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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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Vintage 1965 Guild Starfire III Hollowbody Archtop Guitar (Star Fire 3)

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GUILD Starfire Bass Factory Humbucker Bass Guitar Pick Ups Matched Pair 1998

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Vintage Tuners from 1967 Guild Starfire Bass-Reverse tune-Gibson-complete

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1961 GUILD STARFIRE -SINGLE CUTAWAY -CHERRY -DeARMONDS - VINTAGE GUILD

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Vintage 1961 Guild Starfire III 3 Hollow Body Electric Guitar Cherry Finish

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Guild USA 80's Starfire SF-4 SF-IV Rare Black Electric Guitar Original Hard Case

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2012 GUILD STARFIRE I SF-1 BASS LIMITED EDITION/ CHERRY/ ONLY 11 MADE

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Vintage 1966 Guild Starfire IV 4 Semi Hollow Body Hollowbody Electric Guitar

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Vintage 1966 Guild Starfire II W/ Original Case Hoboken NJ

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1967 Guild Starfire II First One off the Line! Serial Number EK-2099 Cherry Red!

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

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USED GUILD STARFIRE STAR FIRE IV SF4 SF-4 SF 4 ELECTRIC GUITAR WESTERLY, RI USA

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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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German ebay listings

Guild Starfire V Bigsby Trans Cherry - Newark St. Collection

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Guild Starfire IV Cherry Red - Newark St. Collection

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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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