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It commonly has four courses of doubled metal strings tuned in unison (8 strings), although five (10 strings) and six (12 strings) course versions also exist.

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Two other highly reliable resources for dating Guild instruments are The Guild Guitar Book and Gruhn’s Guide to Vintage Guitars, both of which are excellent references that often prove helpful with questions regarding dating, specifications and historical context of many Guild instruments.

Unfortunately, once again, records of Guild serial numbers before 1960 are at best sketchy, preventing us from being able to assure dating accuracy before that year.

The round-back has a deep bottom, constructed of strips of wood, glued together into a bowl.

The carved-top or arch-top mandolin has a much shallower, arched back, and an arched top—both carved out of wood.

The guitar sounds are utterly superb, the playing is spot on, the band is as tight as anything, the arrangements are top notch and, in [lead guitarist] Ivan [Pongracic] and rhythm guitarist Patrick O'Connor, they have two terrific tunesmiths...

Occasionally, I get this terrible fear of not being able to convey in print just how good an album is - and this is one such example. Ancient Winds is fully deserving of our Album of the Year award for 2015, just go buy it!The timestamp is only as accurate as the clock in the camera, and it may be completely wrong.The Guild Guitar Company is a United States-based guitar manufacturer founded in 1952 by Alfred Dronge, a guitarist and music-store owner, and George Mann, a former executive with the Epiphone Guitar Company.” “ Ancient Winds stands like a giant above all other releases from 2015.In fact, I might go so far as to say it's the greatest surf album of all time.During the 1960s, Guild moved aggressively into the electric guitar market, successfully promoting the Starfire line of semi-acoustic (Starfire I, II & III) and semi-solid (Starfire IV, V & VI) guitars and basses.

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