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 Telecaster®, 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 Tele® 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 3-saddle string-through-body bridge for authentic performance and style, and Fender-Designed single-coil pickups with alnico 5 magnets for familiar Tele tone.
General SERIES - 40th Anniversary ORIENTATION - Right-Hand COLOR - Black COUNTRY OF ORIGIN - ID
Neck HEADSTOCK - Telecaster® 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 - Telecaster® BODY MATERIAL - Nyatoh
Hardware BRIDGE - 3-Saddle Strings-Through-Body Tele® PICKGUARD - 1-Ply Gold Anodized Aluminum PICKUP COVERS - Neck: Gold; Bridge: Black CONTROL KNOBS - Knurled Flat-Top SWITCH TIP - Black HARDWARE FINISH - Gold-Plated TUNING MACHINES - Vintage-Style STRING TREES - Dual-Wing STRINGS - Nickel Plated Steel (.009-.042 Gauges) NECK PLATE - 4-Bolt Squier® 40th Anniversary STRAP BUTTONS - Standard
Electronics BRIDGE PICKUP - Fender® Designed Alnico Single-Coil NECK PICKUP - Fender® Designed Alnico Single-Coil PICKUP CONFIGURATION - SS CONTROLS - Master Volume, Master Tone SWITCHING - 3-Position Blade: Position 1. Bridge Pickup, Position 2. Bridge and Neck Pickups, Position 3. Neck Pickup