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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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Sweet Vintage 1967 Guild Starfire V Starburst Guitar in Case

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Guild Starfire VI Electric Guitar 1965 Vintage USA Blonde Bombshell !

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1967 GUILD Starfire I Bass a real original Sunburst SF I Bass !

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Free shipping USED GUILD Starfire V '69 Black μ

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Guild GSR Starfire I Bass Cherry Red - No. 3 of 11

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Free Shipping USED GUILD SF-4 Starfire IV Cherry Red Guitar δ

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Free Shipping USED GUILD SF-4 Starfire IV Sunburst Guitar δ

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Guild 1960 Starfire SF-1 USED guitar w/Hardcase

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1998 Guild Starfire Bass II Blonde Flamey with Tags Westerly RI USA Made

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

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

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Vintage 1971 GUILD Starfire II Electric Bass Guitar CH with OHSC

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1981 Guild Starfire IV SF-4 natural finish USA

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guild starfire IV vintage

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

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UK ebay listings

1999 Guild DeArmond Starfire II Bass - Excellent condition

Current price: £528.74
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Original 2000 Guild Starfire II Hollow Body Electric Guitar & Original Hard Case

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GUILD STARFIRE IV CHERRY RED SEMI HOLLOW NEWARK ST.

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Guild Starfire III Re-issue Guitar Newark St Collection

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Guild Starfire 4 1991 usa vintage guitar

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Guild Starfire IV Hollowbody guitar

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1967 Guild Switch Tip For Toggle Metal Starfire Bluesbird Chrome Nickel 1968 USA

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Vintage 1950's Guild Starfire T-100 or Similar Electric Guitar Hard Case Brown

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Guild Starfire III Newark St. in Cherry Red Mahogany Guitar - Brand New

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

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

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

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1960s Guild 3-Way Toggle Switch WITH TIP By Switchcraft Starfire Polara T100 USA

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GUILD STARFIRE IV CHERRY W/HARDSHELL CASE BRAND NEW KSG1509570

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GUILD STARFIRE IV NATURAL W/HARDSHELL CASE BRAND NEW KSG1509502

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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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