Vintage Guild Catalogs & Literature


Out Of Print Vintage Guild Catalogs & Literature


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1953 GUILD Guitar flyer

- Download containing high quality scans (300 dpi) of the RARE ORIGINAL 8 1/2" x 11" guitar and amp "flyer" from my personal archive. This offering consists of a letter dated June 1953 from the New York based Guild Guitars. The flip side of the letter has a black and white photo of the Guild Model X 350. The letter , which was sent to prospective dealers, started with "If They Try It, They'll Buy It.." and is signed by Ben Wagmeister, General Manager. Also included an 8 1/2" x 13" Specification and Availability sheet listing the guitar and amp models available at that time along with brief descriptions and prices. Cool historical Guild stuff..Download includes PDF continuous document allowing you to see or print the flyer and price sheet very clearly.

1959-60 GUILD Guitars & Amplifiers catalog

- Download containing high quality scans (300 dpi) of the RARE complete ORIGINAL 9" x 12" guitar catalog from my personal archive. This digital catalog shows and describes the complete line of acoustic and electric guitars offered by the Hoboken, NJ Guild Guitars at this time. This rare black and white catalog has loads of information , photos and descriptions of : Electrics-Stratford X-350, Granada X-50, Slim Jim T- 100, Capri CE-100, Savoy X-150, Manhattan X-175, Stuart X-500, Aristocrat M-75, Freshman M-65 3/4, Freshman M-65, Acoustics- Stratford A-350, Stuart A-500, Johnny Smith Award Model, Savoy A-150, Capri CA-100, Granada A-50, Flat-tops- Economy M-20 , Troubador F- 20, Aragon F-30, Valencia F-40, Navarre F-50 and amplifier models 66-J, 99-J and Model 200 Double Twin. You want to know about Hoboken Guild stuff from this early period, you need this. Download includes PDF continuous document allowing you to see or print the entire catalog clearly.

1966 GUILD "Big Beat" Flyer

- Download containing high quality scans (300 dpi) of the RARE complete ORIGINAL 8 1/2" x 11" Guild Guitar flyer from my personal archive. This accurate digital brochure shows and describes Guild's electric guitars ,amplifiers and effects offered at this time. Entitled "Guild Presents....Gary Lewis and the Playboys, The Hullabaloos, Allan Montoya and the Brooks Brothers" , this rare black and white folder is a single piece of paper folded to produce 6 separate 8 1/2" x 11" pages. It has loads of information , photos and descriptions of Guild's Hoboken products including Starfire, Thunderbird, Polara, Copicat, Echorec, Thunder Amps and Starfire Bass. Shows photos of the bands mentioned using Guild equipment. Undated but likely 66. Download includes PDF continuous document allowing you to see or print the entire 6 pages clearly.

1968 GUILD Guitars catalog

- Download containing high quality scans (300 dpi) of the RARE complete ORIGINAL 9" x 12" guitar catalog from my personal archive. This digital catalog shows and describes the complete line of acoustic and electric guitars offered by the Hoboken, NJ Guild Guitars at this time. This rare black and white catalog has loads of information , photos and descriptions of: Guild Starfires, Stuart, DE-500, Manhattan X-175, Capri CE-100D, Slim Jim T-100D, Cordoba, Thunderbird S-200, Polara S-100, Jet-Star S-50, Jet-Star Bass, M-75 Bluesbird, M-85-II Bass, Bluegrass 35 flattop, George Barnes Acousti- Lectric models, Acoustic Archtops.... Artist Award, Stuart A-500, Stratford A-350, Savoy A-150, Capri CA-100, Cordoba A-50, Acoustics...Bluegrass F-47, Jubilee D-40, D-50, Navarre F-50, F- 50R, Aragon F-30, Troubadour F-20, 12 string F-212 and F-312, Mark series classic guitars and the Guild Copycat and Echorec delay effects!! You want to know about Hoboken Guild stuff in the late 60s, you need this. Download includes PDF continuous document allowing you to see or print the entire catalog clearly.

1968 GUILD Guitars Pricelist

- Download containing high quality scans (300 dpi) of the RARE original 1968 GUILD MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS PRICE LIST which is a 12-page catalog price list in 3 1/2" x 9" format. It has list prices for Guild’s complete line of electric, acoustic, classic and 12-string guitars, basses, baritone uke, cases, amplifiers, public address, echorec, copicat, distortion unit, cords, straps, strings, polish cloths, picks, bridges, pickups and rotoverb offered by the Rhode Island Guild Company at this time. There is one black and white photo on the cover and the rest is text....prices effective date October 1, 1968. A very cool bit of Guild memorabilia!! Download includes PDF continuous document allowing you to see or print the entire pricelist clearly.

