GUILD F-50 (NAVARRE)

  • Guild F-50 Navarre

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  • acoustic guitars

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Dates of manufacture: 

1953 to 1990
2003

The Guild F-50 Navarre was made from 1953 until 1990 and then reintroduced in 2003 following the Fender aquistiion of Guild. With figured maple sides and back the F-50 was the top of Guild's acoustic flat-top range. In 1965 Guild introduced a version with rosewood back and sides F-50R. Al Kooper of the Blues Project and Eric Clapton both have them as a result of Don Johnston.

Specifications (21)

General

Finish colorsnatural finish, red finish
Finish effectssunburst finish, transparent finish
Made inUSA
Number of strings6 strings
Scale length25.5 inches scale-length

Body

Body back materialfigured maple body back
Body sides materialmaple body sides
Body top materialspruce body top
Pickguard materialblack 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
Peghead (headstock)bound headstock
Tuner layoutthree-each-side

Hardware

Bridge pinswhite with black dot pins
Bridgeebony bridge

Fretboard

Fingerboard materialebony fingerboard

Prices (2)

DatePriceConditionNameComments
1968$450excellentSerial number 51373
1964€1000good

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