Guild M-25E California Burst

Serial Number: C206142

The Guild D-40 Traditional embodies the features that have made the D-40 one of Guild’s most beloved and revered models. Using a high-grade solid Sitka spruce top and solid African mahogany back and sides, Guild adds scalloped Adirondack braces for power, nuance and responsiveness. The D-40 Traditional’s three piece mahogany and walnut neck is topped with an Indian rosewood fingerboard and is joined to the body with an authentic dovetail joint. This classic dreadnought is handsomely appointed with a tortoiseshell pickguard, rosette, and binding, a genuine mother-of-pearl Guild peak and chesterfield logo inlaid on the headstock, and nickel-plated open gear tuners. A lustrous nitrocellulose lacquer provides an elegant finish to this masterpiece, optimizing the beauty and resonant qualities of its premium woods.

Each D-40 Traditional includes a hand-signed, numbered certificate of authenticity, and ships with a Guild humidified hardshell case.

Other features include:

  • Body Top Solid Sitka Spruce
  • Body Back Solid Mahogany
  • Body Sides Solid Mahogany
  • Body Shape Dreadnought
  • Bracing Scalloped Adirondack Spruce
  • Rosette Tortoiseshell and ABS Ring
  • Finish Gloss Nitrocellulose in Natural
  • Body Depth Upper Bout 4″ (101 mm)
  • Body Depth Lower Bout 5″ (127 mm)
  • Body Length 20″ (508 mm)
  • Body Width Lower Bout 16″ (406.4 mm)
  • Body Width Upper Bout 11 5/8″ (295.3 mm)
  • Overall Guitar Length 41.75″ (1060.5 mm)
  • Body Binding Tortoiseshell
  • Purfling Black and Cream ABS
  • Neck Material 3-piece Mahogany/Walnut/ Mahogany
  • Neck Shape C Shape
  • Neck Joint Dovetail
  • Scale Length 25 5/8″ (650.9 mm)
  • Nut Width 1 11/16″ (43 mm)
  • Nut Material Bone
  • Fingerboard Material Indian rosewood
  • Fingerboard Radius 12″
  • Fingerboard Inlays 5mm MOP Dots
  • # of Frets 20
  • Tuning Machines Guild Vintage Style Open Gear in Nickel with Nickel Buttons, 20:1 Ratio
  • Hardware Finish/Plating NA
  • Truss Rod Dual Action
  • Truss Rod Wrench 5/16″ / 8mm Socket Wrench
  • Bridge Indian Rosewood
  • Saddle Spacing 2 1/8″ / 54mm
  • Saddle Compensated Bone
  • Bridge Pins Bone
  • Case or Gig Bag Deluxe Humidified Hardshell Case
  • Endpin Ivory Colored Plastic
  • Strings D’Addario EXP16 – Coated
  • Phosphor Bronze Light (.012 – .053)
  • Pickguard Tortoiseshell
  • Guild Item #385-1254-837
  • C206142

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