1969 GUILD Flattop Guitars catalog

- Download containing high quality scans (300 dpi) of the RARE complete ORIGINAL 3 3/4" x 9" guitar catalog from my personal archive. This digital catalog shows and describes the complete line of flattop acoustic guitars offered by Guild Musical Instruments at this time. This rare full color catalog has loads of information , photos and descriptions of: Dreadnaught D-55 TV Model, D-50 Bluegrass Special, D-40 Bluegrass Jubilee, D-35 Bluegrass, D-25 Bluegrass as well as the F-50R Navarre, F-50 Navarre, F-47 Bluegrass, F-30 Aragon, F-20 Troubadour, M-20 Economy and the 12 strings , F- 412, F-512, F-312 Artist, F-212XL , F-112. Also includes the electrics F-112E and D-40E. Includes Prices as well as complete descriptions and photos. Download includes PDF continuous document allowing you to see or print the entire catalog clearly.

1970s GUILD Flattop & Classic Guitars catalog

- Download containing high quality scans (300 dpi) of the RARE complete ORIGINAL 8 1/2" x 11" guitar catalog from my personal archive. This digital catalog shows and describes the complete line of flattop and classic acoustic guitars offered by Guild Musical Instruments at this time. This rare full color catalog has loads of information , photos and descriptions of: Guild Dreadnaught D-55, D-50, D-44M, D-40NT, D-40SB, D-35, D-25 as well as the G-37, G-41 JUMBO and the 3/4 size Dreadnaught G-75!! Also shows the F-50R, F-50, F-40, F-30, F-20 and the 12 strings G-312, G-212, F-512, F-412, F- 212, F-212XL and F-112. Classic guitars shown are Mark 5, Mark 4, Mark 3 and Mark 2. Last couple of pages show details in full color too. Includes Guild Price List for 1976. Download includes PDF continuous document allowing you to see or print the entire catalog clearly.

1970 GUILD ELECTRIC GUITARS AND BASSES CATALOG

- Download containing high quality scans (300 dpi) of the rare original 1970 GUILD ELECTRIC GUITARS AND BASSES CATALOG with 10 panels showing and describing the complete line of electric guitars and basses offered by the Rhode Island Guild Company at this time. There are good photos and descriptions of Starfire III, Starfire Standard IV, Starfire Deluxe V, Super Starfire VI, Starfire XII, Starfire Bass, CE-100D , T-100D Slim-Jim, Artist Award Blonde, DE-500 Sunburst, X-500 Blonde, X-175 Sunburst, SD-402 Sunburst, ST-303 Amber, M-75G, M-85II Sunburst, S-100 Dark Cherry and JS Bass II Cherry Red. A very cool bit of Guild memorabilia!! Download includes PDF continuous document allowing you to see or print the entire catalog clearly.

1970 GUILD GUITAR STRINGS PRICELIST

- Download containing high quality scans (300 dpi)of the original 1970 GUILD GUITAR STRINGS PRICELIST with 8 panels that contains prices on all the strings offered by Guild Musical Instruments...gives the Hoboken address... a division of Avnet, Inc. effective date is October 1, 1970... Download includes PDF continuous document allowing you to see or print the entire list clearly.

1973 GUILD GUITARS PRICE LIST

- Download containing high quality scans of the RARE original 1973 GUILD GUITARS CATALOG PRICE LIST Effective January 1, 1973. This 15 page pricelist lists prices for all Guild’s guitars available at that time. Front and back covers have some b/w illustrations...the rest is a listing of models, descriptions and prices. Also includes accessories....Download includes PDF continuous document allowing you to see or print the entire pricelist clearly.

1975 GUILD ELECTRIC Guitars & Basses catalog

- Download containing high quality scans of the RARE complete ORIGINAL 8 1/2" x 11" guitar catalog from my personal archive. This digital catalog shows and describes the complete line of electric guitars and basses offered by Guild Guitars at this time. This rare full color catalog has loads of information , photos and descriptions of: Guild Starfire 6, Starfire 4, X-500, Artist Award, S-100 solid body, M-75 etc. Download includes PDF continuous document allowing you to see or print the entire catalog clearly.

