Fender Thinline Telecaster Olympic White Tortoise Shell Binding 1999 Rare Tele ~ OHSC + Case Candy

$ 2,879.99

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Fender USA Thinline Telecaster in Olympic White finish with Tortoise Shell Binding made in 1999 with Original Hard Shell Case. This guitar features a beautiful olympic white finish which has naturally aged into a lovely cream with unique tortoise shell double bound semi-hollow ash body with a maple neck and fingerboard. Equipped with a Fender Telecaster Single Coil in the neck position and a Fender Telecaster Single Coil in the bridge position. Controlled by 1-volume, 1-tone knob and a 3-way blade switch. The 25.5″ scale length neck has black dot inlays and 22 medium jumbo frets with a modern C neck profile. The hardware is comprised of Fender deluxe sealed die-cast tuning machines, a bone nut, a Telecaster bridge with block saddles , and knurled chrome flat top knobs on a 4-ply tortoise pickguard. The neck stamps dates are “Nov 24th 1998”  and January 28th 1999” Body date stamps include “AUG 8, 1998” and JAN 2, 1999

This guitar is in excellent condition with minimal light surface marks and has some minor fret wear for a 23 year old guitar, some light marks on the bridge plate and neck pickup cover. There is a small line in the finish at top edge of body which is very hard to spot without direct light (see Pics)

Guitar is freshly setup and restrung with 9-42 strings. Comes with original hang tags, Fender sticker, and product registration warranty card as well as sealed unopened case candy which includes wrenches, guitar cable, manuals, polishing cloth, and strap locks. The original hard-shell case in excellent shape.


  • Make: Fender
  • Model: USA Thinline Telecaster
  • Year: 1999
  • Finish: Olympic White (Naturally Aged To a Cream)
  • Finish Type: Lacquer
  • Country: USA
  • Serial #: N8355202
  • Condition: Excellent
  • Weight: 6lbs 6.4oz
  • Body Type: Semi-Hollow
  • Body Wood: Ash
  • Body Binding: Double Bound Tortoise
  • Scale Length: 25.5″
  • Neck Joint: Bolt-on
  • Neck Wood: Maple with Skunk Stripe
  • Neck Finish: Satin
  • Finger Board: Maple
  • Neck Radius: 9.5″
  • Neck Profile: Modern C
  • Inlays: Black Dot
  • Nut Width: 1 11/16″
  • Nut: Bone
  • Frets: 22 Medium Jumbo
  • Pickup Config: SS
  • Neck Pickup: Fender Telecaster Single Coil Covered
  • Bridge Pickup: Fender Telecaster Single Coil
  • Pickguard: 4-Ply Tortoise
  • Pots: 1-Volume, 1-Tone
  • Switch: 3-Way Blade Switch
  • Hardware: Nickel/Chrome
  • Tuning Machines: Fender Standard Sealed Diecast with Cloche Heads
  • Bridge: Fender American series Telecaster with 6- Block Saddles
  • Knobs: Knurled Chrome Flat Top
  • Other Features: Original Case Candy
  • String Gauge: 9-42
  • Case: Original Hard Shell Case


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