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Guild Bass Guitars

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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
Guild X-702

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Guild Starfire VI Electric Guitar 1965 Vintage USA Blonde Bombshell !

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1966 Guild Starfire VI electric guitar Hoboken Closet Queen OHSC Single Owner

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

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1966(?) Guild Starfire III (3) with Carry Case

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Free shipping USED GUILD Starfire V '69 Black μ

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

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Vintage 1966 Guild Starfire III with original case

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Free Shipping USED GUILD SF-4 Starfire IV Sunburst MADE IN USA Electric Guitar δ

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UK ebay listings

Guild Starfire VI Electric Guitar 1965 Vintage USA Blonde Bombshell !

Current price: £2600.77
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1967 GUILD Starfire I Bass a real original Sunburst SF I Bass !

Current price: £2272.43
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1966(?) Guild Starfire III (3) with Carry Case

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1963 GUILD STARFIRE II - STARFIRE RED - ANDY BAXTER BASS & GUITARS LTD

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

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1981 Guild Starfire IV SF-4 natural finish MADE IN THE USA

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Guild Starfire 4 Westerly USA Guitar

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1963 Guild S-50 Jetstar Vintage Electric Guitar All Original Cherry Finish OHSC

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German ebay listings

1978 GUILD B 301 BASS CASE -- made in USA

Current price: €279.00
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Guild Starfire III 1962- Hoboken New Jersey/ Excellent vintage / Mint Green

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1968 Guild Starfire III - Cherry Maple Body! - EXC+++

Current price: €2995.00
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Guild Starfire IV Cherry Red - Newark St. Collection

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Guild Starfire V Bigsby Black - Newark St. Collection

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Guild Starfire III Bigsby Black - Newark St. Collection

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