Squier guitars have been manufactured in Japan, Korea, Mexico, India, Indonesia, China, and the United States. As his business grew, Squier moved the company to 429 Lake Ave. Up to 1900, the best violin strings were made in Europe.

Please note that fender serial numbers tend to overlap by at least a year, and thereby the date of your guitar can only be approximated.

It was established in 1890 by Victor Carroll Squier in Battle Creek, Michigan. By 1975, Squier became defunct as a manufacturer and a brand name for strings, as Fender opted to market its strings under the Fender brand name.

Fender's production methods from the early fifties had the effect the numbers may not be consecutive.

Also overlap of serial numbers and dates come with regularity.

Usually, the production date is stamped or written is on the heel of the neck.

To read this it is necessary to unscrew the neck from the body.

Squier is Fender-sharing its product platforms, trademarks, standards and iconic designs.

Squier is the launching pad for beginners, pointing intermediate and advancing guitarists toward their ultimate goal-owning a Fender!

S.-trained violin makers and is often referred to as "the American Stradivarius." Victor returned to Battle Creek, where he opened his own shop in 1890. With a limited market for violins in Battle Creek, however, Squier astutely sought relationships with national music schools and famous violinists.