Whitstable Guitars

A selection of good quality, used guitars and specialising in imports from Japan since 2008

1994 Fender Japan TLG 80-70 Telecaster Special Edition Black Gold & new Hard Case



This 1994 guitar from Fender Japan is a stunner! It's finished in black & gold with a black headstock & Rosewood fretboard. This model was made in limited numbers in both the '80s and the '90s and have always been very popular. 

The condition of the guitar is really good for nearly 30 years old. There is some lacquer chipping to the headstock & a few scratches here and there but that is about it. It seems to have only had light use. The gold hardwear is a little tarnished but quite minor really. I replaced the pickguard screws as the originals were on their way out but otherwise, it's as it arrived. Black guitars are a nightmare to photograph & it's really hard to get them to show as they really are. I took 3 sets, one without flash, one with macro & one with flash!! Here are the best of what I took but in truth, they really don't do the guitar justice. The guitar plays really nicely & would be a great addition to anyone's collection.



Manufacturer: Fender

Series: Fender Japan

Design: Telecaster

Body: Basswood

Neck: Maple

Neck Construction: Bolt-on

Neck Profile: 'C'

Fretboard: Rosewood

Scale in mm: 648

Fretboard Radius in Inches: 7.25

Number of Frets: 21

Fret Format: Vintage

Fretboard Inlays: Dot

Nut type: Bone

Nut width in mm: 41

Pickup: SS

Weight: 3.99kg

Manufacturer pickups: Fender

Neck Pickup: Vintage-Style Single Coil

Bridge Pickup: Vintage-Style Single Coil

Switch: 3-Way

Control: Vol, Tone

Bridge: 3-Saddle String-Thru-Body Tele

Tuners: Vintage-Style

Country of Origin: Japan

Finish: High-Gloss

Colour: Black with gold hardwear

Number of Strings: 6

Case included: Thomann Black rectangular hard case 

As stated many times, due to courier damage, all my guitars are shipped in hard cases (usually new) this one being a plain black one. I do have a tweed option and these are a little dearer (extra £12). If you prefer that, please email me for details. If you are collecting, I'm happy to knock off the price of the case (About £30) & I may even have an old gig bag you can have to take it away in

If you are further interested in this guitar, you can either email me with any queries & I'll do my best to get back to you within 24 hours.


Or, you can buy easily and safely using the Paypal "buy now" button. Don't forget to select the right option using the drop down menu on price, i.e. Collection, UK shipping or EU shipping. If in doubt, please email me first as Highlands & Islands can sometimes be a little dearer for shipping

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