Fender Squier Affinity Series HSS Stratocaster Electric Guitar
- HSS FAT Strat
- Montego Black Metallic finish
Squier Affinity Series guitars are the best value in electric guitar design and the Affinity Series Stratocaster HSS delivers solid sound and style.
Many people may not be aware that the Squier brand has been arond for a very long time. The V.C. Squier Company manufactured strings for violins, banjos and guitars. Established in 1890 by VC Squier in Battle Creek, Michigan, the company was acquired by Fender in 1965. By 1982 Fender was already selling its strings under the Fender brand and it was decided to use Squier as its brand for lower priced versions of Fender guitars. Squier guitars have gone on to become one of the world’s most popular guitar brands with a combination of timeless designs, excellent build quality, playability and innovation.
This Montego Black metallic Affinity Stratocaster a single-ply “platinum sparkle” pickguard and an eye-catching metallic finish. The single-coil neck and middle pickups offer classic stratocaster tones while the addition of a high output humbucking bridge pickup is perfect for anything from blues to metal.
Other features include five-way switching, a smooth-playing rosewood fingerboard with 21 medium jumbo frets, synchronous tremolo bridge and large late ’60s-style headstock.