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Guild USA D-55 Acoustic Guitar, Antique Burst
Guild USA D-55 Acoustic Guitar, Antique Burst
Guild USA D-55 Acoustic Guitar, Antique Burst
Guild USA D-55 Acoustic Guitar, Antique Burst
Guild USA D-55 Acoustic Guitar, Antique Burst
Guild USA D-55 Acoustic Guitar, Antique Burst

Guild USA D-55 Acoustic Guitar, Antique Burst

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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. 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.

Specification
Body
Top:- Solid Sitka spruce
Back:- Solid Indian rosewood
Sides:- Solid Indian rosewood
Body Shape:- Dreadnought
Bracing:- Scalloped Adirondack spruce
Rosette:- Abalone and ABS Ring
Finish:- Gloss Nitrocellulose in Antique Sunburst
Body Depth Upper Bout:- 4" / 101.6mm
Body Depth Upper Lower:- 5" / 127mm
Body Length:- 20" / 508mm
Body Width Lower Bout:- 16" / 406.4mm
Body Width Upper Bout:- 11 5/8" / 295.3mm
Body Binding:- White ABS
Purfling:- Black and White ABS
Neck
Neck Material:- Mahogany
Scale Length:- 25 5/8" / 650.9mm
Nut Width:- 1 11/16" / 43mm
Nut Material:- Bone
Neck Binding:- Yes
Fingerboard Material:- Ebony
Fingerboard Radius:- 12" (305 mm)
Fingerboard Inlays:- MOP and Abalone V-Blocks
Number of Frets:- 20
Fret Size:- Medium
Headstock Binding:- White ABS with Black and White Purfling
Tuning Machines:- Gotoh SE700 Open Gear in Gold with Butterbean Buttons, 15:1 Ratio
HARDWARE Finish/Plating:- Gold-plated
Truss Rod:Action
Truss Rod Wrench:- 4mm Allen Key
OTHER
Bridge:- Ebony
Saddle:- Compensated Bone
Bridge Pins:- Bone
Case:- Deluxe Hardshell
Endpin:- Ivory Colored Plastic
Pickguard:- Tortoiseshell
Case:- Guild Premium Humidified Archtop Wood Case
Strings:- D'Addario EXP16 Coated Phosphor Bronze Light (.012 to .053)
Item Number:- 385-0550-837

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Model
D-55AS
Part Number
GUI-D-55-AB
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Body Shape
Dreadnought
Soundboard
Spruce
Back & Sides
Rosewood
Fingerboard
Rosewood
Colour
Sunburst
Scale Length
25.59" (650mm)
Construction
Set Neck
Finish
Gloss
Number of Strings
6

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