1978 GUILD ELECTRIC Guitars & Basses catalog

-Download containing high quality scans of the RARE complete ORIGINAL 8 1/2" x 11" guitar catalog from my personal archive. This digital catalog shows and describes the complete line of electric guitars and basses offered by Guild Guitars at this time. This rare full color catalog has loads of information , photos and descriptions of: Guild Starfire 6, Starfire 4, X-500, Artist Award, X- 175, CE-100D, S-300 solid bodies, S-60, S-60D, M-75CS, M-75GS, M-80CS, B-301 and B- 302 basses along with color photos showing details of Guild Instruments. Download includes PDF continuous document allowing you to see or print the entire catalog clearly.

1979 GUILD FLATTOPS & CLASSICS guitar catalog

- Download containing high quality (300 dpi) scans of the RARE complete ORIGINAL 8 1/2" x 11" Guild 20-page guitar catalog from my personal archive. This undated catalog (my estimate is it's from 1979) shows and describes the complete line of flattop & classic guitars offered by Guild Guitars at this time. This rare full color catalog has loads of information , photos and descriptions of: Guild Flattop 6 strings including: D-55, D-50, D-44M, D-40, D-40C, G-37, D-35,D-25, F-50R, F-50, F-40, F-30, F-30R and F-20. Flattop 12-strings included are: G-312, G-212, F-512, F-412, F-212, F-212C, F-212XL, anf F-112. Classic Guitar models Mark 5, Mark 4, Mark 3 and Mark 2 and accessories are also included in this exceptionally well produced color catalog. Download includes PDF continuous document allowing you to see or print the entire catalog clearly.

1980 GUILD GUITARS PRICE LIST

- Download containing high quality scans of the rare original 1980 GUILD GUITARS PRICE LIST. Effective March 1, 1980 this 15-page pricelist lists prices for all Guild’s guitars available at that time. Also shows and describes many of the models...Starfire, Artist Award, X-175, S-300, S-60D, B-302, D-55, G-37, F-40, D-40C, D-50, F-212XL, F-50, Mark 4, D-25, etc. Accessories are included. .Download includes PDF continuous document allowing you to see or print the entire pricelist clearly.

Guild HANK WILLIAMS JR. Model promo

- (1980s)- high quality scan (300 dpi) of the RARE ORIGINAL 8 1/2" x 11" two-sided full color Guild promo sheet showing the rare HAND WILLIAMS JR. limited edition flattop on one side and both the D-25 Acoustic Cutaway and the F-45 Acoustic Electric Cutaway on the other. PDF includes both pages allowing you to see or print the document very clearly.

1982 GUILD FLATTOPS & CLASSICS Guitar catalog

-Download containing high quality scans (300dpi) of the RARE complete ORIGINAL 8 1/2" x 11" Guild 23-page guitar catalog from my personal archive. This undated catalog (my estimate is it's from 1982) shows and describes the complete line of flat-tops & classic guitars offered by Guild Guitars at this time. This rare full color catalog has loads of information , photos and descriptions of: B-50 Flattop Bass acoustic, Mark 5, Mark 4, Mark 3, Mark 2 Classic Guitars, F-50R, F-50, F-40, F-30 and F-20 "conventional bodies", D-70, D-55, D-50, D-46, D-40, D-40C, G-37, D-35 and D-25 Dreadnaught bodies, 12-string models G-312, G-212, D-212, F-512, F-412, F-212XL, F-212 and F-112. Also includes a page devoted to electric flattops and numerous artist endorsements (shown are Hoyt Axton, Neal Schon, Ralph Towner, Paul Kantner, Graham Parker, John Abercrombie and Pat Metheny). Another extremely worthwhile and informative Guild catalog. Download includes PDF continuous document allowing you to see or print the entire catalog clearly.

1982 GUILD ELECTRIC Guitar catalog

-Download containing high quality scans of the RARE complete ORIGINAL 8 1/2" x 11" guitar catalog from my personal archive. This digital catalog shows and describes the complete line of electric guitars offered by Guild Guitars at this time. This rare full color catalog has loads of information , photos and descriptions of: X-175, CE-100D, Guild Starfire, X-500, Artist Award, and the new solid bodies. Download includes PDF continuous document allowing you to see or print the entire catalog clearly.

