Guild M-20E – Vintage Sunburst

Serial Number: C216956

Guild’s iconic M-20 was the first guitar off the production line in 1967, when the company had grown so much that they relocated to a new factory in Westerly, RI. Nearly 50 years later, history has repeated itself in a brand new, state-of-the-art facility in California. The M-20 is a concert size acoustic guitar built with solid mahogany top, back, and sides, informally nicknamed “the Nick Drake guitar” for its inclusion on the album art for Drake’s album, Bryter Layter. It features a rosewood bridge and fingerboard, bone nut and saddle, and an extremely light satin finish that allows this guitar to truly sing. The M-20’s modest appointments include a vintage style rosette and Guild’s peak logo inlaid in mother-of-pearl on the headstock. Each M-20 comes with a hand-signed, numbered certificate of authenticity, and ships with a hardshell case.

Other features include:

  • Body Shape M – Concert
  • Body Top Solid African Mahogany
  • Top Bracing Pattern Scalloped X
  • Soundhole Diameter 3 11/16″ (93mm)
  • Rosette ABS Ring
  • Top Purfling Inlay N / A
  • Body Sides Solid African Mahogany
  • Body Back Solid African Mahogany
  • Body Binding N / A
  • Neck Material Mahogany
  • Scale Length 24 3/4″ (628mm)
  • Neck Shape C Shape
  • Nut Width 1 3/4″ (44.5mm)
  • Neck Thickness 1st Fret 21mm
  • Neck Thickness 9th Fret 22.5mm
  • Truss Rod Dual Action
  • Truss Rod Wrench 4mm Allen Key
  • Fingerboard Material Indian Rosewood
  • Fingerboard Radius 12″ (305mm)
  • Fingerboard Inlays Pearloid Dots
  • Frets Total 20
  • Fret Type Jescar 43080
  • Color Vintage Sunburst (VSB)
  • Finish Satin Nitrocellulose Lacquer
  • Bridge Material Indian Rosewood
  • Bridge String Spacing 2 1/4″ (57mm)
  • Bridge Pins Ivory Colored Plastic
  • Saddle Material Compensated Bone
  • Hardware Finish / Plating N / A
  • Nut Material Bone
  • Tuning Machines Guild Deluxe Vintage Open Gear with Cream Oval Buttons
  • Endpin Ivory Colored Plastic
  • Pickguard Tortoiseshell
  • Electronics LR Baggs
  • Strings D’Addario EXP16 – Coated Phosphor Bronze Light (.012 – .053)
  • Included Case Guild Deluxe Humidified Wood Case
  • Upper Bout Width 10 1/8″ (257mm)
  • Lower Bout Width 13 3/4″ (350mm)
  • Body Depth Upper Bout 3 1/4″ (83mm)
  • Body Depth Lower Bout 4 1/8″ (105mm)
  • Body Length 18″ (457mm)
  • Overall Length 38 3/4″ (984mm)
  • Item # 385-1204-837
  • Hard Case
  • C216956

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