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Guild M-80

Solid body electric guitar

The following text is taken from the 1975 Guild catalogue

Guild 1975 catalog Dynamite because it's so efficient. Everything you like about a double cutaway solid body, plus everything you want in a personal kind of arch topped guitar
M-80CS is more than a rock guitar; its a different way to get deeper into the style of rock that's yours. Full 24 3/4" scale. Guild humbuckers. Polarity reversing phase switch. Master volume. Lots more. Spend a little time with this one. You'll find yourself a new friend.


The following text is taken from the 1982 Guild catalogue

Guild 1982 catalog For overall quality of craftsmanship, sound and playability, the M-80 has to be considered one of today's premier electrics.

Guild M-80 electric guitar M-80
manufactured: 1975-83
body: mahogany with maple top
neck: 3-piece maple neck, 24 frets
scale: 24 3/4"
overall length: 39 1/2"
width at nut: 1 5/8"
electronics/pickups: 2 Guild XR-7 pickups. Coil tap or phase switch optional. Two volume and tone pickups
hardware: Guild SP-6 tailpiece and adusto-matic bridge
finishes: Sunburst, Candy Apple Red, Black, Red Sunburst

Vintage advertisements for the Guild M-80

Electric Guitar advertisements originally published from 1975 onwards. Click on the images for larger copies.
Check out other vintage Guild advertisements

Guild M-80 - New lean, mean rock machine

Guild M-80 - New lean, mean rock machine (1975)
Black and white advert for the Guild M-80CS guitar

Guild M-80 - Guild M-80CS. The fastest neck you

Guild M-80 - Guild M-80CS. The fastest neck you've ever grabbed (1976)

Guild M-80 - The New Guild M-80

Guild M-80 - The New Guild M-80 (1981)
Guild's new M-80 is the most explosive guitar to hot the music scene in years

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Joe Comment left 27th September 2012 08:08:56
I have a 1982 black M-80 with a Peavey Bandit 65. Great sound.
Dave Sheriff Comment left 25th May 2014 19:07:41
My friend has a 1975 Guild M80 in original shaped case and wanted to know approx value please Thanks Dave

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