Guild Starfire II Bass 1971 Sunburst

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  • $1,700$2,200

The Guild Starfire II Bass came about in 1967 as a dual pickup upgrade to the original Starfire. The Starfire II originally wielded two single-coil pickups which were later replaced by humbuckers in 1970. Starfire basses gained some notoriety as being among the first basses modified by Alembic basses in the late '60s for players like Jack Casady. 

Years of Production:
 1967 - 1978

Body Style: Double cutaway semi-hollowbody

Wood Composition: Maple or laminated Mahogany body, 1-piece Mahogany neck, Rosewood fingerboard

Design Elements: Four control knobs, dot inlays, 30 1/2-inch scale length, chrome-plated hardware

Notable Players:  Phil Lesh, Jack Casady, Chris Hillman

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