That said, the information compiled and presented here is the most comprehensive data set we have for dating Guild guitars.
Please refer to the notes preceding each chart on how to best interpret the data.
The following chart, however, details the best information we have for the approximate last serial numbers produced in each given year before 1960.
There are no corresponding model names or numbers available. It is probably worth more than the dollars you will sell it for.
A number of early West-Coast psychedelic bands used these instruments, notably guitarists Bob Weir and Jerry Garcia and bassist Phil Lesh of the Grateful Dead, as well as Jefferson Airplane's bassist Jack Casady.
During the 1960s, Guild moved aggressively into the electric guitar market, successfully promoting the Starfire line of semi-acoustic (Starfire I, II & III) and semi-solid (Starfire IV, V & VI) guitars and basses.
For inquiries about serial number dating click on the articles link above and then click "Dating your Guild".
For serial numbers that dont fall on this chart or for specific parts for your vintage Guild Guitar you can contact Hans Moust via his website.
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