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❌SOLD❌ Guild X-500 Archtop Electric Sunburst, 1979

❌SOLD❌  Guild X-500 Archtop Electric Sunburst, 1979

The Guild X-500 archtop electric was a single-cutaway, fully hollow 17 inch wide archtop electric model built from 1953 to 1995, and again for a year or two until being discontinued in 2015. This example dates to 1979 and comes from the Westerly, Rhode Island plant. The Guild X-500 archtop is intended as an electric model, and Guild followed the proven pattern of using laminate woods for the body to reduce feedback.

Used
Price: $3,999.99 CAD

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❌SOLD❌ Guild GAD-50E Amber Dreadnought, 2005

❌SOLD❌   Guild GAD-50E Amber Dreadnought, 2005

Here is a lovely and great sounding Guild GAD-50e AMB – for Amber – non-cutaway Dreadnought guitar, built during 2005. When introduced in 2004 under the ownership of Fender Musical Instrument Corporation (FMIC), the GAD series represented Guild’s effort to provide a lower cost but high quality instrument and in this they definitely succeeded. Based on the D-50 Bluegrass model introduced in 1963, the Guild GAD-50E uses the Dreadnought body design. The top is Sitka Spruce paired with Indian Rosewood for the sides, back, head plate, fingerboard and bridge.

Used
Price: $1,000.00 CAD

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❌SOLD❌ Guild D25M Dreadnought Steel String Guitar Mahogany, 1974

❌SOLD❌  Guild D25M Dreadnought Steel String Guitar Mahogany, 1974

The Guild D25M Dreadnought made its first appearance in 1968 as a fully Mahogany-bodied dreadnought, but by 1974 a Spruce top was used. It remained a staple of the Guild lineup until 2001 when Guild’s then-parent, Fender Musical Instrument Corporation, shifted production to Corona, California.

Vintage
Price: $1,050.00 CAD

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❌SOLD❌ Guild F212 NT 12 String Acoustic Guitar Natural, 1970

❌SOLD❌ Guild F212 NT 12 String Acoustic Guitar Natural, 1970

Built from 1964 to 1982, the Guild F212 came with a Natural Top (NT) and was based around a 16 inch wide Jumbo body of Spruce and Mahogany. Here we’re looking at a Guild F212 NT built during 1970 in Westerly, Rhode Island. This model is built with a Sitka Spruce top, Tropical Mahogany for the sides, back, body blocks and neck, and Indian Rosewood for the fingerboard and bridge. This guitar is in good working condition and has had a number of repairs over the years.

Vintage
Price: $1,450.00 CAD

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❌SOLD❌ Guild Starfire III ReissueThinline Archtop Electric Cherry Red, 2017

❌SOLD❌ Guild Starfire III ReissueThinline Archtop Electric Cherry Red, 2017

The Guild Starfire III Reissue brings back one of the popular, professional grade guitars from the 1960’s that was not built by Fender or Gibson.

Used
Price: $1,200.00 CAD

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❌SOLD❌ Guild Bluegrass F47 Steel String Acoustic Natural, 1972

❌SOLD❌ Guild Bluegrass F47 Steel String Acoustic Natural, 1972

Introduced in 1963, the Guild Bluegrass F47  model was aimed at the exploding folk and bluegrass boom. In 1966, production moved from Hoboken NJ to Westerly RI.  In 1972, the year this guitar was built, Guild’s President Alfred Dronge was killed in a plane crash and was succeeded by Leon Tell.  The Guild Bluegrass F47, here seen as a one-owner-since-new 1972 model, is based on what’s currently referred to as a ‘Grand Orchestra’ body shape, with solid spruce top and solid mahogany back and sides.

Vintage
Price: $2,400.00 CAD

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