The first instruments to bear the Squier name were introduced in 1982, answering the call for genuine Fender® designs at accessible prices. The Squier 40th Anniversary collection celebrates the 40-year journey of Fender’s entry-level brand with special editions of the Telecaster®, Stratocaster®, Jazzmaster®, Precision Bass®, and Jazz Bass®, all available in Gold Edition and Vintage Edition variants.
The Squier® 40th Anniversary Stratocaster®, Gold Edition is a stylish model adorned with an eye-catching collection of upscale features for the discerning Squier fanatic. Featuring striking gold-plated hardware, a gold anodized aluminum pickguard, a bound Indian laurel fingerboard with pearloid block inlays, an engraved anniversary neck plate and gloss finish throughout, this Strat® is poised and ready for the spotlight. Player-friendly refinements of this commemorative model include a slim and comfortable “C”-shaped neck profile for an easy playing feel, vintage-style tuning machines and 6-saddle synchronized tremolo bridge for authentic performance and style, and Fender-Designed single-coil pickups with alnico 5 magnets for familiar Strat tone.
General SERIES - 40th Anniversary ORIENTATION - Right-Hand COLOR - Sienna Sunburst COUNTRY OF ORIGIN - ID
Neck HEADSTOCK - Large '70s Style NECK MATERIAL - Maple NECK FINISH - Gloss Urethane NECK SHAPE - "C" Shape NECK CONSTRUCTION - Bolt-On FINGERBOARD RADIUS - 9.5" (241 mm) FINGERBOARD MATERIAL - Indian Laurel POSITION INLAYS - Pearloid Block SIDE DOTS - Black NUMBER OF FRETS - 21 TRUSS ROD - Head Adjust TRUSS ROD NUT - 4 mm Hex STRING NUT - Bone NUT WIDTH - 1.650" (42 mm) NUT MATERIAL - Bone
Body BODY - Nyatoh BODY FINISH - Gloss Polyurethane BODY SHAPE - Stratocaster® BODY MATERIAL - Nyatoh
Hardware BRIDGE - 6-Saddle Vintage-Style Synchronized Tremolo PICKGUARD - 1-Ply Gold Anodized Aluminum PICKUP COVERS - Aged White CONTROL KNOBS - Aged White Plastic SWITCH TIP - Aged White HARDWARE FINISH - Gold-Plated TUNING MACHINES - Vintage-Style STRING TREES - Dual-Wing STRINGS - Nickel Plated Steel (.009-.042 Gauges) TREMOLO ARMScrew-In NECK PLATE - 4-Bolt Squier® 40th Anniversary STRAP BUTTONS - Standard
Electronics BRIDGE PICKUP - Fender® Designed Alnico Single-Coil MIDDLE PICKUP - Fender® Designed Alnico Single-Coil NECK PICKUP - Fender® Designed Alnico Single-Coil PICKUP CONFIGURATION - SSS CONTROLS - Master Volume, Tone 1. (Neck/Middle Pickups), Tone 2. (Bridge Pickup) SWITCHING - 5-Position Blade: Position 1. Bridge Pickup, Position 2. Bridge and Middle Pickup, Position 3. Middle Pickup, Position 4. Middle and Neck Pickup, Position 5. Neck Pickup