1980s BURNSIDE (GUILD) "FLAMMABLE SOLIDS" GUITAR BROCHURE

-Download containing high quality scans of the rare original 1980s BURNSIDE by GUILD GUITAR BROCHURE, a 4-panel full color brochure in 8 ˝" x 11" format (single piece of paper folded to produce 4 panels) that contains photos of the "FLAMMABLE SOLIDS" electric guitars offered by Guild at this time. Since most of the Burnside guitars imported by Guild were discontinued in the 90s my guess is this is late 80s though it does not appear to have any visible date. Shows some cool solid body guitars offered .... Download includes PDF continuous document allowing you to see or print the entire catalog clearly.

1980s BURNSIDE (GUILD) GUITAR BROCHURE

-Download containing high quality scans of the rare original 1980s BURNSIDE (GUILD) GUITAR BROCHURE is an 8-panel BLACK AND WHITE brochure in 8 ˝" x 11" format (two pieces of stock folded to produce the 8 panels) that contains illustrations and information on the "ROCK ‘N ROLL WARRIORS" electric guitars offered by Guild at this time. Since most of the Burnside guitars imported by Guild were discontinued in the 90s my guess is this is late 80s though it does not appear to have any visible date. Shows some cool guitars offered. Download includes PDF continuous document allowing you to see or print the entire catalog clearly.

1990 GUILD "AN AMERICAN TRADITION" Guitar catalog

-Download containing high quality scans (300dpi) of the RARE complete ORIGINAL 8 1/2" x 11" Guild 23-page guitar catalog WITH PRICELIST from my personal archive. This dated catalog shows and describes the complete line of guitars offered by Guild Guitars at this time. This rare full color catalog has loads of information , photos and descriptions of: THE DREADNAUGHTS...D-100C (ultimate flattop), D-100 (same without carved heel), D-55, D-50, D-40C, D-40, D-30, D-30E, D-25, D-25E, D-15. TRADITIONAL SERIES....GF-55, GF-50, GF-30, GF-25. JUMBO SERIES....JF-55, JF-30. 12-STRING SERIES....JF-65-12, JF-30-12, D-25-12. FULL SIZE ACOUSTIC/ELECTRIC....F45-CE, F15-CE, F35-CE. SLIMLINE ACOUSTIC ELECTRIC (Prestige Series)...Excellence, Standard, Classic. GX SERIES.....acoustic built like a solid body electric. SONGBIRD SERIES....NIGHTBIRD SERIES...Standard & Deluxe. JAZZ GUITAR SERIES....X-500 Stuart, X-170 Manhattan, X-160 Savoy, X161 Savoy. ARTIST AWARD (full page). PILOT BASS SERIES....602M, 602, 605M, 605(5 string bass) and the B-30 Acoustic Bass. Also includes numerous artist endorsements (shown are Hank Williams Jr., Johnny Cash, Eric Clapton, Buddy Guy & Greg Rzab, Slash, John DeFaria & Jorge Casas, Larry Hansen, and Joe Perry. Includes price list addendum. Another extremely worthwhile and informative Guild catalog. Download includes PDF continuous document allowing you to see or print the entire catalog clearly.

1980s GUILD "GUITARCHITECTURE" Guitar brochure

-Download containing high quality scans (300dpi) of the RARE ORIGINAL 8 1/2" x 11" full color brochure from the days of pointy headstock solid body guitars... This color brochure has four panels which show the "NEW GUITARCHITECTURE" from Guild at the time. It is not dated but judging by the models offered I'd estimate date of production to be 1980s... Shows S-284 Aviator, X-100 Bladerunner, X-88 Crue Flying Star, S-270 Flyer, SB-602 Pilot Bass, X-82 Starfighter, X-92 Citron Breakaway, F-44 Gruhn Model, FS-48 Deceiver, F-412 Black. Download includes PDF continuous document allowing you to see or print the entire catalog clearly.

1996 GUILD GUITARS catalog

-Download containing high quality scans of the RARE complete ORIGINAL 8 1/2" x 11" guitar catalog from my personal archive. This digital catalog shows and describes the complete line of electric and acoustic guitars offered by Guild Guitars (division of FMIC) at this time. This rare full color catalog has loads of information , photos and descriptions of: X-170 Manhattan, X-700 Stuart, Artist Award, S-100 Solid Body, F4CE, F5CE, F6CE, S4CE Songbird, A25HG, A50, A25HR flattops, JF30, JF55, JF100 flattops, JF3012, JF5512, JF6512 twelve strings, D25, D55, D100, D4, DV6, DV52, DCE1, DCE5 Dreadnoughts, D412 and D2512 Dreanought 12 strings and B4E and B30E Acoustic Electric Basses. Download includes PDF continuous document allowing you to see or print the entire catalog clearly.



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