Fender American Vintage ’65 Jazzmaster

By September 6, 20122012, New Release
Fender American Vintage '65 Jazzmaster Olympic White

The Fender American Vintage ’65 Jazzmaster takes you back to the middle of that musically momentous decade, when the reverb-drenched surf had largely receded and the Jazzmaster began its steady decade-long ascent toward alternative indispensability for subversive new generations of iconoclastic guitarists. It had also acquired some elegant new design features by 1965, such as a bound round-laminated Rosewood fingerboard with larger pearl dot inlays, and distinctive white “witch hat” control knobs.

Fender American Vintage 65 Jazzmaster Aztec Gold

Fender American Vintage 65 Jazzmaster 3-color Sunburst

Fender has boldly cleared the slate to make way for a fresh American Vintage series with new features, new specs and the most meticulous level of vintage accuracy yet.

Fender American Vintage ’65 Jazzmaster features:

  • Body: Alder
  • Neck Shape: Mid ’60s “C” Shape
  • Number of Frets: 21
  • Fret Size: Vintage Style Frets
  • Fretboard Radius: 7.25″ (18.41 cm)
  • Fretboard: Bound Round-Laminated Rosewood
  • Neck Material: Maple
  • Neck Finish: New Fender Flash Coat Lacquer
  • Nut Width: 1.650” (42 mm)
  • Scale Length: 25.5″ (64.8 cm)
  • Truss Rods: Vintage-Style Heel Adjust
  • Pickup Configuration: S/S
  • Bridge Pickup: New American Vintage ’65 Jazzmaster (Bridge)
  • Neck Pickup: New American Vintage ’65 Jazzmaster (Neck)
  • Pickup Switching: 3-Position Toggle: Position 1. Bridge Pickup, Position 2. Bridge and Neck Pickups, Position 3. Neck Pickup; 2-Position Slide: Up: Rhythm Tone Circuit, Down: Lead Tone Circuit
  • Controls: Lead Circuit: Volume, Tone; “Rhythm” Circuit: Volume, Tone
  • Hardware: Chrome
  • Bridge: Vintage Style Floating Tremolo with Tremolo Lock Button
  • String Nut: Bone
  • Tuning Machines: Single Line “Fender Deluxe” Vintage Style
  • Available in Three-color Sunburst, Olympic White and limited Aztec Gold finishes.

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