Fender Squier 40th Anniversary Telecaster, Gold Edition - SHW

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 aluminium 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.

Product Specs

Colour Sherwood Green
Country Of Origin ID
Orientation Right-Hand
Series 40th Anniversary

Fingerboard Material Indian Laurel
Fingerboard Radius 9.5" (241 mm)
Headstock Telecaster®
Neck Construction Bolt-On
Neck Finish Gloss Urethane
Neck Material Maple
Neck Shape "C" Shape
Number of Frets 21
Nut Material Bone
Nut Width 1.650" (42 mm)
Position Inlays Pearloid Block
Side Dots Black
String Nut Bone
Truss Rod Head Adjust
Truss Rod Nut4 mm Hex

Body Nyatoh
Body Finish Gloss Polyurethane
Body Material Nyatoh
Body Shape Telecaster®

Bridge 3-Saddle Strings-Through-Body Tele®
Control Knobs Knurled Flat-Top
Hardware Finish Gold-Plated
Neck Plate 4-Bolt Squier® 40th Anniversary
Pickguard 1-Ply Gold Anodized Aluminium
Pickup Covers Neck: Gold; Bridge: Black
Strap Buttons Standard
String Trees Dual-Wing
Strings Nickel Plated Steel (.009-.042 Gauges)
Switch Tip Black
Tuning Machines Vintage-Style

Bridge Pickup Fender® Designed Alnico Single-Coil
Controls Master Volume, Master Tone
Neck Pickup Fender® Designed Alnico Single-Coil
Pickup Configuration SS
Switching 3-Position Blade: Position 1. Bridge Pickup, Position 2. Bridge and Neck Pickups, Position 3. Neck Pickup

Truss Rod Wrench 4 mm Hex (Allen)

Dimensions 5.00x17.50x46.00 IN
Fret Size Narrow Tall
Scale Length 25.5" (648 mm)