Fender Custom Shop Artist Series Merle Haggard Signature Telecaster

Two Color Sunburst Urethane Finish; Maple Center Block, Select Alder Wings with Tone Chambers, Laminated Figured Maple Top Body with Ivoroid Body Binding and Deep Carved Heel; Urethane Finished Maple Set Neck with a "C" Back-Shape; 7.25" Radius; 22 Medium Jumbo Frets; Texas Special™ Pickup Neck and Bridge Pickups;4 Way Switch with Custom Wiring; Single-Ply Ivoroid Pickguard; Gold American Bridge; Gold Plated Fender®/Schaller® Elite Die-Cast Machine Heads with White Pearloid Buttons; Gold Plated Hardware; Brown Case; Certificate of Authenticity.

SKU: 0100402803
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Fender Custom Shop Artist Series Merle Haggard Signature Telecaster Electric Guitar 2-Tone Sunburst

Semi-hollowbody, set neck Tele with gold hardware.

The Fender Merle Haggard Signature Telecaster Electric Guitar is the result of a modified Thinline Merle's ingenuity. Enhancements include a laminated top of figured maple, a set neck with a deep carved heel, an ivoroid pickguard and binding, gold hardware, and an abalone Tuff Dog Tele peghead inlay.

The Merle Haggard Telecaster is armed with a Texas Special neck pickup and custom wiring of a 4-way Tele pickup switch just the way Merle likes it. 2-color sunburst finish completes the deal. Fender includes a custom case, and strap ($179 value) with each Merle Haggard Artist Series Signature Telecaster.


  • Maple center block, select alder wings with tone chambers, laminated, figured maple top (urethane finish)
  • Figured maple neck (urethane finish)
  • C-shaped profile
  • Maple fingerboard (7.25" radius)
  • 22 medium jumbo frets
  • 2 Texas Special Tele single-coil pickups
  • Master volume, master tone
  • 4-position blade switch:
  • 1 - bridge pickup 2-bridge and neck in parallel 3-neck pickup 4-neck and bridge in series (fatter tone than Pos. 2 and more output than 1, 2, or 3.
  • Gold American Tele bridge (6-Saddle American Series Strings-Thru-Body Strat with Block-Style Saddles)
  • Gold-plated Fender/Schaller die-cast tuning machines with white perloid buttons
  • Gold-plated hardware
  • 1-ply ivoroid pickguard
  • 25.5" scale length
  • Unique features: Tone chambers, mother-of-pearl "Tone Dog" headstock inlay, ivoroid body binding, set neck, deep-carved heel, Merle Haggard signature on headstock

Comes with everything it came with from the Custom Shop, Certificate, Custom Shop Strap and more!

Additional Info
Additional Info
Scale25.5 Inch
Pick Up(s)Fender Texas Special
Pick Up TypePassive
Pickup ConfigurationSS
Number of Strings6 String
BodySemi Hollow
Manufactures Model Number0100402803
SeriesSignature, Telecaster
Series LevelCustom Shop
Neck ConstructionSet-in
Controls1 Volume, 1 Tone, 4-way lever switch
BrandFender Custom Shop

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This is a great Guitar, a bit on the expensive side but well worth it. (Posted on 4/18/17)

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