Squier® 40th Anniversary Telecaster®, Vintage Edition – Satin Vintage Blonde
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®, Vintage Edition is a soulful tribute model trimmed with a collection of classic features for the retro-minded Squier enthusiast. Featuring aged chrome hardware, an anodized aluminum pickguard, a vintage-tinted maple neck, an engraved anniversary neck plate and satin finish throughout, this Tele® honors the heritage of the Squier catalog and its ancestry. 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.
-Aged chrome hardware
-Anodized aluminum pickguard
-Satin body and neck finish
-Vintage-style 3-saddle string-through-body bridge
-Vintage-style tuning machines
AGED CHROME HARDWARE
This anniversary model features aged chrome hardware for a worn-in look.
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.
VINTAGE-TINTED MAPLE NECK AND FINGERBOARD
The satin vintage-tinted neck finish on this model provides a smooth feel and adds an old-school visual vibe.
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 1950s and ‘60s.
Body Finish:Satin Urethane
Neck Finish:Tinted Satin Urethane
Neck Shape:”C” Shape
Scale Length:25.5″ (64.77 cm)
Fingerboard Radius:9.5″ (241 mm)
Number of Frets:21
Fret Size:Narrow Tall
Nut Width:1.650″ (42 mm)
Position Inlays:Black Dot
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:Master Volume, Master Tone
Switching:3-Position Blade: Position 1. Bridge Pickup, Position 2. Bridge and Neck Pickups, Position 3. Neck Pickup
Bridge:3-Saddle Strings-Through-Body Tele®
Hardware Finish:Aged Chrome
Tuning Machines:Vintage Style
Pickguard:1-Ply Black Anodized Aluminum
Control Knobs:Knurled Flat-Top
Neck Plate:4-Bolt Squier® 40th Anniversary
Strings:Nickel Plated Steel (.009-.042 Gauges)