2016 Fender Japan Artist Series Richie Kotzen Signature Telecaster
The Richie Kotzen Tele, part of the Made in Japan Artist Series, features Brown Sunburst finish on an ash body with a flame maple laminated top. It has a maple bolt-on neck with Large “C” neck shape and maple fingerboard with abalone dot position inlays. The neck pickup is a DiMarzio Twang King DP172G, and it has a DiMarzio The Chopper T DP384 in the bridge position. Other features include Gotoh cast/sealed tuning machines, a 6-saddle strings-throug-body Tele bridge with block steel saddles, a 1-ply cream pickguard, and gold hardware.
It is in excellent condition, with one small ding on the side. It has been professionally set up in our shop, and comes with an equally-clean Gator hard case.
Here’s what the Fender website had to say about this guitar:
Versatile rock guitarist Richie Kotzen has long wowed audiences with his impeccable chops and deft Telecaster artistry, with stints in Poison and Mr. Big and his own prolific career as a solo artist and sideman. Once available only in Japan, the elegant Richie Kotzen Telecaster guitar is now available worldwide, with features including a beautiful flame maple top on a comfortably contoured ash body, gold hardware and a distinctive combination of DiMarzio® pickups.