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Guild SB-203

Solid body electric bass guitar

The following text is taken from the 1982 Guild catalogue

Our SB-201, SB-202 and SB-203 models ut through to let players showcase their talents to the fullest. All these models offer exceptional balance and feel, plus quality hardware like our adjustable BT-4 bridge and Guild deluxe machineheads with a 22:1 gear ratio

Guild SB-203 bass guitar SB-203
manufactured: 1982-83
body: ash
neck: set maple neck, 20 fret rosewood fingerboard
scale: 34"
overall length: 46"
width at nut: 1 5/8"
electronics/pickups: one Guild split-pickup, and two Guild single coils, offering "13 different tonal combinations". One volume, 1 tone, 3 mini-toggles.
hardware: BT-4 bridge
finishes: White, Sunburst, Candy Apple Red, Black, Black Sparkle, Metalic Blue, Purple

The 1981 Guild electrics catalog describes the SB-203 as perhaps the first bass to have three pickups. Whilst this exact configuration of pickups and switches was new, this was not the first three pickup bass - the Fender bass VI and Gibson G-3 both had three pickups

Similar models Guild SB-201, Guild SB-202, Guild SB-502E
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