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With 16 million new players in the last two years in America alone, Fender Musical Instruments Corporation (FMIC) continues to grow its portfolio of products to serve the influx of beginners, delivering innovative tools to its loyal community of avid guitarists across genres. Known for relentless, artist-driven guitar innovation and craftsmanship, Fender® guitars and basses continue to be the gold standard played by more artists and professional musicians on stages and in studios around the world. While today’s artists and stars shred on stage and explore sonic creativity in sessions, the next generation of creators is just beginning their musical journey and Fender has developed the perfect tools to support their success.


Fender today reveals a Spring/Summer 2022 product lineup catering to eager new players, as well as collectors and tone aficionados. These product transformations continue Fender’s mission to serve artists and players at every stage of their musical journey with industry-elevating innovation and craftsmanship. From stage-ready takes on classics to the perfect companion Squier bass for beginners, new additions span several product categories. 

Squier 40th Anniversary Basses

Squier 40th Anniversary Bass Collection 


Squier celebrates the brand’s Ruby anniversary with two collections of collectible models: Gold Edition and Vintage Edition - each boasting anodized aluminum pickguards, Fender-designed alnico single-coil pickups and vintage-style hardware. Gold Edition features stylish models adorned with eye-catching collections of upscale features and player-friendly refinements for the discerning Squier® fanatic, including gold hardware, gloss finishes and bound Indian laurel fingerboards with pearloid block inlays. Vintage Edition is a soulful tribute with a collection of classic features for the retro-minded Squier® enthusiast. Honoring the heritage of the Squier® catalog and its ancestry, Vintage Edition models include refinements like aged chrome hardware, maple fingerboards with dot inlays and satin finishes with a vintage-tinted neck.


Models include:

● Squier 40th Anniversary Precision Bass®, Gold Edition

● Squier 40th Anniversary Jazz Bass®, Gold Edition

● Squier 40th Anniversary Precision Bass®, Vintage Edition

● Squier 40th Anniversary Jazz Bass®, Vintage Edition

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Read our review of the Fender 40th Anniversary Jazz: HERE