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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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1967 Guild Starfire V Guitar, Sunburst + Carry Case

Current price: $2995.00
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Guild Starfire V with Guild Vibrato in Transparent Cherry Red with 2 cracks.

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Guild Starfire IV ST Flamed Maple Semi-Hollowbody Natural Finish w/ hardshell

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Guild Starfire III Hollowbody Archtop Electric Guitar with Hardshell Case

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Guild 1967 Cherry Starfire III Body & Neck

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Guild Starfire IV ST Cherry w/ Hardshell Case *New* Open Box--Sale Price

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Guild 1978 Black B 302 Bass Body & Neck

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BORN IN THE USA LEFTY GUILD STARFIRE SEMI HOLLOW BODY LEFT HANDED OHSC LH

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UK ebay listings

Guild Starfire IV (Westerly) in stunning natural flamed maple.

Current price: £1200.00
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DeArmond JETSTAR bass guitar - DELUXE version SET NECK - GUILD

Current price: £349.00
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Guild Starfire IV ST Natural Electric 6 String Semi Hollow Double Cutaway Guitar

Current price: £889.00
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Guild 1978 Black B 302 Bass Body & Neck

Current price: £262.35
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Guild Starfire IV ST Flamed Maple Semi-Hollowbody Natural Finish w/ hardshell

Current price: £544.74
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Guild Starfire IV ST Maple GRN

Current price: £575.00
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1963 Guild Starfire 3 with OHSC

Current price: £1311.79
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Guild Starfire 4 1975 Cherry Electric Guitar

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German ebay listings

90er DeArmond by Guild Starfire IV m. USA DeArmond PU's top!

Current price: €599.00
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Guild Starfire IV CR Thinline Hollow Body Archtop inkl. Snark SN-8 Tuner

Current price: €1029.00
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1972 Guild Starfire III - Cherry

Current price: €2890.00
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Guild Starfire III Semiakustik Gitarre mit Bigsby Vibrato Cherry Red incl. Case

Current price: €1099.00
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Bigsby Guild B6 Chrom Vibrato Saiten Starfire-Gitarre 3511055171 Brand NEU

Current price: €103.03
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Guild Starfire IV Black - Newark St. Collection

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