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Personal Day. Fender Acoustics

Vintage photo taken circa 1963 by: Bob Perine

Fender Acoustics ®

Fender’s acoustic guitar history dates back to the early 1960s, when the company injected a much-needed dose of modernity and youthfully exuberant Southern California sun-and-fun culture into the old world of acoustic guitar design. Fender acoustic guitars were innovative, great-sounding, ingeniously built and eminently affordable instruments. They weren’t delicate and expensive museum pieces for the hushed concert stage—they were sweet-sounding, sturdy, smooth-playing guitars designed to be thrown in the car and brought to the beach, the party, the campout and the coffeehouse. They were for everybody, and above all, they were fun. It’s a great Fender tradition that continues to this day with a full line of fine acoustic guitars perfect for any occasion, any budget and any player. And it looks like a beautiful day outside, so let’s grab a great-sounding Fender acoustic and go …


Classic Design series

Fender速 Classic Design series instruments present great traditional steel-string and nylon-string sound, feel and performance in time-honored acoustic design forms and sizes for everyone from beginners to gigging musicians. For quintessential acoustic guitar vibe with a dash of Fender style and innovation, look no further than the Classic Design series.

CJ-290 SCE JUMBO Maple

CD-110CE Black

CD-60 CE Sunburst

CJ-290 SCE JUMBO Maple

CD-160 SE-12 String

CD-110CE Black

CD-220 SCE Natural

CD-280S Natural

California series

Fender® California series acoustic guitars evoke the good-vibration days of the 1960s, when we introduced our sun, fun, sand and surf-styled instruments and shook up the stodgy old world of acoustic guitar design. From Stratocaster® headstocks to custom colors and more, the California series resonates with Fender’s innovative ’60s-era acoustic legacy.

Sonoran™ SCE Lake Placid Blue

Sonoran™ SCE Olympic White

Kingman™ SCE Natural

Sonoran™ SCE Black

Villager™ 12-String Natural

Sonoran & Villager Series

Malibu™ SCE 3-Tone Sunburst

Flashy and fun, the FenderŽ Hot Rod Design series is for the acoustic guitarist who’s after something a little different in a guitar with smooth feel and full sound. From exotic woods and striking finishes to distinctive graphics and modern electronics, the Hot Rod Design series puts a lot more Fender mojo under the hood of your acoustic guitar.

Hot Rod Design series

T-Bucket™ 400 CE Natural

T-Bucket™ 400 CE Natural

T-Bucket Bass E Exotic Top T-Bucket 300 CE 3-Tone Sunburst

T-Bucket 300 CE Trans Blue

T-Bucket 200 CE Trans Black

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Jimmy Dale Signature Kingman™ Natural

Dick Dale Signature Malibu™ Red

Photo: Justice Howard

The Fender® Artist Design series brings you highly distinctive sound and styling from a diverse world of acoustic artists, including Dick and Jimmy Dale, Rancid’s Tim Armstrong, Alkaline Trio, Flogging Molly’s Robert Schmidt, and the great Elvis Presley. For great acoustic sound, style and performance with a distinctive signature stamp, look no further than the Fender Artist Design series.

Artist Design series

Tim Armstrong Hellcat Acoustic

Photo: Rob Naples

Robert Schmidt

Photo: Billy Siegle

Robert Schmidt Flogging Molly Mandolin

Alkaline Trio Signature Malibu™

Matt Skiba

Photo: Michael Schulz

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2012 Fender® Acoustics "Personal Day" Brochure  

2012 brochure featuring the entire Fender Acoustics product line.