Amazing REAL SHELL TOP telecaster body! We use an acre of REAL JAPANESE WHITE PEARL SHELL on to of the resonant and lightweight White Poplar body. The top is beautifully bound in gloss black, and cut for a pair of humbucker with a standard top mount telecaster control plate.These are cut for standard STRAT style top-mount bridges like our C01. Very nicely weighted crisp, white Poplar bodies. Back and sides are stained dark mahogany. I can't imagine where you can find anything close to this for under $500 anywhere!Here is your chance to build that $5,000 custom guitar for under $500. BUY DIRECT and save!