GUILD STARFIRE III

  • Guild Starfire III (1970)
  • Guild Starfire III (2013 reissue)

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1961 to 1970
2013

GUILD produced the STARFIRE III between 1961 and 1970. It was essentially a Starfire I but with a Bigsby vibrato. These originally had single coil Guild pickups (some 1961-1962 models had DeArmond single coil pickups). By 1970 they had Guild humbuckers.

Guild reissued the Starfire III in 2013 as part of the Korean made Newark Street Collection

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General

Finish colorsebony finish, green finish, honey finish, red finish
Made inKorea, USA
Number of strings6 strings
Scale length24.75 inches scale-length

Body

Body materialmaple body
Body shape featuresarchtop, single cutaway
Hollow bodyhollow body
Pickguard shaperaised pickguard
Soundhole2 f-holes

Neck

Neck materialmaple neck
Peghead (headstock)bound headstock

Fretboard

Fingerboard inlay materialpearl fingerboard inlay material
Fingerboard materialrosewood fingerboard
Fingerboard position markersdot fingerboard position markers
Number of frets20 fret

Hardware

BridgeGuild Adjusto-Matic bridge
Hardware colorchrome hardware
TailpieceBigsby Vibrato tailpiece, trapeze tailpiece
Tuner layoutthree-each-side
TunersGrover Sta-Tite

Electronics

Pickup selector controls3-way selector switch
Pickups brand and modelDeArmond pickup(s)
Pickups configuration2 humbucker pickups, 2 single coil pickups

Controls

Tone controls2 tone controls
Volume controls2 volume controls

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