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Guild Starfire SF-V

Hollow bodied electric guitar

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Guild Starfire SF-V guitar
Guild Starfire V in custom ebony grain finish. Image taken from the 1969 Guild catalogue
ModelStarfire V, Starfire Deluxe
Available1963-73
PickupsGuild Humbuckers (ocassionally DeArmond single coils)
Scale24 3/4"
BodyLaminated maple or mahogany. 1 7/8 " thick, 16 3/8 " wide, 20 1/4 " long
Neck3 piece mahogany/maple - rosewood fingerboard. 22 frets, block inlays. Neck joins the body at the 16th (pre-'67) or 18th fret.
HardwareChrome plated. 2 volume and 2 tone controls, master volume, pickup selector switch. Guild Bigsby vibrato. Kolb tuners, then Grover RotoMatics from 1965. Optional stereo circuitry.
FinishesStandard finishes: initially Cherry and Sunburst. Custom finishes: Ebony Grain, Emerald Green, Amber, Black, White, Blonde, Brown and Natural Mahogany.

The Starfire V, SF-V, or Starfire Deluxe was launched in 1963 alongside the Starefire IV, which went on to be the best selling Starfire of all, and the only one to be continously available. A few changes were made - the tuners were upgraded from 1965, and the neck/body join moved in 1967 (as it did for the Starfire IV and VI) from the 16th to 18th fret. Different pickups were employed - aswell as the usual Starfire small and larger humbuckers, some models were fitter with DeArmond pickups - mounted in pickup rings in regular humbucker sized routes.

1969 Guild catalogue1969 catalogue
Prestige instrument to make you the man to call for the most demanding guitar parts.

1970 Guild catalogue1970 catalogue
Grover RotoMatic machines. Guild model Bigsby vibrato tailpiece. Master volume. Sunburst or Blonde.

1971 Guild catalogue1971 catalogue
New humbucking pickups! More output than ever. All guitars and basses listed in this folder are equipped with Guild's newest pick-ups

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1981 Guild Starfire IV SF-4 natural finish USA

Current price: $2000.00
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VINTAGE 1970's Guild Star Fire 4 SF IV Electric Guitar Semi Hallow Body

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Original 2000 Guild Starfire II Hollow Body Electric Guitar & Original Hard Case

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Guild DeArmond Starfire Electric Guitar

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Guild Starfire IV Wine Red beauty minty wohsc

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Vintage 1968 Guild Starfire IV Electric Guitar Sunburst

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Guild Starfire II Re-Issue WOHSC Excellent condition,.

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Guild Starfire IV Ebony Beauty WOHSC

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GUILD NEWARK ST. STARFIRE V w/ BIGSBY CHERRY BIGSBY SEMI HOLLOW

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Guild Starfire V Hollowbody Archtop Guitar with Guild Vibrato Tailpiece Black

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Guild Starfire V Hollowbody Archtop Guitar with Guild Vibrato Tailpiece Black

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Guild Starfire V Hollowbody Archtop Guitar with Guild Vibrato Tailpiece Black

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Guild Starfire V Hollowbody Archtop Elec Gtr Guild Vibrato Tailpiece Cherry Red

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Guild Starfire V Hollowbody Archtop Electric Guitar with Guild Vibrato Tailpiece

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Guild Starfire V Hollowbody Archtop Electric Guitar with Bigsby Cherry Red

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UK ebay listings

Vintage 1969 Guild Starfire III Hollow Body Electric Guitar Plays Great w/ Case

Current price: £1544.91
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2012 GUILD STARFIRE I SF-1 BASS LIMITED EDITION/ CHERRY/ ONLY 11 MADE

Current price: £1427.76
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USA Guild Starfire III Left-hand Blond Flamed Maple

Current price: £1250.00
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Original 2000 Guild Starfire II Hollow Body Electric Guitar & Original Hard Case

Current price: £1157.88
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Guild Starfire IV Wine Red beauty minty wohsc

Current price: £935.33
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Guild Starfire III Newark St. in Cherry Red Mahogany Guitar - Brand New

Current price: £925.00
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Guild Starfire II Re-Issue WOHSC Excellent condition,.

Current price: £837.93
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Guild Starfire IV Ebony Beauty WOHSC

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Guild Starfire IV | Semi Hollowbody, Cherry Red, Case, New

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GUILD STARFIRE BASS CHERRY RED W/HARDSHELL CASE KSG1400262

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GUILD STARFIRE III BLACK W/HARDSHELL CASE BRAND NEW KSG1509324

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GUILD STARFIRE III CHERRY RED W/HARDSHELL CASE BRAND NEW KSG1401430

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GUILD STARFIRE IV CHERRY RED W/HARDSHELL CASE BRAND NEW KSG1400252

Current price: £696.66
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GUILD STARFIRE IV BLACK W/HARDSHELL CASE BRAND NEW KSG11509431

Current price: £696.66
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GUILD Starfire III w/Bigsby, Thin Hollowbody Cherry ELECTRIC GUITAR w/Case NEW

Current price: £681.82
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German ebay listings

Guild Starfire V Bigsby Trans Cherry - Newark St. Collection

Current price: €1099.00
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Guild Starfire IV Cherry Red E-Gitarre inkl. Koffer | Neu

Current price: €1049.00
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Guild Starfire IV Cherry Red - Newark St. Collection

Current price: €1049.00
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Guild Starfire IV Cherry Red E-Gitarre inkl. Koffer | Neu

Current price: €1049.00
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Guild Starfire III Bigsby Cherry Red - Newark St. Collection

Current price: €999.00
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Guild Starfire III Cherry Red E-Gitarre inkl. Koffer E-Gitarre | Neu

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There are 1 comments on this article so far. Add your comment
Brian Williams Comment left 16th November 2011 05:05:31
Just wondering if the pick of the Dearmonds from the 90's onwards might be added. Some of them are quite desirable, even if they're are not quite as good as most of the Guilds. Of course, I know it would probably mean extra unpaid work for somebody other than me so fair dos if you kick it into touch.

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