In the late '60s, the D-55 was dubbed the TV Model and entered the Guild dreadnought line-up as the flagship model. Though similar in design to the D-50 or D-40, the D-55 features higher-end cosmetic appointments like block inlays, as well as an Ebony bridge and three-piece Mahogany/Maple neck. Like other Guilds, those from before 2001 were produced in Westerly, Rhode Island.

Years of Production:
 1968 - 1987, 1990 - present

Body Style: Dreadnought 

Wood Composition: Rosewood back and sides, Spruce top, Ebony fingerboard

Design Elements: Ebony bridge, tortoiseshell pickguard, 25 1/2-inch scale length, block inlays, multi-bound top and back

Notable Guild Acoustic Players: Richie Havens, Nick Drake, John Denver

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