Below is black light pics. In video
VIBE CITY 1 Owner, Played it's whole life. 35+ years old. Earliest of The Fullerton Reissue.
As close as your going to get in Looks, Tone, Vibe, Value next short of a $50k real 52 Tele
What you think new
No bedroom life for this "BABY"
5-20-1982 Neck Date
5-12-82 Pickguard date.Fender Only dated the very 1st run of the Reissues..
Nitro Finish on Neck and Body.. You see the wear on body/neck/case?? Earned!
MADE IN THE OLD FULLERTON PLANT, Where All the PRE CBS and after Bell Tone came out of folks!
8209 Pot Dates. That's 9th week 1982
Ser# 1897 (low)
Neck is 21.20mm @ 1st Fret
12th Fret is 23.51mm
Comes in Orig Tweed Case with the Duck Foot Leather opener on top of glove box. Fender only used these in 1983-1984 57/62 RI USA Start's and these 1952 RI BLACK GUARD Telecaster's!
Come's in a Orig 1982 Fender Dealer Catalog showing the Reissues they brought back to life for us