Fender American Vintage 62 Jazzmaster Guitar Review :: Fender Electric Guitars Reviews

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First introduced at the 1958 NAMM show, the Fender American Vintage 62 Jazzmaster guitar features a uniquely contoured body, a snappy 25-1/2†scale length and warm-sounding pickups. Separate lead and rhythm circuit switching is a classic original design incorporating independent volume and tone controls, and the floating tremolo with tremolo lock adds to the Jazzmaster’s distinctive look and sound.
You heard the Fender American Vintage’62 Jazzmaster Electric Guitar on numerous surf and rock instrumentals in the ’60s, new-wave chart-toppers in the ’70s, and alternative hits in the ’80s. Now it’s ready for the millennium.

Unique Features of Fender American Vintage 62 Jazzmaster Electric Guitar:

60’s Styling. Two vintage soapbar pickups. Contoured alder body with offset waist. 21-fret rosewood fingerboard. Switchable lead and rhythm circuits. Floating tremolo with Tremolo-Lock. One-piece maple neck. A classic sound of rock guitar history can be yours.
Features + Technical Specs of Fender American Vintage 62 Jazzmaster Electric Guitar
Model NameAmerican Vintage ‘62 Jazzmaster®
Model Number010-0800-(Color#)
SeriesAmerican Vintage Series
Colors(800)* 3-Color Sunburst,
(805) Olympic White,
(806) Black,
(808) Ocean Turquoise,
(857) Surf Green,
(883) Ice Blue Metallic ,
(Nitrocellulose Lacquer Finish)
NeckMaple, “C†Shape,
(Nitrocellulose Lacquer Finish)
FingerboardRosewood, 7.25†Radius (184mm)
No. of Frets21 Vintage Style Frets
Pickups2 Special Design American Vintage Jazzmaster Single-Coil Pickups (Neck & Bridge)
Controls“Lead†Circuit: Volume, Tone
“Rhythm†Circuit: Volume, Tone
Pickup Switching3-Position Toggle:
Position 1. Bridge Pickup
Position 2. Bridge and Neck Pickup
Position 3. Neck Pickup

(Lead Circuit)

2-Position Slide:
Up: Lead Tone Circuit;
Down: Rhythm Tone Circuit
BridgeVintage Style “Floating†Tremolo with Tremolo Lock Button
Machine HeadsHeads Fender/Gotoh® Vintage Style Tuning Machines
Pickguard4-Ply Brown Shell on:
(800) 3-Color Sunburst,
(805) Olympic White,
(806) Black,

3-Mint Green on:
(808) Ocean Turquoise,
(857) Surf Green,
(883) Ice Blue Metallic
Scale Length25.5†(648 mm)
Width at Nut1.650†(42 mm)
StringsFender Super 250R, Nickel Plated Steel,
Gauges: (.010, .013, .017, .026, .036, .046), p/n 073-0250-006
Accessories Deluxe Brown Hardshell Case, Strap, Cable, Meguiar’s Mist and Wipe Kit
CaseDeluxe Brown Hardshell Case

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