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GUILD | CATALOGS | 1982 | PAGE 14

Distinctive features: XR-7 pickups / Phase switch vs. coil tap / Tuning machines

1982 'Guild guitars' catalog, page 14

This page describes some of the features common to numerous Guild instruments: XR-7 pickups; Phase switch vs. coil tap; Guild custom machine heads.

XR-7 pickups and the optional circuitry are described as follows:

XR-7 PICKUPS An advanced magnetic/electronic design pioneered by Guild. Of a dual sound nature, the XR-7 offers players a wide range of tonalities, from humbucking power and distortion to single coil bite and clarity, with everything in between (See section below on phase/coil tap switches). Allen Collins told us "I normally replace stock pickups with PAFs, but I wouldn't change these XR-7's, and you can quote me." Thanks Allen, we did. XR-7's are also available separately at your Guild dealer.

PHASE SWITCH VS. COIL TAP Basically, a phase switch allows you to use the XR-7's normally, or "out of phase" with each other by reversing their polarity. This provides many interesting tonal effects. The more popular coil tap can let you alternate the XR-7 from its full humbucking sound to a single coil sound. Either switch is available as an option or standard feature on the Guild guitar you select. Many players have told us also that they prefer the XR-7 without these options, for a more straight ahead, basic rock sound. The choice is yours.

1982 Guild electric guitar catalog, page 14
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1973 Guild Jetstar JS-1 fretless Cherry

1973 Guild Jetstar JS-1 fretless Cherry

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

$1399

Just in is this great 1973 Guild Jetstar JS-1 Bass Guitar
Quick details
Weight 7 6lbs
Nut Width 1 9 / 16th
Depth at 1st fret 0 88
Depth at 12th Fret 0 96
This JS-1 is A great playing and sounding bass that has some great modifications done to it. It was made fretless at some point. The bridge was also upgraded to A badass bridge which is way better then the original
There is an extra hole added from a removed Strap button on the upper horn(pictured)
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Guild S-300 Walnut 1977 ebony fingerboard Dimarzios rare rocking electric guitar

Guild S-300 Walnut 1977 ebony fingerboard Dimarzios rare rocking electric guitar

Rockford, Illinois, 611**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$1379

Guild S-300 Wal "Walnut" 6 string electric guitar. Date:
S / N 152903=early 1977
This guitar plays so nicely. Great rock and funk tones with the quack-y coil tap option switch. It has a jumbo re-fret on it that, while the neck plays fast and is a honey, it doesn't cosmetically look fantastic - like the rest of the instrument
Look closely at the ding-filled patina and cracks and such -- I wonder if Wayne Kramer chucked this up into the air at one point then ducked when it came down? ... more
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1980 81 Guild S-65D vintage electric guitar extremely rare excellent must see

1980 81 Guild S-65D vintage electric guitar extremely rare excellent must see

Hopewell, New Jersey, 085**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$2895

1980-81 Vintage Guild S-65D electric guitar Make an offer !!
SN# ED100125
is a very rare bird and highly sought after. In this condition they are really super rare. This one is in collectable condition with no wear and only a few small dings very tiny hard to show. Made March 80-81 I believe. There were less than 250 made from what I can find. Plays so well and easy the nut us 1 5 / 8th neck is c shaped and the radius is 7 25??
Made from a single piece of mahogany. Controls are ... more
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1978 GUILD B-302 BASS W / HSC

1978 GUILD B-302 BASS W / HSC

Evansville, Indiana, 477**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$1560

1978 GUILD B-302 BASS W / HSC. One (D) tuner has been replaced with the same Schaller tuner, only branded with an Ovation logo. Original tuner will come in case. This is a well used Bass with marks, and dings. Has been professionally set up, and is ready to gig with. Please email any questions you may have.... more
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1977 Guild 301-b Bass Guitar With Case Stunning !!!

1977 Guild 301-b Bass Guitar With Case Stunning !!!

Godfrey, Illinois, 620**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$2350

This is a beautiful 1977 Guild 301-b Bass Guitar comes with original case. I searched for years looking for the right one. Many I saw in the world market had blemishes and warped necks, and serious scratches but when I found this one, I knew I found the right one. The body and neck are in excellent unmolested shape. It produces a rich and warm sound. It is in excellent working condition and has been well-maintained. Shipping in the 48 states is $125. Reach out with any questions it also ... more
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Vintage 1973 Guild Starfire IV Black with Hardshell Case

