PLEASE RETAIN YOUR ORIGINAL SALES RECEIPT, AS IT IS YOUR PROOF OF PURCHASE VALIDATING THIS LIMITED WARRANTY.

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