Mark Knopfler’s 1954 Fender Telecaster

This guitar is allegedly one of Mark’s favorites. He started using it in the early 90s with Notting Hillbillies and still plays it occasionally nowadays.

Mark playing the 1954 Fender Telecaster on
Mark playing the 1954 Fender Telecaster on “A Night In Summer Long Ago” April 1996.

Mark’s Telecaster features a one-piece maple neck, an ash body with a Butterscotch Blonde finish, and two original Fender single-coil pickups. Apart from that, not much is known about the guitar.


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