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Guild D-55 in Antique Sunburst ATB Pre Owned

Guild D-55 in Antique Sunburst ATB Pre Owned
Guild D-55 in Antique Sunburst ATB Pre Owned
Guild D-55 in Antique Sunburst ATB Pre Owned
Guild D-55 in Antique Sunburst ATB Pre Owned
Guild D-55 in Antique Sunburst ATB Pre Owned
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A wonderful mint condition sumptuous sounding pre owned USA Guild D55. These are hard to find and this one is as good as new and sounds and plays superb. It includes its official hard case and we will expertly set it up in our experienced workshop to ensure its playing perfectly for you. Includes standard mainland Uk delivery.

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This is a very hard to find model, especially pre owned and in excellent condition like this one is. This Antique Burst version American built Guild D55 ATB was recently part exchanged by a very regular collector who used it to help fund another model. Its in absolutely cracking mint condition, and has plenty of that full Guild lush Sumptuous Dreadnought tone that makes these guitars so hard to put down. This top of the range version is now very hard to get and will typically take over a year from fresh order to build on an individual basis. The gorgeous Antique finish and carefully hand selected woods and attention to detail will not disappoint any fan of iconic USA acoustics. This Mint condition Pre Owned Guild D55 has a C profile 1-11/16 neck and comes with scalloped X bracing.

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Read on to find out some more about this legendary model and its place in acoustic guitar history - 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 most anticipated return of a Guild acoustic to date, the 2017 Guild D-55 is back and better than ever. The D-55 remains true to all the premium appointments of its 1968 predecessor, including a AAA Sitka spruce top, solid Indian Rosewood back and sides, ebony fingerboard and bridge, and nitrocellulose finish. Internal refinements include scalloped Adirondack bracing as well as an improved dovetail neck-joint, hand fit to make this generation of D-55 the lightest, loudest, and best-sounding yet. 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. Each guitar includes a hand-signed certificate of authenticity and ships with Guild’s Premium humidified hardshell case.

Pickup fitting options available on request

SN: C182864
Guild D-55 in Antique Sunburst ATB
Body Top    Solid Sitka Spruce
Top Bracing Pattern    Scalloped X
Rosette    Abalone and ABS Ring
Top Purfling Inlay    Black and White ABS
Body Back and Sides    Solid Indian Rosewood
Body Binding    White ABS
Neck Material    Mahogany with a Walnut Center Strip
Scale Length    25 5/8" (651mm)
Neck Shape    C Shape
Nut Width    1 11/16" (43mm)
Neck Thickness 1st Fret    21mm
Neck Thickness 9th Fret    22.5mm
Fingerboard Material    Ebony
Fingerboard Radius    12" (305mm)
Fingerboard Inlays    V-Blocks - Mother-Of-Pearl and Abalone
Finish - Gloss Nitrocellulose
Bridge Material    Ebony
Bridge String Spacing    2 1/8" (54mm)
Saddle Material    Compensated Bone
Hardware Finish / Plating    Nickel Plated
Nut Material    Bone
Tuning Machines    Gotoh SE700 Open-Gear in Gold
Electronics    Pickup fitting options available on request - Please just ask!
Strings    D'Addario EXP16 - Coated Phosphor Bronze Light (.012 - .053)
Included Case    Guild Case

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