Black Telecaster Scratchplate
Loaded Telecaster Scratchplate
The Telecaster was developed by Leo Fender in 1950. Between 1932 and 1949 several craftsmen, individuals and companies experimented with solid wood bodied electric guitars but none made any real commercial impact. Leo Fender's Telecaster was the design that made the bolt-on neck, solid body guitars popular in the marketplace for the first time.