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Guild D-55 Dreadnought Acoustic Natural

£3,270.00
Guild D-55 Dreadnought Acoustic Natural
Guild D-55 Dreadnought Acoustic Natural
Guild D-55 Dreadnought Acoustic Natural
Guild D-55 Dreadnought Acoustic Natural
Guild D-55 Dreadnought Acoustic Natural
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We are delighted to have a fresh version American D55 in Natural finish with case. We include a pro check and set up in our experienced workshop along with secure courier delivery. We look forward to any questions.

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Serial No C217511 Nitrocellulose Lacquer with Natural Mother-of-Pearl and Abalone Position Inlays and scalloped Adirondack bracing Guild D-55 Dreadnought. Blessed with hand fit improved dovetail neck-joint, this Guild D55 guitar is a very significant American made acoustic instrument offering an abundance of lush balanced rich tonal character made by one of the biggest names ever. This Guild D55 has it all and combines a Dreadnought body with carefully selected woods and premium specifications. We especially like the AAA Sitka Spruce solid top and ultra responsive Adirondack bracing with Nitrocellulose and ebony fingerboard and bridge. From the lightest touch of strings this Guild D55 will explode into life with a full and clear wonderfully creative and musical sound.

Read on to hear a bit more about the story and concept of the remarkable and sought after Guild D55. First introduced in 1968 as a special-order top-of-the-line model, the D-55 was so well-received that Guild added it into the regular production line by 1974. Famously played by Tommy Smothers on the Smothers Brothers Show in the 1960s, the D-55 grew in both popularity and longevity over the decades, finding homes in the hands of more contemporary artists like Waylon Jennings, Billie Joe Armstrong, and David Nail.

The D-55 showcases Guild’s most recognizable headstock which is fully bound and features the Guild “Peak and Shield” inlay combination over a figured ebony overlay. The matching ebony fingerboard is also fully bound and inlayed with Guild’s iconic abalone/pearl “V-Blocks” and multi-line “railroad track” purfling on the bass and treble sides. The D-55’s fingerboard is set on an all-mahogany neck with beautiful walnut center seam running the length of the heel to headstock. The D-55’s nitro finish is available in natural or Antique Burst and is hand sprayed for minimum thickness and maximum resonance that will only get better with age. An LR Baggs pickup system is available as an option, and each guitar includes a hand-signed certificate of authenticity and ships with Guild’s Premium humidified hardshell case.

SN: C217511
MODEL NAME Guild D-55
BODY SHAPE Dreadnought
BODY BACK Solid Rosewood Back
BODY SIDES Solid Rosewood Sides
TOP Solid AAA Sitka Spruce
FINISH Gloss Nitrocellulose Lacquer
BRACING scalloped Adirondack Spruce
ROSETTE Abalone Rosette
NUMBER OF FRETS 20
POSITION INLAYS Natural Mother-of-Pearl and Abalone Position Inlays
FRETBOARD RADIUS 12 Inch Radius (305 mm)
FRETBOARD Ebony
NECK MATERIAL 3 Piece Mahogany / Walnut / Mahogany
NECK FINISH Gloss Lacquer
NUT WIDTH 1.69 Inches (43 mm)
SCALE LENGTH 25.625 Inches (65.09 cm)
NECK BINDING Bound Fingerboard
HARDWARE Gold
BRIDGE Ebony
BRIDGE PINS Bone Bridge Pins
TUNING MACHINES Gotoh 700 Series Gold-Plated Open-Back Tuners
STRING NUT Bone
SADDLE Bone Saddle
STRINGS DAddario EXP 17 Coated Phosphor Bronze, (.013-.056 Gauges)
CASE Premium Humidified Hardshell Case

Brand:
Guild
Condition:
New
Weight:
6kg
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