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When the thrill is gone... get it back with Guild - Guild advertisement (1982)

Guild S-275, Guild X-79, Guild SB-202 bass

Guild advertisement (1982) When the thrill is gone... get it back with Guild

By the 1980s, American guitar manufacturers were struggling somewhat to find mass acceptance with new solid-body designs; the likes of Fender and Gibson had more commercial success with updated versions of existing models, Stratocaster and Les Paul style guitars with updated electronics and other hardware. But Guild kept on creating new guitar designs throughout the 1980s, releasing some highly distinctive instruments, very much of their time. Like Gibson they did keep producing their traditional high end jazz guitars, but it was the wilder solid bodies that got the most attention from the public.

The three models featured in this advertisement were all new, and completely 1980s... The outrageous X-79, with it's matching body and headstock shapes, the admittedly more conforming S-275 and the SB-202 bass.

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VINTAGE 1974 GUILD S-100 CHERRY WITH HSC-USA MADE ALL ORIGINAL VGC

Current price: $1495.00
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Vintage 1973 Guild M-75 Bluesbird Electric Guitar Plays Great w/ Original Case

Current price: $2199.00
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Guild Master Amp, Amplifier, 1954 Earliest Known to Man, 15" Pro VINTAGE!

Current price: $729.00
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Vintage1967 GUILD STARFIRE IV ELECTRIC GUITAR Red Mahogany OHSC Free Shipping

Current price: $1950.00
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Guild M-65 Freshman 1965 NT Electric Guitar Vintage

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Vintage 1973 Guild M-75 Bluesbird Electric Guitar Plays Great w/ Original Case

Current price: £1448.66
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Time left: 27d 13h 4m
Guild M-65 Freshman 1965 NT Electric Guitar Vintage

Current price: £988.17
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Vintage 1967 Guild T-100 Slim Jim Hollow Body Electric Guitar w/ Hard Case

Current price: £1185.15
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Vintage Circa 1969 Guild Bluesbird M-75 Deluxe Electric Guitar w/ Original Case

Current price: £2302.45
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Vintage Guild Thunder 1 Tube Guitar Amp Amplifier Model T1-12 CTS Speaker

Current price: £214.10
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