This guitar is in exellent condition without a small amount of scratches in the gloss finish on the back on the gutiar which can only be seen in certain lighting conditions other than that it is MINT! This guitar comes with the original hard shell case and it plays amazingly. Set some new strings on this baeast and you have one amazing guitar. This guitar lists for around 1800+taxes. I am offering this guitar for $1000 OBO -Vince P.S. for pics or to check the guitar out email me at firstname.lastname@example.org. Heres what fenders website says: http://www.fender.com/products/search.php?partno=0101600782 The new American Deluxe Telecaster guitar is a top-of-the-line American-made instrument for the player seeking an alder body with more modern appointments. This guitar has a modern C-shaped maple neck with a satin polyurethane finish, and is available with a maple or rosewood fingerboard featuring abalone inlays and 22 medium jumbo frets. Other features include a pair of Samarium Cobalt Noiseless Tele pickups, a modern chrome stainless steel Tele bridge with chrome-plated solid brass saddles, and the S-1 switching system.