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Fender American Professional Telecaster Electric Guitar

A beautiful example of what American Professional craftsmanship looks like, this Telecaster will ring true with the sound you've come to know and love from Fender.


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Discounted Price $1,449.99 to $1,549.99


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The Tele is a long beloved favorite for musicians from all over the spectrum. It's got one-of-a-kind style and great sound, no matter what version you pick up.  This American Professional Telecaster boasts American expert craftsmanship, professional Fender embellishments, and Tim Shaw designed V-Mod electronics. This model is for the guitar player that wants a versatile, premium, electric guitar, capable of handling many styles of playing.

American Expert Craftsmanship
The American Professional Telecaster was built from the ground up with Fender's long-standing tradition of quality American construction. From years of being tried and tested, and ultimately improved, Fender knows what works and how to do it well. This beautiful Tele sports Fender's Modern Deep "C" neck, a combo between the "C" and the "U" shapes. Thin at the headstock and medium towards the body, the neck design creates a smooth, comfortable playing experience. Coupled with narrow-tall frets which afford a solid feel with incredible bends, this Tele will have you playing at the top of your game.  

Professional Fender Embellishments
Fender spared no detail with this instrument. The American Professional Telecaster sports a Telecaster bridge with compensated brass barrel saddles. This increases the intonation. The ashtray style bridge cover, though familiar, has been cut back a little so you can pick closer without hitting it and messing up your vibe. While all American Professional Telecasters maintain the same level of expert quality, the ash body comes in many finish options, and either a rosewood or maple fingerboard. The stylistic details are in your hands.

Tim Shaw Designed V-Mod Electronics
Without the classic Tele amplified sound, all these incredible features would be for naught. This guitar sports two V-Mod pickups, giving you great tone and allowing you to play many different styles of music. Use the three-way selector to switch your signal to the in-between selection for a nice funk tone. Push it all the way to the neck to get some wonderful jazz tones. No matter what position you play at, the treble bleed circuit assures that if you turn down the volume down, you'll maintain your high end, which is very useful for live experiences.

• Ash Body in Telecaster Shape
• Available in a Variety of Finishes
• Modern Deep "C" Neck with 22 Narrow-Tall Frets
• Options with Maple or Rosewood Fingerboard
• Tim Shaw Designed V-Mod Pickups with Treble Bleed Circuit
• 3-Saddle String-Through Bridge with Compensated Brass Saddles and Ashtray Cover
• Includes Hardshell Case

Get your Fender American Professional Telecaster Electric Guitar today at the guaranteed lowest price from Sam Ash with our 45-day return and 60-day price protection policy.

Things You Will Get:

  • Electric Guitar
  • Hardshell Case

I would buy it again if I needed one!


I love this guitar!



I love this guitar!


I bought it as an alternate to my Strat and my Jazzmaster, a hard tail instrument with heavy classic looks and vibes, and a clean maple on blonde aesthetic.


Brooklyn NY


This is a great guitar


This is a great update of the classic telecaster. the sound is great and I love the neck as much as my PRS.


orlando, fl


Love the guitar, love the customer service


Billy handy jr was a spectacular rep for Sam ash. He was helpful, truthful and knowledgeable. Sam ash is lucky to have such a committed and thoughtful customer service rep!


Dayton ohio


Excellent guitar, great craftsmanship


This American Tele not only looks amazing but plays just as great! I purchased the three tone sunburst and can't find a flaw in the finish. Love the playability of the neck and the frets; sustaine for days. The pickups are crisp and clear.




Loving my new Tele!


I have played many Fenders of all makes and varieties over the years but never owned one. Everything from Squires to American Standards. both Teles and Strats and even a couple Basses, however my go-to guitar was always a Gibson. Always wanted a Tele though and finally broke down. This thing was sweet right out of the box. It really is a dream to play. The action is so smooth and light, the neck design and the frets are made for fast playing up and down the neck. Pickups have that classic Tele sound with great nuance at any volume, and any pickup switch setting. I got the natural finish with rosewood fingerboard and it looks killer. Everyone comments on its beauty. To sum it up, I find myself playing more everyday, as it has invigorated my guitar hobby, and i find myself looking forward to getting home from the office everyday just so I can plug in and annoy the neighbors. Best purchase I have made in a long time!


Garden Grove, CA




Once in a while, you come across a particular guitar that exemplifies a model you've played what seems like a few million times—one that rises above the others of its kind and truly enchants you. This Telecaster was one of those instruments. The tone was true to the Tele twang and honk, but had an impressive sting to it that was very easy on the ears. The low end was quick and tight, and the midrange was surprisingly smooth for a stock bridge pickup. Telecasters rule< and this one stands above!



Great introduction to Fender


This is my first Fender - and I love it. I love the tall frets and the bright tone and it is so easy to play. The pickups sound like the P-90s of old. I bought this music machine on a recent trip to NYC and the service at Sam Ash was outstanding.


Bowral, New South Wales, Australia


Great update to a classic series


The Telecaster is one of my favorite guitars ever. Light weight body and bright, twangy sound is recognizable to any guitar player. This year Fender unveiled their newest incarnation of the Telecaster called the Pro series. The biggest update you get with this guy is the brand new V-mod single coil pickups which gives you a nice little boost in tone compared to other models as well as diversity between pickups. You also get a new Deep "C" shaped neck which once played will never want to play a different one.


Edison, NJ

Awesome upgraded classic


This is a solid upgrade across the board. The improved pickups sound fantastic and add more versatility to a telecaster. The neck profile is very comfortable and the tall narrow frets are a cool improvement making for a fast playing neck that has more solid intonation. The combination of a bone nut and brass saddles provides great sustain and clarity. This is an awesome renovation to an American classic!

Maximus Bassimus

Lombard, IL


American Professional Telecaster Electric Guitar

5.0 14


Number Of Frets 22
Scale Length 25.5"
Nut Width 1.685"
Neck Shape Modern "Deep C"
Fingerboard Radius 9.5"
Body Style Telecaster®
Neck Type Bolt On
Neck Wood Maple
Body Wood Alder (Ash on Natural Model)
Pickup Configuration H-H
Bridge Pickup V-Mod Single-Coil Telecaster
Neck Pickup V-Mod Single-Coil Telecaster
Bridge Type 3-Saddle Strings-Through-Body Tele with Compensated Brass Saddles (6 Screw Mounting w/Removable Modern "Ashtray" Bridge Cover)
Tuning Machines Fender Standard Cast/Sealed Staggered
Orientation Right-Handed
Case/Bag Included Yes
Case Type Hardshell Case
Series American Professional
Model American Professional Telecaster®
Warranty Info:

Fender warrants this Fender or Squier electric guitar or bass to be free from defects in materials and workmanship for two (2) years from the date of original purchase, subject to limitations set forth herein ("Limited Warranty"). This Limited 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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