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Guild JS II bass
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'74 Guild JS 2
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Old Guild Bluesbird bass dating???
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Guild guitars were often very much in the same vein as those of Gibson, and the basses were no exception. There were certainly similarities in woods used, finishes, scale lengths, construction techniques etc; but Guild basses tended to have more nuanced pickups that the overpowering Gibson bass humbucker. The first Guild bass, appearing in 1964 was the solid bodied Jetstar.

The next year, 1965, a bass reminiscent of the Gibson EB2 joined the Guild line. The Guild Starfire range have proved to be some of Guilds most enduring instruments. Early Adopters include Phil Lesh of the Grateful Dead and Jack Casady of Jefferson Airplane (Jack talks about his Guild basses in detail here) who used these basses, often with heavy modifications in the late 1960s.

In 1967, the M-85 Bluesbird bass was added to the line, before in 1970 the JS bass was launched to replace the Jetstar.

The JS was ultimately replaced by the B-301 and B-302.

Guild Electric Basses

Guild Starfire Bass
1968 Guild Starfire I bass
Guild Jetstar Bass
Guild JS Bass
Guild B-301 Bass
Guild B-302 Bass
1978 Guild B-302F fretless bass
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Guild M-85 Bluesbird Bass
Guild SB-201
Guild SB-202
Guild SB-203
Guild SB-502E
Guild X-701
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1981 Guild B-301 vintage bass

Current price: $416.99
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Vintage '66 Guild Starfire Bass Pickup

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FANTASTIC 1975 GUILD STARFIRE IV HOLLOW BODY CHERRY RED GUITAR

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Guild Starfire iii Newark St. Hollowbody Cherry Red Bigsby

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Vintage Late 60's Guild Starfire Bass Guitar Tuning Pegs

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1996 Guild Starfire IV Westerly Era

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DeArmond by Guild Starfire

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GUILD STARFIRE IV WESTERLY BUILT BLOND BEAUTY WOHSC

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Guild Starfire IV Blond beauty WOHSC.

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Guild Starfire III Electric Guitar with Bigsby Mint Original pkg 1 Year Warranty

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GUILD STARFIRE III BLACK W/HARDSHELL CASE BRAND NEW KSG1509324

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Vintage 1964 Guild Starfire II SF-II Hollowbody Guitar w/Original Case 1960's

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GUILD STARFIRE IV NATURAL W/HARDSHELL CASE BRAND NEW KSG1509502

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German ebay listings

Guild Starfire V Bigsby Black - Newark St. Collection

Current price: €1099.00
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Guild Starfire III Bigsby Black - Newark St. Collection

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1979 Guild Starfire IV 4 Real Vintage Gibson Saiten

Current price: €2690.00
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Guild Starfire IV Cherry Red - Newark St. Collection

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Bigsby Guild B6 Chrom Vibrato Saiten Starfire-Gitarre 3511055171 Brand NEU

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1972 Guild Starfire IV - Sunburst!! -

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