Vintage 1973 Guild Starfire IV Black with Hardshell Case

New York, 100**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$2999

Here's a nice and clean vintage original 1973 Guild Starfire IV in original black finish
Plays and sounds fantastic.
Original Guild humbuckers are nice and warm and thick with classic vintage tone.
Neck is straight and true and has a feel like a vintage 335.
Original black finish is stunning. Very clean throughout though there is some wear to the headstock that looks as if someone flattened the Guild overlay and glued it back down. It is common that these overlays shrink ... more
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1978 GUILD D-35 DREADNOUGHT ACOUSTIC GUITAR W /  HARD CASE

1978 GUILD D-35 DREADNOUGHT ACOUSTIC GUITAR W / HARD CASE

Buffalo, New York, 142**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$1000

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1978 Model Year, Overall Good Condition. Bridge is Solid and flush. The front of this guitar is very clean, some pick scratches on the pickguard, and light fret wear. The back however has some stories to tell. When looking at the pictures you can see some strange marks on the back of the body. This guitar was left un-played for some time and the strap was left on the guitar in the case giving it this mark. There are also a few small dings on the back of the neck. ... more
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Vintage 1974 Guild F-212XL 12-String Acoustic Guitar w /  Original Case! VERY NICE

Vintage 1974 Guild F-212XL 12-String Acoustic Guitar w / Original Case! VERY NICE

Santee, California, 920**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$1599


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1972 GUILD D-40 BLUEGRASS JUBILEE DREADNOUGHT ACOUSTIC needs love

1972 GUILD D-40 BLUEGRASS JUBILEE DREADNOUGHT ACOUSTIC needs love

Hopewell, New Jersey, 085**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$1375

1972 GUILD D-40 BLUEGRASS JUBILEE DREADNOUGHT ACOUSTIC IN NATURAL

This guitar deserves a second chance and will sound beautiful once setup.
This guitar needs a neck reset and the truss rod works great. The neck slopes down a bit where it meets the body and the Brazilian rosewood? fingerboard separates slightly as it needs a neck reset. There are 2 hairline cracks on the top by the pickguard and they do not go thru the wood. No strap pins and the end hole for the strap pin has a ... more
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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

$8000

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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This is the 1980 Guild Artist Award Model Blonde Electric Guitar
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1971 Guild F-112-NT 12-String Natural Vintage F112NT Acoustic Guitar

1971 Guild F-112-NT 12-String Natural Vintage F112NT Acoustic Guitar

Sonoma, California, 954**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$1380

1971 Guild F112-NT 12-String Acoustic Guitar with a Natural finish. Overall in very good condition. It weighs 4 53 pounds. The nut width measures 1 823 " . The string action is currently 2 80mm at the 12th fret
There is typical wear throughout for a guitar this age. There are small dings and scratches in the top, sides, and back. There are no cracks or breaks. The bridge has been reseated. The body's binding is good with just a couple spots of shrinkage. There are several tiny dings on the ... more
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1980 Guild Starfire IV SF4 Sunburst w /  HB-1 Humbuckers & Case, USA Westerly

1980 Guild Starfire IV SF4 Sunburst w / HB-1 Humbuckers & Case, USA Westerly

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

$3000

Up for sale, a 1980 Guild Starfire IV model SF4 in excellent, 100% original condition and in perfect working order, complete with the original hardshell case and factory documentation. Not to be confused with recent Starfire iterations, this is a genuine vintage USA-made Guild, produced at the Westerly, RI factory, loaded with the original pair of HB-1 humbuckers
Featuring a semi-hollow maple body, maple neck, and bound rosewood fingerboard, this Guild has a bright, bold natural acoustic ... more
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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

$4350

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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1970s Guild Maverick Combo Guitar Amplifier

1970s Guild Maverick Combo Guitar Amplifier

Piedmont, South Carolina, 296**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$1049

Talk about a great vintage amp that hardly anyone knows about. These Guild amps really fit the bill. The Maverick sounds great clean or overdriven. It has really great tone and is really responsive to touch. This one is all original, except for having Michael Clark of Clark Amplification swap the power cord for a properly grounded three prong cord and remove the "death cap" while inspecting it. The amp runs quietly with minimal hum and really sounds great with a really nice, lush reverb. ... more
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Guild GAD 50P  CE NAT - 6 String - Acoustic Plus 1970 Guild Hard Shell Case

Guild GAD 50P CE NAT - 6 String - Acoustic Plus 1970 Guild Hard Shell Case

Aurora, Illinois, 605**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$550

Used - Sold as is
Has a crack on the top. Been there for 15 years and has not moved
Action is good
This guitar would be a great guitar for rehearsals or knock around gigs
Serial Number GAD-32XXX
Case: Guild 1970 Hard Shell
Please contact us if you have any questions
Please note that we do not offer refunds or returns.
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Guild 1977 D25M Acoustic Guitar With Case

Guild 1977 D25M Acoustic Guitar With Case

Tewksbury, Massachusetts, 018**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$1000

Guild 1977 D25M Acoustic Guitar For Sale
Small repair on the front and could use a setup but sounds great!
Case is included
Feel free to reach out with any questions or offers you may have.... more
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1970s Guild Bass Humbucking pickup Ring Set Bridge and Neck Hard to Find!

