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Description & Specs

Blending '60s Starfire style with 1950s DeArmond tone, Guild's Starfire I DC is a multi-generational tribute to Guild's vintage heyday. This guitar's feedback-resistant semi-hollow maple body and expressive Guild vibrato tailpiece come straight out of the typical double-cut Starfire playbook, paired with a sleek 9.5-inch-radius ebony fingerboard for all the benefits of modern playability. And while the round lows, sparkling trebles, and hi-fi voice of DeArmond Dynasonic pickups are standard on many a Guild, they're a rare sight to see on a 1960s-style double-cut like this Starfire I DC! Guild finishes this guitar's utterly refined vibe off with a glittering set of gold hardware, from the Grover Sta-Tite open-gear tuners to a Tune-o-matic bridge to even the pickup switch. Capture the thumping single-coil sound and sultry sonics of Guild's two most iconic vintage eras with the Guild Starfire 1 DC.


Vintage-inspired double-cut Starfire body, boasting a body built out of bright and articulate maple
Vintage soft “U” mahogany neck is sure to please fans of old-school neck profiles
Premium ebony fingerboard provides decidedly modern playability, sporting 22 narrow-jumbo frets in a 9.5-inch radius
Dual DeArmond Dynasonic single-coil pickups produce a massive-sounding single-coil sound, reminiscent of a particularly hi-fi-sounding P-90
Elegant aesthetic appointments, including gold hardware and mother-of-pearl/abalone V-block inlays
Guild vibrato tailpiece unlocks expressive bends and vintage-style warble
Top-of-the-line hardware, including a Tune-o-matic tailpiece with pinned ebony base and Grover Sta-Tite open-gear tuners
Case sold separately 
Weight: 7 lb 8 oz




The techs found no flaws or issues. It looks, plays and sounds great! Please see pictures for over all condition of the guitar. The actual item for sale is shown in the photographs. Unlike most of our refurbished guitars, this guitar still has the original serial numbers they have not been altered, and the stamp they put on the back of the headstock is barely visible and was hardly pressed in.

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We are an authorized dealer for brand approved manufacturer refurbished guitars. These guitars are sent directly from the manufacturer to the authorized refurbishing center where they are fully inspected, set up and cleared by a certified technician. They are sent there for many reasons, including: returns, cosmetic flaws, minor repairs, surplus & discontinued or last years models. The guitars serial number may be partially altered and/or replaced and the back of the headstock is lightly stamped "used" by the authorized refurbishing center per manufacturer agreements.