Based on the pre 1963 spec these are direct replacements for Fender pickguards. Like the originals, these come without pickup mount holes.
Vintage correct phenolic sheet material.
Screw config: 5 hole (no pickup mount holes)
Bakelite is a trade name that has been used interchangeably over the years for many different types of early plastic made with phenolic resin.
The sheet material that was used for early Fender pickguards was compressed paper and phenolic resin.
We have found a manufacturer of the modern equivalent product and had these pickguards produced to the vintage specs, including thickness.
Fender would sand and spray their pickguards with nitro.
Ours are raw untreated sheet giving you the option of the natural satin look or sanding and spraying for a glossy finish.
All photos are of raw pickguards.
Larger detail pictures of raw guards can be found here.
Made in USA.
Click here for spec diagram.
Please note that phenolic sheet is an industrial product and there may be some slight imperfections/scratches in the material. If you are looking for a shiny polished finish please look at our other pickguards made from modern plastics.
- Model: PGTL-BKLT
- Manufactured by: Axecaster
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