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 shipping on all accessory orders (excluding bulky items including amplifiers and cases) over $50, and free courier shipping with tracking on all instruments and amplifiers over $599, and cases over $299. We also offer Express shipping options at checkout.
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 via courier or Australia Post. Other items including guitars and amplification equipment will be shipped using our courier service providers, with a tracking number and signature on delivery.
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