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For the sake of comparison, here's a pic of my '85 E series Squier's headstock...
As with Paisley's, you can see this came with higher quality tuning keys, it has the black outlined, gold logo, etc..
Not that the MIK had a "bad" neck but the '85 MIJ is much, MUCH nicer...really a very high quality neck. Again you can see the lower end bridge on this one that is similar to yours.
Now here's a pic of the body on the MIK so you can compare it to yours (and yea... While I obviously can't tell from your pictures, I'd be willing to bet your MIJ only had the half sized zinc trem block (yes/no?
Whether this is simply due to the wood used or how the respective instruments were taken care of, I can't really say specifically but the '92 MIK was clearly an inexpensive entry level guitar where as my '85 MIJ is a very serious instrument.
I could very certainly be wrong, but I would bet a shiny penny it's ply...
During the 1980s Fender was making some very nice guitars under the Squire name. It truly rivals the MIJ Fender guitars of that time.