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Fender debuts its latest model mash-up, the Tele Thinline Super Deluxe

Fender’s Parallel Universe guitars have raised a few eyebrows so far - the off-kilter Jazz-Tele and LP-ish Troublemaker Tele to name a couple - but we can’t imagine many guitarists complaining about this beauty: meet the Limited Edition Tele Thinline Super Deluxe.

The Super Deluxe takes its cues from classic Tele Thinline and Gretsch designs, with a double white-bound orange lacquer-finished Thinline alder body teamed with a silver sparkle pickguard and dual TV Jones Classic humbuckers - reminiscent of cult favourite, the Cabronita Telecaster Thinline.

There’s also a deep C-shaped neck with 9.5”-radius rosewood fingerboard and block inlays, American Professional Tele Deluxe hardtail bridge and Limited Edition neck plate.

We’d love to see a production run of this one. For now, the Tele Thinline Super Deluxe is a limited-edition design, available for $1,999/£1,609.

Check out more model mash-ups from the Parallel Universe line, and visit Fender for more info on this one.

Michael Astley-Brown

Mike is editor-in-chief of GuitarWorld.com, in addition to being an offset fiend and recovering pedal addict. He's spent the past decade writing and editing for guitar publications including MusicRadar, Total Guitar and Guitarist, and a decade-and-a-half performing in bands of variable genre (and quality). In his free time, you'll find him making progressive instrumental rock under the nom de plume Maebe.

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