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Guild JS II bass
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'74 Guild JS 2
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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
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Guild 1965 Aluminum Starfire Bridge w/ Mounts

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Vintage 1971 GUILD Starfire II Electric Bass Guitar CH with OHSC

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1998 GUILD STARFIRE II BLONDE MADE IN USA DUAL HUMBUCKERS ALL ORIGINAL

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UK ebay listings

DeArmond Guild Starfire. Hollow body electric guitar.

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vintage 1980s Guild x-702 bass guitar (B-302 pickups!) & OHSC- heavy metal!

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Dearmond Jet Star Bass! Jetstar! LOOK! Guild!

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Bigsby® Guild B6 Chrome Vibrato Tailpiece~Starfire Guitars~3511055171~Brand New

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Guild 1966 Cherry Starfire IV Body & Neck

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Guild Starfire IV Wine Red beauty minty wohsc

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Guild Starfire IV Ebony Beauty WOHSC

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Old Vintage 1970 Wiring Harness Guild M75 Bluesbird m80 s100 Starfire Free Ship

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German ebay listings

Guild Bass B-301 USA *BJ 1979*

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Guild Starfire V Bigsby Trans Cherry - Newark St. Collection

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

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1966 Guild Starfire III - Cherry - Bigsby

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Guild Starfire III Bigsby Cherry Red - Newark St. Collection

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Guild Starfire III Cherry Red E-Gitarre inkl. Koffer E-Gitarre | Neu

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