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Fender Debuts New Limited-Edition Jazz-Tele Hybrid

Fender Limited Edition Jazz-Tele Hybrid

Fender Limited Edition Jazz-Tele Hybrid (Image credit: fender.com)

You may recall that, a couple months back, Fender announced a new line of limited edition hybrid guitars called the "Parallel Universe" series. The company began the line with a much buzzed-about Strat-Tele hybrid, then bolstered its ranks last month with the American Elite Telecaster HSS. Now, Fender has further added to the line with its brand-new Jazz-Tele hybrid.

The Jazz-Tele pairs American Vintage ’65 Jazzmaster single coil pickups and a floating vibrato with Tele Deluxe looks. Its ash body is topped with nitrocellulose lacquer in 2-Color Sunburst and Surf Green finishes, and paired with a mid-’60s C-shaped maple neck with a 9.5”-radius rosewood fretboard.

The guitar also features an American Professional bridge—which features Mustang saddles—and the ‘floral’ Fender logo on the headstock. The guitar also comes with a hardshell case and a certificate of authenticity.

The Strat-Tele hybrid is available now for $1,999.99.

For more on the guitar, head on over to fender.com (opens in new tab).

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Jackson is an Associate Editor at GuitarWorld.com. He’s been writing and editing stories about new gear, technique and guitar-driven music both old and new since 2014, and has also written extensively on the same topics for Guitar Player (opens in new tab). Elsewhere, his album reviews and essays have appeared in Louder (opens in new tab) and Unrecorded (opens in new tab). Though open to music of all kinds, his greatest love has always been indie, and everything that falls under its massive umbrella. To that end, you can find him on Twitter crowing about whatever great new guitar band you need to drop everything to hear right now.