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’49 Esquire Prototype ’58 ‘Contour’ Tele ’64 ‘Sparkle’ Tele ’71 Thinline Tele & More!

12NEW GEAR

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()GRETSCH DOUBLE JETS ()PRS EFFECTS PEDALS ()SCEPTRE VENTANA DELUXE

& More!

1949 ‘LAMP SWITCH’ ESQUIRE PROTOTYPE

The very model that featured in Fender’s 1950 brochure

()E C A S T ER IS S U E

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()Get chunkier tone and buttery playability today

()Johnny Cash’s guitar man Marty Stuart looks back

A tribute to a master of the Telecaster