Here is a very rare and very cool guitar, a 1953 fender black guard telecaster in stunning original condition. The butterscotch finish is in fantastic condition!! It is one of the best playing guitars i have had the pleasure to own, a real great playing guitar. The body date is 4-11-53 tadeo the neck date is tg 4-28-53 and there is a sticker in the control cavity that says gloria 5-1-53. This guitar is 100% all original in every way and it even comes with original hard case and original ashtray and even the original strap!!! It is in 9-10 condition overall, the only real wear is on the fretboard up to the 10th frett. You will not find a better and cleaner one on the planet!! It really is one of the best sounding guitars i have had!! A real great sound. Serious bids and this one is not going to be cheap so step up to the plate, i will sell for $14.500 If you need any additional pictures or more deatil please email me. And please check my other very cool auctions out for more cool vintage guitars or email me if you are interested in some very rare guitars i aslo have for sale.