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Guild D-55 GSR 70th Anniversary Limited Acoustic Guitar - Natural (#44 of 70)

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Sale price$5,999.00 USD Regular price$6,499.00 USD

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Introducing the Guild D-55 GSR: A Musical Legacy Continues

* NOTE - You will get the guitar in the PHOTOS and VIDEO

* NOTE - This guitar is in NEW MINT Condition and taken out of box for Photos and Videos - We are Authorized Guild Dealers and this instrument is covered under Guild Warranty - SOLD "AS-IS"

At Terry Carter Music Store, customers can't help but get excited about the Guild D-55 GSR Acoustic Guitar. This iconic instrument has a rich history dating back to 1968 when it was first introduced as a special-order model.

Its popularity soared when it was famously played by Tommy Smothers on the Smothers Brothers Show in the late '60s. Now, it's available in a special edition, the GSR D-55 70th Anniversary Limited, and customers are in for a treat.

Exquisite Craftsmanship: The Guild D-55's Stunning Details

The Guild D-55 GSR boasts stunning craftsmanship and exquisite details. Its Madagascar Rosewood face is adorned with a mother-of-pearl Guild Peak and G-shield inlays on the fully bound headstock.

The top, made from aged Adirondack Spruce with hand-scalloped braces, features an ornate Abalone rosette and matching purfling inlay. This guitar exudes elegance.

Designed for Performance: Features That Shine

Crafted using traditional hide glue, the back and sides of the guitar are made from exotic Madagascar Rosewood, displaying beautiful figured grain lines. The Ebony fingerboard, mahogany neck, and Walnut center seam strip are a perfect combination. Guild's iconic Abalone/Pearl V-blocks and a commemorative "Winged G" at the 12th fret add a touch of sophistication.

With gold Gotoh open-gear tuners, Evo gold frets, and a dovetail neck joint, this guitar is designed for performance. Its hand-sprayed gloss nitrocellulose finish ensures minimum thickness and maximum resonance.

Each piece comes with a specially numbered and signed certificate of authenticity and a soundhole cut-out hand signed by the Guild USA build team. Plus, it's protected in Guild's premium humidified hard-shell case.

Limited Edition: Guild's 70th Anniversary Tribute Guitar

This special edition is limited to just 70 pieces worldwide, commemorating Guild's 70th anniversary from 1953 to 2023. At Terry Carter Music Store, customers have the chance to own a piece of musical history with the Guild D-55 GSR Acoustic Guitar. Don't miss out on this opportunity to elevate your music to the next level.

SPECIAL LIMITED RUN:

  • #44 of 70 Made
  • Comes with Certificate of Authenticity 
  • Celebrating 70 Years of Guild Guitars
  • GSR - Guild Special Run

Specifications:

  • Size: Dreadnought
  • Top: Solid Adirondack Spruce
  • Back & Sides: Solid Madagascar Rosewood
  • Top Bracing Pattern: Scalloped X
  • Rosette: Abalone and ABS Ring
  • Purfling Inlay: Abalone
  • Back Purfling Inlay: Black and White ABS
  • Binding: White ABS
  • Neck: Mahogany with Walnut Center Strip
  • Truss Rod: Dual Action
  • Truss Rod Wrench: 8mm Socket Wrench
  • Fingerboard & Bridge: Ebony
  • Frets: 20
  • Fret Type: Jescar 43080 Evo Gold
  • Fingerboard Binding: White ABS
  • Finish: Gloss Nitrocellulose Lacquer
  • Nut & Saddle: Compensated Bone
  • Hardware Finish/Plating: Nickel 
  • Tuners: Gotoh SE700 Open-Gear in Gold
  • Endpin: Ivory Colored Plastic
  • Pickguard: Tortoiseshell
  • Strings: D'Addario EXP16 - Coated Phosphor Bronze Light (.012 - .053)
  • Scale Length: 25-5/8" (651mm)
  • Nut Width: 1-11/16" (43mm)
  • Lower Bout Width: 16" (406mm)
  • Upper Bout Width: 11-5/8" (295mm)
  • Body Length: 20" (508mm)
  • Overall Length: 41 3/4" (1061mm)
  • Number 44 out of 70
  • Tuning of E-A-D-G-B-E 

* NOTE - Guild Premium Humidified Archtop Wood Case INCLUDED

      TERRY CARTER MUSIC STORE ADVANTAGE:

      • Free Membership at Uke Like The Pros AND at Rock Like The Pros
      • Free 57 Point Instrument Inspection
      • Custom Setup AVAILABLE (See Below)
      • Free Uke Like The Pros Chord Chart
      • Fully Insured US and Worldwide Shipping
      • Usually Ships Same Day - Unless Custom Work Added
      • Easy Returns and Exchanges

      * CUSTOM SETUP - Although each instrument comes with a factory setup, it is strongly recommended to consider adding a custom setup. This is especially important if you value ease of playability, suffer from arthritis, have specific preferences for your setups, or desire a low action (i.e., minimal distance between strings and fretboard). In order to explore these customization options, simply click the "ADD SETUP" button below.

      * REQUIRED FOR WARRANTY - To ensure your warranty is valid, it's crucial to use a humidifier, which is strongly recommended regardless of where you live. Not only do humidifiers safeguard your investment, but they also facilitate the warranty process by demonstrating that you have taken precautions to protect your ukulele. When making a warranty claim, it is likely that they will inquire about your use of a humidifier.

      * A PICKUP (several brands available) - There are several brands available for pickup - simply click on "ADD PICKUP". However, it's important to note that install times may vary. If you require your instrument sooner, we recommend utilizing the RUSH pickup option.

      BASIC SETUP:

      • 3-10 Business Day Turnaround + Shipping Time
      • Adjust String Height At The Nut & Saddle For Easy Playability

      ADVANCED SETUP:

      • 3-10 Business Day Turnaround + Shipping Time
      • Adjust String Height At The Nut & Saddle For Easy Playability
      • Adjust Intonation
      • Polish Frets & Fretboard
      • Oil Fretboard & Bridge
      • Reshape Nut Profile For Comfort & Smooth Tuning
      • Fret Level (if needed)
      • Balance Pickup (if needed)

      * Products may be shipped in manufacturing packaging to reduce waste. 

      * We give our instruments individual names to match their character.

      * NOTE - You will get the guitar in the PHOTOS and VIDEO

      * NOTE - This guitar is in NEW MINT Condition and taken out of box for Photos and Videos - We are Authorized Guild Dealers and this instrument is covered under Guild Warranty - SOLD "AS-IS"

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