A very fine and incredibly rare custom color maple-cap guitar! Weighing just 7.70 lbs., this solid alder body beauty is one of the earliest examples with a one-piece medium-to-thick profile maple neck and a maple-cap fretboard. The neck is stamped "3 MAY 66B". Three layer plastic pickguard with eight screws. Two hot Telecaster pickups with outputs of 6.54k and 7.02k and a combined bridge/tailpiece with the original chrome cover. This guitar is in exceptionally fine (9.00) condition with just a few insignificant surface marks. There is virtually no wear to the maple-cap fretboard and just a small amount of wear to the original frets which is mainly confined to the first ten frets. The Candy Apple Red finish is bright and unfaded. Original Fender black hardshell case with reddish orange plush lining (9.25).