When Squier versions of these instruments appeared, demand for them as the "official" cost-conscious alternatives was immediate, and a brand name was reborn. B." Squier, a young English immigrant who arrived in Battle Creek, Mich., in the latter part of the 19th century, was a farmer and shoemaker who had learned the fine European art of violin making. Squier violin, banjo and guitar strings became well known nationwide and were especially popular among students because of their reasonable price. At the time, many other established brands offered affordable copies of classic Fender models including the Stratocaster®, Telecaster®, Precision Bass® and Jazz Bass® guitars. Victor Squier started making his own hand-wound violin strings, and the business grew so quickly that he and his employees improvised a dramatic production increase by converting a treadle sewing machine into a string winder capable of producing 1,000 uniformly high-quality strings per day.S., Japan, and Mexico and are made with much better materials, hardware and electronic components installed than Squiers made in China.However, it is true that Squiers by Fender are good student guitars and are most generally of medium quality. Must be dead if you are digging up old stuff and doing a re-pack.Cookies sind Dateien, die auf Deinem PC im Browser-Cache abgelegt werden.Sie sind zum Beispiel dafür da, um Dir Benutzername anzuzeigen, damit Du den nicht immer wieder neu angeben musst oder um Logindaten aufrechtzuerhalten, so lange Du angemeldet bist oder für mich, um herauszufinden was Dich als Benutzer auf meiner Website interessiert.If the serial number prefix is "CGF" as you indicated, that is not a Squier by Fender as Squier serial numbers prefixes for China are two letters with the exception of "CXS" per my references.Regards, kcbuck It's a genuine Fender (whatever that means).
To maintain and control costs over the years, Squier instruments have been produced in several nations, including Japan, Korea, India, China, Indonesia and Mexico. He moved to Boston in 1881, where he built and repaired violins with his son, Victor Carroll (V. To this day, their violins are noted for their exceptional varnishes, and they command high prices as fine examples of early U. In the 1930s, Squier began making strings for the era's new electric instruments; the company also sold pianos, radios and phonograph records until divesting itself of all string-related products in 1961. Squier Company became an official original equipment manufacturer for Fender in 1963, and Fender bought the V. Squier string company in early 1965 shortly before Fender itself was bought by CBS in May of that year.
However, I think there's a fantastic amount of BS spoken about the place of manufacture of instruments. The arts music and self expression in a manor be fitting the growth and quality of western achievement's and leadership. How the hell do I have 21 post as a F**king JR Boarder, I was a JR Boarder a long time ago. Squier by Fender has made all kinds of variants to the Telecaster model; * Affinity Tele * Chambered Tele * Pro Tone Fat Tele * Pro Tone Thinline Tele * Standard Tele * Standard Fat Tele * Tele Special * Classic Vibe * Vintage Modified Tele * Signature Tele * and the list goes on....
There is a chart on the fender website to estimate the era your fender is from, but I can't find a way to lookup the age of my squier. The Japanese MIJ Squiers were made by Fuji Gen up to 1997 and the Japanese CIJ Squiers were made by Tokai and Dyna from 1997.
Exceptions: Pro-Tone Series (solid ash bodies) had serial numbers with either a) no preceding letters and 7 digits, with the first number being the year, or b) starting with KC for Korean Cort, followed by 2-digit year.
Stagemaster Deluxe (neck-thru maple necks with basswood wings), and the Double Fat Tele Deluxe (all solid mahogany with set necks), with serial numbers starting with KC for Korean Cort, followed by 2-digit year.