Our 50th Anniversary Jaguar guitar takes you back to 1962, when Fender introduced an unusual new guitar that paired the sleek Jazzmaster body style and elaborate control layout with a shorter scale and smaller, brighter pickups with more output. The resulting Jaguar was the fourth and last of Fender´s original lineup of standard electric guitars.Perfectly matched to the early-´60s renaissance in design modernism, the Jaguar gradually acquired a fascinating pedigree quite unlike that of any other Fender guitar. A chromed-out, surf-rock staple of the 1960s, it found new life from the mid-1970s-on as a subversively offbeat alternative axe wielded by punk, post-punk, grunge and alt-indie guitar heroes and anti-heroes alike.The U.S.-built 50th Anniversary Jaguar celebrates that vivid history and combines old and new into the finest of all Jaguar guitars. Highly distinctive features include the classic 24" scale length, a new one-degree neck-angle-pocket cut that improves pitch, a re-positioned tremolo plate that increases bridge break angle and sustain, and specially designed hot Jaguar single-coil neck and bridge pickups that deliver fatter tone and more output (once again framed by the model´s classic notched metal "claws"; a hum-reducing innovation only found on the Jaguar). Accessories include a deluxe brown case, strap, cable and a set of flatwound strings. Available in classic vintage Fender finishes Lake Placid Blue, Candy Apple Red and striking Burgundy Mist Metallic, which authentically evokes the original Jaguar´s Burgundy Mist finish option.
Bound fingerboard, block inlays, hot pickups with fatter tone and more output, new neck pocket cut provides better pitch, trem plate moved closer to bridge to increase break angle and sustain
Includes Chrome Bridge Cover (bridge cover tailpiece), 9.5" (24.1 cm) (fretboard radius), Chrome (hardware), Strap, cable, set of flatwound strings (included accessories), Yes (neck binding), Maple (neck material), Vintage Style 4 Bolt (neck plate), C Shape (neck shape), Mint Green/Black/Mint Green (pickguards), S/S (pickup configuration), 2-Position Tone Switch (special electronics), Fender USA 250R NPS, (.010-.046 Gauges) (strings)