Guild D-50 2010s Antique Burst

Reverb Estimated Used Price Range

  • $1,400$1,800

Also known as the Bluegrass Special, the Guild D-50 debuted in 1963 with Rosewood back and sides, a three-piece mahogany neck, and a 25 1/2-inch scale length. Like many American-made acoustic guitars, a turning point came in towards the end of the '60s when a switch was made from Brazilian to Indian Rosewood. Upon its initial reissue in 1999, Guild began offering the D-50 in an opional antique sunburst finish. 

Years of Production: 1963 - 1993, 1999 - 2004, 2006 - present

Body Style: Dreadnought 

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

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

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


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