GUILD D25

  • Guild D25 dreadnought acoustic guitar

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1968 to 2001

Guild's classic dreadnought the D25 was introduced in 1968. Guild D25s intially had a mahogany top and a flat back.The D25 was changed in 1976 to have a solid spruce top, solid mahogany sides and arched mahogany back. The D25 also features a rosewood fingerboard and bridge. By the year 2000 more D25s had been sold than any other Guild model, but the D25 was discontinued in 2001 when Fender moved all Guild production to its factory in Corona, California.

Other versions of this guitar include the Guild D25M with mahogany top and the Guild D25-12 string.

Specifications (23)

General

Finish colorsblack finish, natural finish
Made inUSA
Bindingblack binding
Number of strings6 strings
Scale length25.5 inches scale-length

Body

Body back materialmahogany body back
Body sides materialmahogany body sides
Body styledreadnought-size body
Body top materialmahogany body top, spruce body top
Pickguard materialtortoiseshell pickguard
Soundhole rosette3-stripe rosette
Soundholeround soundhole

Neck

Body fretNeck joins body at 14th fret
Neck jointset neck
Neck materialmahogany neck
Neck width1.69 inches wide at nut
Number of frets20 fret
Tuner layoutthree-each-side

Hardware

Bridge pinswhite with black dot pins
Bridgerosewood bridge

Fretboard

Fingerboard inlay materialpearl fingerboard inlay material
Fingerboard materialrosewood fingerboard
Fingerboard position markersdot fingerboard position markers

Prices (15)

DatePriceConditionNameComments
1979$600good
1987£300excellent
1978$355.00new
1996£650newIain
1976$400new
1968$300new
1978$300new
2018$200worn12 string mod d5-125sb
2016$499worn
1978£250newbill
1978$350new
2018$150worn
1973$600good
1996$1400new
1982$600new

Reviews (1)

GUILD D25 reviewed by Philip

5
Average: 5 (1 vote)
A very dependable and rich sounding guitar. Mine is a 1978 D25 which I had a neck reset on recently . Good projection and amazing sustain when tuned to DADGAD. Upgraded the stock strap openbacked tuners but guitar now a keeper. The back is arched on these .

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