GUILD JF-55

  • Guild JF-55 acoustic guitar

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1989 to 2001

The Guild JF-55 was introduced in 1989 and discontinued in 2001 when the Westerly factory closed. The JF-55 was the top of the line jumbo with a spruce top, rosewood back and sides and a 3-piece South American Mahogany neck. White binding on the top and back with deluxe pearl inlay on the headstock. The bound ebony fingerboard had block inlays with abalone wedges. The bridge pins had abalone dots. Gold tuners & scalloped bracing. Available in Antique sunburst or Natural high gloss finish.

Specifications (25)

General

Finish colorsnatural finish
Finish effectsgloss finish, sunburst finish
Made inUSA
Binding3-stripe body-binding, white binding
Number of strings6 strings
Scale length25.5 inches scale-length, 25.625 inches scale-length

Body

Body back materialrosewood body back
Body depth5 inches body depth
Body sides materialrosewood body sides
Body stylejumbo-style body
Body top materialspruce body top
Body width17 inches wide body
Soundhole rosetteabalone rosette

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 pinsabalone dot pins
Bridgeebony bridge

Fretboard

Fingerboard inlay materialabalone fingerboard inlay material
Fingerboard materialebony fingerboard
Fingerboard position markersblock and triangle fingerboard position markers

Prices (8)

DatePriceConditionNameComments
1990$1695newguitar-listList price
1997$2200good
1997$2200good
2017£1400good
19964000 DEM good
1996£800goodTed ScottSadly always far too good an instrument for my very poor skills. Deserves a better home, want a fair equitable price. In very good condition, the odd 'dink' here and there but nothing major sounds amazing
2016£1400goodJeffield
1989$100excellentANDY....

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