Guild D-40 Bluegrass Jubilee 1970s Natural

Reverb Estimated Used Price Range

  • $715$1,220

The original D-40 Bluegrass Jubilee was launched in 1963 along with D-50 Bluegrass special. These dreadnoughts were designed for balance and projection to help guitars stand out against a full bluegrass band. 

Values for this model are especially dependent on condition, and unfortunately, fewer and fewer mint specimens are surviving. 

Years of Production:
 1963 - 1992, 1999 - 2004, 2006 - present

Body Style: Dreadnought 

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

Design Elements: Rosewood bridge, tortoiseshell pickguard, 25 1/2-inch scale length, dot inlays

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

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