2021 model Nacho Banos Blackguard Tele! If you’re looking at this you’re aware of the incredible guitars Nacho builds! This guitar is amazing in every way!!!
Early 50’s style Spanish solid body Blackguard
Body Date is TG 11/3/51 Neck Date is TG 11/20/51
Control cavity Tape reads Gloria 6/19/52
Maple neck 9.50” radius fretboard with medium 95/47 frets.
Early to mid 1950s medium C shape neck, very comfortable to play and easy for string bending
Neck dimensions are 0.85/1.01” depth at 1st/12th fret and 1.66/2.03” width at 1st/12th fret
The neck has a very authentic vintage feel and very comfortable to grip
Very lightweight example 7lbs 4 oz
Early 50s standard style vintage bridge with brass saddles. Serial number 0277 stamped on bridge plate.
Aged Butterscotch Blonde Nitro lacquer finish on ash body with plenty of dings and wear marks mostly around the edges. Plenty of play wear is present in fingerboard and back of neck.
Early 50s style hardware and Early 50s Blackguard style pickups
Neck pickup is 8.02k ohms, bridge pickup is 9.86k ohms
Electronic configurations includes powerful Humbucking mode in the middle position - neck pickup + both pickups in series + bridge pickups all with tone control
guitar comes with black phenolic resin pickguard which has been cut, lacquered and aged to early 1950s standards.
Tweed Hardshell case, COA, spec sheet, Nacho leather bag, book all included