GUILD M-65

  • Guild Freshman M-65 electric guitar

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1959 to 1968

The Guild Freshman M-65 was introduced in the late 1950s. The Freshman M-65 was a compact archtop electric with a hollow body and single pickup. It was available in both full sized (24.75" scale length, weight 5lbs) and three-quarter sized versions (22.75" scale length, weight 4.75lbs)

Specifications (30)

General

Weight
5 lb
Finish effectssunburst finish
Made inUSA
Number of strings6 strings
Scale length22.75 inches scale-length, 24.75 inches scale-length

Controls

Tone controls1 tone control
Volume controls1 volume control

Electronics

Pickups brand and modelGuild Frequency Tested pickup(s)
Pickups configuration1 single coil pickup

Body

Body depth2 inches body depth
Body length17.125 inches body length
Body materialmahogany body
Body shape featuressingle cutaway
Body stylearchtop
Body top materialspruce body top
Body width13.5 inches wide body
Hollow bodyhollow body
Pickguard shaperaised pickguard
Soundhole2 f-holes

Hardware

Bridgeadjustable metal bridge
Hardware colornickel hardware
Tailpieceharp tailpiece

Fretboard

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

Neck

Headstock inlays or logospearl headstock inlay/logo
Neck materialmahogany neck
Number of frets22 fret
Peghead (headstock)black face headstock
Tuner layoutthree-each-side

Prices (4)

DatePriceConditionNameComments
1965$200excellent
1959$275newguitar-listList price for sunburst, full sized M-65
1959$235newguitar-listList price for sunburst, three-quarter sized M-65
1962$75newjeffrey Sgood condition

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M65

I have a 1959 Guild M65 full size