Fender Custom Shop 2019 Collection 1959 Jazzmaster - Journeyman Relic
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Designed expressly for jazzers (but adopted by surfers) and introduced in 1958, the Jazzmaster combined refined looks with a warm, mellifluous voice and new tremolo system. The 1959 Jazzmaster Rosewood Journeyman recreates this influential model that helped define new musical genres, with a few twists for contemporary players. The two-piece alder body sports the iconic offset curves designed for guitarists who usually played seated, and also wears a Journeyman Relic lacquer finish, giving it the look and feel of a guitar that’s survived over five decades of playing. The tinted riftsawn maple neck sports a period-accurate “ ’62 Jazzmaster”-shaped profile, while the rosewood fingerboard has been updated to 9.5”-radius and holds 21 6105 frets. Tied together with ultra-flexible, vintage-style Jazzmaster wiring—including the famous “lead/rhythm” circuit, complete with thumbwheel controls—the Hand-Wound Jazzmaster single-coil pickups sound mellow and fat; the model’s calling card.
Other features include a 1-ply Gold anodized pickguard, RSD J-Bridge with brass saddles for extra warmth, vintage-style tuning machines, bone nut and round string tree. Includes deluxe hardshell case, strap and Certificate of Authenticity.
|Brand||Fender Custom Shop|
|Model||2019 Collection Time Machine 1959 Jazzmaster|
|Finish Color||Faded 3-Tone Sunburst|
|Neck Wood||Riftsawn Maple|
|Neck Shape||'62 Jazzmaster|
|Neck Dimensions||.820 1st-.910 12th|
|Inlays||Vintage Clay Dots|
|Width at Nut||1.650"|
|Frets||21 6105 Narrow Tall|
|Pickups||2 Custom Shop Hand-Wound Jazzmaster Single-Coils with Flatpole Magnets|
|Controls||"Lead" Circuit: Volume, Tone, "Rhythm" Circuit: Volume, Tone, Circuit Selector Switch, Pickup Switching: 3-Position Toggle|
|Pickguard||1-Ply Anodized Gold Aluminum|
|Case||Brown Hardshell Case|
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