Guild D-55 Antique Sunburst

Guild D-55 Antique Sunburst

  

The Guild D-55 in Antique Sunburst is another superb dreadnought from Guild guitars USA. Originally a special order, this top of the range model was so well received that it became part of the regular production line. The D-55 Acoustic is faithful to all its original 1968 predecessor, including AAA Sitka spruce tops, solid Indian rosewood back and sides, ebony fingerboard and bridge with the nitrocellulose finish. A few minor alterations in the form of scalloped Adirondack bracing and an improved dovetail neck-joint making this D55 the lightest, loudest and best sounding version yet!

Guild Styling

The cosmetic finish on this gorgeous looking guitar is instantly recognizable. Starting at the headstock with the fully bound edge Guild "Peak and Shield" inlay over a figured ebony veneer. Matching ebony fingerboard with binding complement and ooze style with the abalone/pearl "V-Blocks" and railroad track purfling along the bass and treble sides. A real eye-catching piece of USA acoustic guitar keeping the heritage brand very much so on the map as a real serious contender.  The AAA Sitka spruce and solid Indian Rosewood combination deliver the fantastic tone and character so familiar with such choice tonewoods. Finished with a nitro coating by hand for minimal thickness and maximum resonance that will mature and develop with you.

All finish with a hand-signed certificate of authenticity and shipped in a Guild hardshell case to protect your new love.

Guild a premium heritage brand in store now. If you require a certain kind of set up please contact our store and we shall adjust the instrument before shipping.

Specification

  • Body Top        Solid Sitka spruce
  • Body Back Solid Indian rosewood
  • Body Sides Solid Indian rosewood
  • Body Shape Dreadnought
  • Bracing Scalloped Adirondack spruce
  • Rosette Abalone and ABS Ring
  • Finish Gloss Nitrocellulose in Natural
  • Body Length 20″ / 508mm
  • Body               White ABS
  • Purfling Black and White ABS
  • Neck         Mahogany with Walnut Center Strip
  • Scale Length 25 5/8″ / 650.9mm
  • Nut Width 1 11/16″ / 43mm
  • Nut Material Bone
  • Neck               White ABS
  • Fingerboard Ebony
  • Radius 12″ (305 mm)
  • Board Inlays MOP and Abalone V-Blocks
  • Frets 20
  • Fret Size Medium
  • Tuners Gotoh SE700 Open Gear in Gold with Butterbean Buttons, 15:1 Ratio
  • Bridge Ebony
  • Saddle Compensated Bone
  • Bridge Pins Bone
  • Strings Coated Phosphor Bronze Light .012-.053
  • Case Guild Premium Humidified Archtop Wood Case
  • Endpin Ivory Colored Plastic
  • Pickguard Tortoiseshell

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  • Brand: Guild
  • Product Code: 385-0550-837
  • Availability: In Stock
  • £3,395.00

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