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Guild 1970 catalog

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Guild 1970 catalogue. Page 1. The cover of this catalogue features the Starfire II bass

1970 Guild electric guitar and bass catalog, front cover: Phil Lesh of the Grateful Dead with his Guild Starfire bass
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1980 Guild Artist Award Model DeArmond Blonde Archtop Electric Guitar w /  OHSC

1980 Guild Artist Award Model DeArmond Blonde Archtop Electric Guitar w / OHSC

Plainview, New York, 118**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA


1980 Guild Artist Award Model DeArmond Blonde Archtop Electric Guitar w / OHSC 1980 Guild Artist Award Model DeArmond Blonde Archtop Electric Guitar w / OHSC
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1989 Guild Artist Award Model Natural / Blonde with highly figured back + sides!!!

1989 Guild Artist Award Model Natural / Blonde with highly figured back + sides!!!

Carbondale, Illinois, 629**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA


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Olivia's Vintage would like to present this 1989 Guild Artist Award Model in its original Natural / Blonde finish which really shows of it's highly figured flame maple back and sides. It has a great playing neck with great frets. It's all original and 100% complete along with its original hardshell case. It's in EXCELLENT condition with only very little very minor surface wear. Everything remains structurally sound with no cracks, breaks or repairs. All ... more
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Guild X-500 Ebony Special 1966 - Ebony

Guild X-500 Ebony Special 1966 - Ebony

Brooklyn, New York, 112**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA


This is a beautiful one-of-a-kind Guild X-500, made in the USA in 1966. The X-500 was one of Guild's top of the line models, and this example has a custom ebony finish. It is a really beautiful instrument that plays and sounds fantastic. Everything is original except that it has been refretted. The guitar has been pro-setup in our store and it is in excellent condition. It comes with a hard shell case in very nice condition
If you have any questions, please message us
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1967 Guild F-50 a crazy cool 3-toneburst w / a matching bursted back of neck !

1967 Guild F-50 a crazy cool 3-tone'burst w / a matching bursted back of neck !

Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 333**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA


The original 50??s & 60??s issue Guild F-50 ??Navarre?? has to be the rarest Jumbo guitar ever produced. This is a stunner from 1967 w / a gorgeous & highly unusual 3-tone Dark Cherry Sunburst finish including being ?bursted all the way up on the back of its neck??highly unusual. The coolest aspect is its wonderful ebony fingerboard w / Guild??s finest white pearl blocks w / abalone triangular inlays. It??s all maple construction has wonderful flamey maple back & sides as well as a ... more
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1960 Guild Aristocrat M-75 Sunburst

1960 Guild Aristocrat M-75 Sunburst

Nazareth, Pennsylvania, 180**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA


This 1960 Guild Aristocrat M-75 is in amazing guitar!
Quick Details
Weight 5 2lbs
Nut width 1 11 / 16th "
Depth at 1st fret 0 88 "
Depth at 12th fret 1 00 "
The body is in great shape with some light wear and some very small dings to be expected from a guitar this age
The back of the guitar does have a long scratch on it that is through the clear but nothing that your belly will get upset about. It also looks like the Clear has shrunken around the seam on the back of ... more
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Vintage 1957 Guild Aristocrat M-75 Sunburst With Good Hard Case

Vintage 1957 Guild Aristocrat M-75 Sunburst With Good Hard Case



Vintage original 1957 Guild Aristocrat M-75 in original Sunburst finish
Guitar plays and sounds incredible. Super warm and tuneful
Neck is nice and straight with a fantastic vintage feel. It plays great with a good low action all the way up and down
Guitar is all original with the exception of two custom made Lindy Frailin pickups. They sound just like the originals, warm and fat and punchy with a real classic and organic tone. The bridge saddle has also been replaced with a ... more
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VERY RARE VARIANT! 1963 Guild AMBER STAR II Starfire III - Honey Amber Amber Fir

VERY RARE VARIANT! 1963 Guild AMBER STAR II Starfire III - Honey Amber Amber Fir

Lee's Summit, Missouri, 640**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA


1963 Guild AMBER STAR II Starfire!
Here is a very rare early 1963 Guild Amberstar in Honey Amber finish. Not a faded cherry, it says Amber Star II on the label. This guitar plays great and is in very nice condition overall. The pickups sound excellent too! The guitar is all original besides the Bigsby, very nice refret, and the original tuners are back on the guitar. The case is likely the original that it came with as it is a Guild early 60's case with badge but ... more
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1962 Guild Starfire III Cherry 100% Original w /  DeArmond DynaSonics, Case

