Guild F-312 Lefty 1970s Natural

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Jumbo-shaped Guild 12-strings stand as some of most recognizable Guild acoustics ever made. The F-312, which was also called the Artist 312, used Rosewood for its back and sides and Ebony for its fingerboard, setting it apart from the Mahogany F-212 and F-112 (though an important change came in 1970 with a switch from Brazilian to Indian Rosewood). The F-312's body had a flat lower bout. 

Years of Production: 1964 - 1974

Body Style: Jumbo 12-string

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

Design Elements: Rosewood bridge, tortoiseshell pickguard, 25 1/2-inch scale length, flat lower bout

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

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