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GUILD-D55E

Guild D-55E Dreadnought Natural Acoustic Electric Guitar

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First introduced in 1968 as a special-order top-of-the-line model, the D-55 was so well-received that Guild added it into the regular production line by 1974. Famously played by Tommy Smothers on the Smothers Brothers Show, the D-55 grew in both popularity and longevity over the decades, finding homes in the hands of more contemporary artists like Waylon Jennings, Billie Joe Armstrong, and David Nail.

The most anticipated return of a Guild acoustic to date, the 2017 Guild D-55 is back and better than ever. The D-55 remains true to all the premium appointments of its 1968 predecessor, including a AAA Sitka spruce top, solid Indian Rosewood back and sides, ebony fingerboard and bridge, and nitrocellulose finish. Internal refinements include scalloped Adirondack bracing as well as an improved dovetail neck-joint, hand fit to make this generation of D-55 the lightest, loudest, and best-sounding yet.

Includes an LR Baggs Anthem pickup system is available as an option, and Guild’s Premium humidified hardshell case.

String Type: Steel
Number of Strings: 6
Body Shape: Dreadnought
Left-/Right-handed: Right-handed
Color: Natural
Finish: Nitrocellulose Lacquer
Top Wood: Solid Sitka Spruce
Back & Sides Wood: Solid Indian Rosewood with Walnut center seam
Body Bracing: Scalloped Adirondack Spruce
Binding: White ABS
Neck Wood: Mahogany with dovetail neck joint
Neck Shape: C profile
Radius: 12"
Fingerboard Material: Ebony
Fingerboard Inlay: Mother-of-pearl and Abalone V-Blocks
Number of Frets: 20, Medium
Scale Length: 25.625"
Tuning Machines: Gotoh gold SE700 open gears with butterbean buttons 15:1
Bridge Material: Ebony
Nut/Saddle Material: Bone/Bone
Nut Width: 1.692"
Electronics: LR Baggs Anthem
Strings: D'Addario EXP16 - Coated Phosphor Bronze Light (.012 - .053)
Case Included: Hardshell case
Body Width: 16" lower bout, 11.6" upper bout

Acoustic Centre offers free Australia-wide express shipping on all accessory orders (excluding bulky items including amplifiers and cases) over $50, and free express shipping with courier tracking on all instruments, amplifiers and cases over $599. 

Occasionally due to issues with delivering to remote or unusual destinations, we aren't able to offer free postage. We reserve the right to retract the offer if freight costs exceed 15% of your purchase. We will always notify you if there is an issue and offer a full refund or arrange alternative delivery options.

All strings and accessories will be shipped with tracking. Other items including guitars and amplification equipment will be shipped using our courier service providers, with a tracking number and signature on delivery. Deliveries to most major capital cities are usually within 2 - 4 business days, and regional areas and WA deliveries are usually within 8 working days. This can change at busier periods for our delivery providers, and is shown as a guide only.

The Acoustic Centre ships goods Australia-wide, however at this time we are unable to accept international orders. Please contact us on (03) 9699 5691 to enquire about a special order. The Acoustic Centre is located at 206 Park St. South Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. We ship daily at 2pm (Monday to Friday) excluding Victorian public holidays.
You are welcome to pick your order up instore, but we will require photo identification to ensure against fraud. If you require more info on shipping to your area, or have any questions regarding shipping, please contact us via info@acousticcentre.com.au or by phone on (03) 9699 5691.

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