1962 Guild Starfire III Cherry 100% Original w / DeArmond DynaSonics, Case

Seattle, Washington, 981**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA


Up for sale, a 1962 Guild Starfire III in 100% original, collector-grade condition and in perfect working order, complete with the original hardshell case, polish cloth and and vintage advertisement
Marketed to the ??young artist with a flair for showmanship, ?? this genuine vintage USA-made Guild was crafted at the company??s Hoboken, NJ factory, loaded with its original pair of DeArmond Dynasonic ??white-face?? single coil pickups. The fully-hollow thinline mahogany body is paired with a ... more
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Vintage 1956 Guild M75 Aristocrat Electric Guitar - Chambered  /  P-90s  /  Ice

Vintage 1956 Guild M75 Aristocrat Electric Guitar - Chambered / P-90's / Ice

Portland, Oregon, 972**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA


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Guild 1978 D-55 Acoustic Electric guitar- Excellent condition " very rare "

Guild 1978 D-55 Acoustic Electric guitar- Excellent condition " very rare "

Fortuna, California, 955**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA


This is a very rare 1978 D-55 NT made by R I U S.A Everything is in original condition. except string peg pins aren't original. Thank you.... more
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1959 Guild T-100D Slim Jim Vintage Electric Guitar w /  Franz Pickups & Case

1959 Guild T-100D Slim Jim Vintage Electric Guitar w / Franz Pickups & Case

Seattle, Washington, 981**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA


Up for sale, a 1959 Guild T-100D "Slim Jim" thinline hollowbody in exceptional condition and in perfect working order, complete with the original hardshell case. An early and rare T-100D and one of the first made at Guild's Hoboken, NJ factory, this hollowbody features a full 16" lower bout, arched maple top, and a pair of original Franz single coil pickups, which have much in common with a P-90 in terms of output and tonal characteristics. The tone is detailed and clear, with great midrange ... more
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GUILD G37-BLD 1977  Acoustic Guitar 138051 With Original Hard Case & Receipt

GUILD G37-BLD 1977 Acoustic Guitar 138051 With Original Hard Case & Receipt

Athens, Georgia, 306**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA


This Guild G37-BLD acoustic guitar from 1977 is a true gem for any musician. Crafted with solid wood and a solid body type, this right-handed guitar produces rich, clear sound. It comes with its original hard case, which has kept the guitar in pristine condition

The guitar is part of the Original series and includes a receipt for authenticity. Whether you're a seasoned performer or a beginner, this Guild acoustic guitar is an excellent choice for any type of music. Don't ... more
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1972 Guild Bluesbird - Very Good condition

1972 Guild Bluesbird - Very Good condition

Sarasota, Florida, 342**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA


1972 Guild Bluesbird - This one is special! You'd be hard-pressed to find another Bluesbird or M75 with the Custom appointments this one has
Top of the line features, such as Mother of Pearl block inlays on fretboard; MoP Guild "crown" inlay on headstock; chrome Harp-shaped trapeze tailpiece with tune-o-matic type bridge; bound body and neck. The pick guard is fairly rare, as well. From what I was told by a collector, this guitar is a re-issue of a 1968 model recreated in 1972. I purchased ... more
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1979 Guild F-50 Acoustic Guitar Natural

1979 Guild F-50 Acoustic Guitar Natural

Farmingdale, New York, 117**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA


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Guild D-55 Year 1978 / 79 Westerly Factory Excellent Plus Cond w / K&K PU FREE SHIP

Guild D-55 Year 1978 / 79 Westerly Factory Excellent Plus Cond w / K&K PU FREE SHIP

Delray Beach, Florida, 334**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA


Guild D-55 Year 1978 / 79 Westerly Factory K&K Volume Control Pickup & Stunning Figured Rosewood Back - Excellent Plus Cond
With professionally installed K & K Pickup w / Volume ControlTop has aged to a beautiful golden hue & just look at that gorgeous figured rosewood back!I just had it set up and thoroughly checked out by my local tech. It's in perfect health with no neck reset needs or bridge lift issues. Plays like butter and sounds amazing Perfect action with no ... more
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1973 Guild S-100 Black

1973 Guild S-100 Black

Farmingdale, New York, 117**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA


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1968 Guild Bluesbird M-75 Black

1968 Guild Bluesbird M-75 Black

Seattle, Washington, 981**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA


Up for sale is a super cool and somewhat rare 1968 Guild Bluesbird M-75 in its original Black finish. This example features a sleek design with dual original pickups, Guild branded tailpiece, black appointments, bound rosewood fingerboard with block inlays, Grover tuners and a seriously cool vibe. Bridge has been changed to a modern tune-o-matic style, and there are a few scattered small touch up marks on the original black finish. Condition wise this one is in great shape showing scattered ... more
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1955 Guild X150 ??Savoy?? Archtop

