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Fender Custom Shop 51' Nocaster - Nocaster Blonde

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Fender Custom Shop 51' Nocaster - Nocaster Blonde

Unleash the timeless charm of the past with this exquisite, used Fender Custom Shop '51 Nocaster in the elegant Nocaster Blonde finish. A vintage aficionado's dream, this guitar transports you back to the golden era of rock 'n' roll, with all the grace and allure of a bygone age.

Vintage Roots, Modern Craftsmanship 

Crafted with the utmost precision and care, this guitar embodies the spirit of the original 1951 Nocaster. Its solid ash body and lacquer finish offer not only stunning aesthetics but also a classic tonal character that defines the Fender legacy. The body shape is a true representation of the iconic '51 Nocaster, and the aged finish adds a touch of character that tells a story of its own.

Exquisite Maple Neck

The '51 Nocaster features a bolt-on maple neck with a '1951 Nocaster' neck shape. This profile offers a comfortable, vintage feel in your hand. The 7.5"-9.50" compound radius fingerboard is made of high-quality maple, adorned with Micarta Black Dot inlays that add to the guitar's vintage allure. With 21 narrow tall frets and a 25.5" scale length, it plays like a dream, providing exceptional playability and resonance.

Authentic Vintage Tone

The Fender Custom Shop '51 Nocaster boasts custom shop hand-wound '50-51 Blackguard pickups in both the neck and bridge positions. These pickups recreate the magic of the original Nocaster with unparalleled precision, delivering the rich, warm, and articulate tones that defined the early days of rock music. The 3-way blade pickup switch lets you easily dial in your preferred tonal palette.

Whether you're a seasoned professional or an enthusiast searching for an authentic vintage experience, the Fender Custom Shop '51 Nocaster - Nocaster Blonde is your ticket to the golden age of rock 'n' roll. With its stunning design, remarkable playability, and vintage tones, this guitar is a true collector's item. Rekindle the magic of the past and create your own musical legacy with this iconic instrument.

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Palen Music Center has a wide range of unique guitars to enhance the sound of your music! We have been trusted by musicians across the country since 1963 and are constantly working to provide the best value for our customers. With the addition of our new PLEK machine and our longtime veteran luthiers, we are pleased to provide top-quality guitar repair.


  • The Fender Custom Shop '51 Nocaster in Nocaster Blonde finish exudes timeless charm, offering a glimpse into the early years of Fender
  • A solid ash body with an aged lacquer finish, staying true to the 1951 Nocaster's iconic design and tonal character
  • With a '1951 Nocaster' neck shape, along with a compound radius maple fingerboard and narrow tall frets, ensures comfortable playability and exceptional resonance
  • Hand-wound '50-51 Blackguard pickups faithfully recreate the rich, warm, and articulate tones of the original Nocaster
  • The guitar comes with a hardshell case


  • Number of Strings6
  • Left-/Right-handedRight-handed
  • Body TypeSolidbody
  • Body Shape51 Nocaster
  • Body MaterialAsh
  • Body FinishLacquer
  • ColorAged
  • Neck MaterialMaple
  • Neck Shape1951 Nocaster
  • Neck JointBolt-on
  • Radius7.5"-9.50" compound
  • Fingerboard MaterialMaple
  • Fingerboard InlayMicarta Black Dots
  • Number of Frets21, Narrow Tall
  • Scale Length25.5"
  • Nut Width1.625"
  • Nut MaterialBone
  • Bridge/TailpieceTele 51-54
  • TunersVintage-style with Fender
  • Neck PickupCustom Shop Hand Wound 50-51 Blackguard
  • Bridge PickupCustom Shop Hand Wound 50-51 Blackguard
  • Controls51 Mod Nocaster
  • Switching3-way blade pickup switch
  • Case/Gig BagHardshell Case

Condition:Excellent. Light wear typical of a gently used instrument. Light surface scratches, scuffs, etc.

The instrument pictured is the exact instrument you’ll receive. All fretted instruments receive a free complimentary professional setup.

Please feel free to reach out to our knowledgeable sales staff with any additional questions!