Leo Fender originally called this guitar the Broadcaster, but that name was already used by the Gretsch Company on one of their drum lines, subsequently Fender had been pressured to discontinue the Broadcaster name. Beginning sometime in Feb 22, ’51, Leo Fender was pressured to removed the title Broadcaster from the guitar. During a brief transition period in 1951 before this model was renamed the Telecaster, the guitar was made without a name on the headstock, details include a five screw bakelite pickguard, round string tree, and logo decal placed below the string tree. The Amp you also see here is a Fender Deluxe circa 1956. Vintage Fender Broadcaster and Nocaster Guitar
The company’s basic but proficient concept yet pioneering tone gave birth and set the course for the electric guitar concept and as well for our modern music. Within the fall of 1950 the Fender Broadcaster was launched for worldwide dissemination, this became the foremost guitar available developed on a sizeable scale. The manufacturing and fabrication may very well be tracked earlier than March ’50, when the single and dual coil pickup Esquire models (later renamed Broadcaster) were first sold. The Telecaster has been in continuous production in one form or another since its first embodiment. The Telecaster happens to be commonly utilized in playing music like country, the blues, rock and on the other hand can also be used in jazz music. Vintage Fender Broadcaster and Nocaster Guitar
Vintage Fender NoCaster Guitar
Starting in Feb. of ’51 to the summer ’51 those guitars were additionally recognized as NoCasters. George Fullerton, a former Fender employee, once called the Telecaster a “Working Cowboy’s” tool. This drastically modified ’51 “NoCaster” belongs to a working cowboy. The eight screw laminated tortoiseshell pickguard, Schaller Tuners, Scruggs Pegs, Parsons/White String Bender (note the hub below the bridge), and autographs are not original features. The Pickups, Knobs, and Bridge, however are stock.