1955 Guild X150 ??Savoy?? Archtop

Fredericksburg, Virginia, 224**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA


This is an early ?made in New York?? Guild X-150 ?Savoy?? from approximately 1955 as Guild moved to Hoboken in 1956. It features a 17?? lower bout and 25 5?? scale length, laminate spruce top and maple back and sides and single P-90 style pickup. The guitar has had its binding repaired and aged professionally so it looks natural to the age of the guitar. The guitar plays great and has a superb acoustic as well as electric sound. Aside from the binding it appears all original with no issues or ... more
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1966 Guild Starfire 12 String Guitar

1966 Guild Starfire 12 String Guitar

Mesquite, Texas, 751**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA


1966 Guild Starfire Semi Hollow Electric Guitar great vintage Guild Guitar with the original case added a toggle switch
Shipping: $150 00 shipping to the Lower 48 States! We ship overseas. Overseas shipping prices will vary. Overseas buyers pay their own import taxes Payment: We accept Paypal for your convenience. Payment arrangements must be made within 72 hours after the auction closes Other: Please check out our other auctions and thanks for looking!!... more
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1971 Guild S-100 Vintage Guitar Walnut w /  HB-1 Humbuckers & Case, Westerly USA

1971 Guild S-100 Vintage Guitar Walnut w / HB-1 Humbuckers & Case, Westerly USA

Seattle, Washington, 981**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA


Up for sale, a 1971 Guild S-100 in perfect working order, complete with the original hardshell case. A vintage example produced in the USA at Guild's Westerly, RI factory, the S-100 model is arguably most associated with Soundgarden??s Kim Thayil, who used one extensively throughout his career
The S-100 takes many design cues from the Gibson SG (albeit with asymmetrical horns), and features the same tonewood construction, consisting of a mahogany body and neck paired with a rosewood ... more
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1965 Gretsch catalogThe 1965 Gretsch catalog, or catalog #32, featured 10 hollow body electric guitars, including the newly launched Gretsch Viking; four solid body electrics, including the Astro Jet - making it's only catalog appearance; just one bass, the single pickup PX6070; nine acoustics and 12 tube amplifiers. Pride of place went to the Chet Atkins Country Gentleman that adorned both the front and back covers. 24 pages, six of which are in full color.

Guitar Repair: fixing fret buzz and sharp fret ends

Guitar Repair: fixing fret buzz and sharp fret endsLoose frets are especially problematic in certain old guitars, but are generally very easy to fix. You'll be amazed at the difference you can make with just a few tools, a bit of knowledge, and a little time. Fixing loose frets can eliminate fret buzz, remove sharp fret ends, and greatly improve the tone of any guitar. If your luthier bill will be greater than the value of your guitar, definitely time to have a go yourself!

1966 Hagstrom 'worlds fastest playing neck' catalog (Merson USA)

1966 Hagstrom guitar catalogHagstrom guitars were distributed in the mid-1960s United States by Merson of USA. This eight page 'worlds fastest playing neck' catalog, printed in two-colors contained six solid body electrics, three solid body basses, two electric acoustic guitars, two electric acoustic basses and five acoustics.

1965 Hofner President

1965 Hofner PresidentThe President was produced by Hofner in Bubenreuth, Germany, specifically for Selmer, who distributed the brand in the United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, and other commonwealth nations. The President was a hollow body electric acoustic, available as a full body or thinline, and with blonde or brunette finish. It was a great playing guitar that sold fairly well in the second half of the 1950s, throughout the 1960s, and into the very early 1970s. The example shown here is a full-body depth guitar in blonde - and as a 1965 guitar, one of the last to feature the rounded Venetian cutaway. From late 1965 until 1972, the President sported a sharp Florentine cut. Naturally, such an electric acoustic suggests jazz and blues, but many of the original British Hofner President players were part of the rock 'n roll, skiffle and beat scenes of the late 50s and early 60s.

1963 1964 Fender catalog

Fender 1963 catalogue"The Choice of Professional and Student Musicians Everywhere" This eight page catalogue was included as an insert in the 1963 annual "school music" issue of Downbeat magazine (September 1963). As well as keyboards and pedal steels, this catalog contains seven guitars, three basses and ten amplifiers - from student guitars such as the Musicmaster and Duotone to professional models like the new Jaguar.