Guild D-55 Acoustic Guitar Antique Burst


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For a traditional dreadnought that mics easily and sounds balanced up and down the neck, look no further than Guild’s best-seller: the Guild D-55 acoustic. This is the definitive strummer. With its American build quality and nods to the 1968 original, we’re pleased to say that the modern Guild D-55 is better than ever. Its classic AAA Sitka spruce-topped Indian rosewood body projects and blooms beautifully thanks to the Ferguson Adirondack spruce bracing, offering clean note separation for fingerpickers and a rich framework for songwriters. The D-55 ships elegantly appointed with a soft nitrocellulose finish, abalone/pearl inlays, a tortoiseshell/ABS soundhole rosette, and tortoiseshell body binding & purfling.

It may surprise you to learn that D-55 dreadnought wasn’t among Guild’s first releases. In fact, in came much later in Guild’s career, in 1968, as a special-order upgrade to the D-50 Bluegrass Special. But so well loved were its full, balanced tone and music hall appointments that by 1974, the D-55 became a standard issue, and eventually a best seller, as it remains to this day.

  • The flagship of the Guild acoustic guitar line
  • Beloved by players ranging from bluegrass pickers to folk strummers
  • Designed in the spirit of the 1968 original
  • Easy to mic up — a studio mainstay
  • Balanced tone up and down the comfortable “C” 3-piece neck
  • Indian rosewood body with AAA Sitka spruce top yields a brilliant, full-bodied sound
  • Adirondack spruce bracing, developed for 2017 by Ren Ferguson, blooms and projects beautifully
  • Elegantly appointed
  • Tortoiseshell rosette, binding, and purfling
  • One of the most recognizable headstocks in the industry
  • Ebony fingerboard adorned with abalone/pearl V-Block inlays
  • Bone nut and saddle maximize string sustain
  • Breathable nitrocellulose finish
  • Built with care in California, USA

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D-55 Acoustic Guitar


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