1970's Guild Bass Humbucking pickup Ring Set Bridge and Neck Hard to Find!

Greenwood, Indiana, 461**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$60

This listing is for two (2) Guild bass humbucking pickup rings. One is for the neck position, the taller for bridge. No breaks, repairs, or mods. These are very hard to find and the reproductions are not the same dimensions. They are used and worn, but fully functional. Measurements shown in photos. Sold as is.
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Madeira by Guild Am-12 1970s 12 string (FVS023203)

Madeira by Guild Am-12 1970s 12 string (FVS023203)

Guntersville, Alabama, 359**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$300

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Guild D-44M 1970s Classic Acoustic Guitar, All-Original including hard case

Guild D-44M 1970s Classic Acoustic Guitar, All-Original including hard case

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

$1000

Guild D-44M 1970s Acoustic guitar with the original case. Guitar is fully original and has some small dings, scratches, and some cracks in the back. Beautiful tone and craftsmanship with the big dreadnought sound. I purchased this in the mid-90s and it's had sporadic use since then. Stored in case in climate controlled storage for the past 10+ years. Great classic Guild!
Specifications:
- Model: Guild D-44M
- Body Shape: Dreadnought
- Neck Wood: Mahogany
- Fingerboard Wood: ... more
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Guild F-50  1973 Includes Original Hard Shell Case Very Clean

Guild F-50 1973 Includes Original Hard Shell Case Very Clean

Spring Hill, Florida, 346**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$2150

Guild F-50  1973 Includes Original Hard Shell Case Very Clean. This guitar sounds and plays great. This is repair free. All original 1973. Does show very minor signs of wear such as scratching. finish cracks. And checking. Neck has already been reset. Please see pictures. Includes original guild hard shell case. Will ship FedEx ground fully insured with tracking shipping to the lower 48 states only. No Alaska Hawaii, Puerto Rico, Guam or PO boxes. No international shipping
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1963 Vox Clubman Bass left handedA nice example of the Vox Clubman II bass, built by JMI in Dartford, Kent in 1963. This is a lightweight bass, short (30") scale and very easy to play. It is an early example, and as such has a thin black scratchplate and side mounted, coaxial output jack. JMI offered left handed examples of their solid body Vox guitars and basses at 10% premium. Production numbers are unclear, but left-handed examples rarely come up for sale

1977 Gibson ES Artist 'prototype'

1977 Gibson ES Artist prototypeNot to be confused with the Gibson ES Artist launched by Gibson in 1979; this ES Artist was an early model designed by the Gibson research and development team in Kalamazoo in 1977, the instruments themselves constructed by Gibson artist Chuck Burge. It was planned for launch as a high end semi acoustic with 335-style construction (central maple block) and innovative circuitry - but was pulled at the last minute, being deemed too expensive. Apparently, several examples were produced with varying specifications, though exactly how many actually left the Kalamazoo plant is unclear. Certainly two guitars were sold to LaVonne Music by Gibson in around 1980. Read more about the development of this guitar, with details from Chuck Burge and the story of it's sale to LaVonne music

1959 Hofner Committee

1959 Hofner CommitteeThe Hofner Committee was a truly beautiful guitar produced in Germany, primarily for the UK market. It was a large bodied (initially 17 1/2") guitar with a carved spruce top, available as an acoustic or electric guitar. By the early sixties the carved top was replaced with a laminate, and although still a very fine guitar, the earlier carved top examples, with frondose headstock (like the example shown here) are far more highly prized amongst musicians and vintage guitar collectors.

1965 Gretsch Chet Atkins Tennessean

1965 Gretsch Chet Atkins TennesseanThe Gretsch Chet Atkins Tennessean, or model 6119 was Gretsch's best selling hollow body of the 1960s. This wonderfully faded example from 1965 was originally Dark Cherry Red, but has turned a mid-orange brown. The original color, however, can be seen underneath the pickup surrounds. 1965 specs: maple body, two-piece neck, Brazilian rosewood fretboard and Hi-Lo 'Tron single coil pickups. Nickel plated Gretsch Bigsby tailpiece.

1965 Gretsch 'For the Spectacular Sound of the Times' guitar and amp catalog

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.