The Jaguar debuted in 1962 with several compelling new features, including a shorter scale length, individual pickup on/off switches, hotter shielded pickups for reduced hum, and a string mute. The 1963 Jaguar Journeyman Relic is a faithful recreation of those originals, with a two-piece select alder body in a Journeyman Relic lacquer finish. The rift-sawn maple neck has a ’62-style Jaguar “C” profile, topped by a 9.5”-radius round-lam fingerboard with 22 narrow tall frets for a modern playing experience.
Shielded ’62 Jaguar pickups are wired to rhythm and lead tone circuits, individual pickup switches, series/parallel switch, master volume and master tone. Other features include six-saddle vintage-style adjustable bridge with “floating” tremolo tailpiece, vintage-style tuning machines, bone nut and wing string tree with metal spacer. Also includes deluxe hardshell case, strap and certificate of authenticity.