Squier 40th Anniversary Jazzmaster, Gold Edition, IL – Lake Placid Blue
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 Jazzmaster®, 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 Jazzmaster 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 floating bridge and tremolo for authentic performance and style, and Fender-Designed single-coil pickups with alnico 5 magnets for familiar Jazzmaster tone.
-Gold anodized aluminum pickguard
-Gloss body and neck finish
-Vintage-style 6-saddle floating bridge and non-locking tremolo
-Vintage-style tuning machines
This anniversary model features gold-plated hardware for an upscale look.
*GOLD ANODIZED ALUMINUM PICKGUARD
An anodized pickguard is not only extremely durable, but also has a premium look and feel.
*FENDER-DESIGNED SINGLE-COIL PICKUPS WITH ALNICO 5 MAGNETS
This model features vintage-voiced pickups designed in-house at Fender for authentic and familiar tone.
*BOUND FINGERBOARD WITH PEARLOID BLOCK INLAYS
Fingerboard binding and block inlays add an eye-catching aesthetic appeal to this limited edition model.
*ENGRAVED 40TH ANNIVERSARY NECK PLATE
This model features a custom neck plate design commemorating 40 years of Squier history.
*VINTAGE-INSPIRED HEADSTOCK LOGOS
The headstock logos on this model are inspired by original Fender designs from the 1970s.
Body Finish:Gloss Polyurethane
Neck Binding:Aged White
Neck Finish:Gloss Urethane
Neck Shape:”C” Shape
Scale Length:25.5″ (648 mm)
Fingerboard Material:Indian Laurel
Fingerboard Radius:9.5″ (241 mm)
Number of Frets:21
Fret Size:Narrow Tall
Nut Width:1.685″ (42.8 mm)
Position Inlays:Pearloid Block
Truss Rod:Head Adjust
Truss Rod Nut:4 mm Hex
Bridge Pickup:Fender® Designed Alnico Single-Coil
Neck Pickup:Fender® Designed Alnico Single-Coil
Controls:Lead Circuit Controls (Slide Switch Down): Master Volume, Master Tone; Rhythm Circuit Controls (Slide Switch Up): Two Thumbwheel Controls for Neck Pickup Volume and Tone
Switching:Neck pickup only (rhythm circuit); neck only, neck and bridge, bridge only (lead circuit)
Special Electronics:Specially-Voiced Rhythm and Lead Circuit Controls
Bridge:6-Saddle Vintage-Style with Non-Locking Floating Vibrato
Pickguard:1-Ply Gold Anodized Aluminum
Control Knobs:Aged White Plastic
Switch Tip:Aged White
Neck Plate:4-Bolt Squier® 40th Anniversary
Strings:Nickel Plated Steel (.009-.042 Gauges)