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Guild® Introduces All-New Guild Acoustic Design Series
Revamped GAD series offers greater value and performance than ever before
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (Sept. 15, 2011) – Guild announces the debut of the all-new Guild Acoustic Design (GAD) series. The new GAD series introduces new model types and continues with Guild’s tradition of acoustic excellence by offering the latest in modern, performance-driven features and exceptional value. The new series includes 19 guitars in total.
GAD series guitars feature all-solid tonewoods, dovetail neck joint construction, and player-friendly features such as a slim, satin-finish necks for smooth feel and effortless playability. The series consists of many different body styles, including Dreadnought, Classical, Concert, and the all-new Orchestra and Jumbo models with cutaways. Additionally, there are six- and 12-string models available in both acoustic and acoustic/electric versions featuring Fishman® electronics.
Inspired by the classic jumbo guitars Guild is long famous for, the F-150R model is a full-bodied acoustic masterpiece with a solid spruce top and solid rosewood back and sides that deliver rich, powerful sound and exceptional volume. Other features include a rosewood fingerboard and bridge, ivoroid body and neck binding, and mother-of-pearl block inlays. It is also available as the F-150RCE which additionally features a soft, Venetian-style cutaway and Fishman® pickup system.
With the F-130CE and F-130RCE, the series offers two orchestra style acoustic/electric models that feature a 1 ¾” nut, rosewood fingerboard and bridge, ivoroid binding, mother-of-pearl rosette and inlays, and Fishman® pickup system. The F-130CE’s solid mahogany back and sides deliver a strong, articulate voice, while the F-130RCE’s solid rosewood back and sides produce a rich, complex sound with warm bass and clear mids and highs making them ideal for a wide range of styles and performance applications.
The D-125 dreadnought and its 12-string sibling, the D-125-12, feature all-mahogany construction with a slim, satin-finish mahogany neck, rosewood fingerboard, bridge, and head cap. Both models produce a unique and well-balanced sound with a clear, tight bass and a warm, airy top end that make them versatile instruments that are great for a broad range of musical styles.
Guild Acoustic Design Series instruments are available through authorized Guild dealers for manufacturer’s suggested retail prices ranging from $739.99 – $1,829.99. For more information, visit www.guildguitars.com
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About Guild Guitars
Guild® is a historic American guitar brand with a 58-year history of building fine musical instruments. With a reputation built on Old World craftsmanship, innovation, quality and value, Guild has established itself as one of the world’s premier acoustic guitar manufacturers. Guild guitars are prized by players worldwide for their full, balanced sound, excellent playability and exceptional build quality. Guild Guitars – a tradition in tone since 1953! For more information, visit www.guildguitars.com.