Guild F-42 Acoustic Guitar, Mahogany & Sitka Spruce - Pre-Owned



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This fantastic small-jumbo Guild was designed by the legendary George Gruhn, and built in Guild’s Westerly Rhode Island factory in 1984. This is regarded as the best era for Guild guitars, and has an ardent following. This guitar features a Sitka Spruce top and mahogany back and sides that give the instrument an understated yet classic look.

Spruce and Mahogany create a great fundamental tone, and this guitar lends itself to rock strumming as well as fingerstyle. The scalloped bracing provides volume and responsiveness, and makes this a very versatile guitar. This Guild recently had a neck reset, and is in great pre-owned condition, and is a great opportunity to own an American classic. 

  • Sitka Spruce Top
  • Mahogany Back and Sides
  • Mahogany Neck
  • Rosewood Fretboard
  • 1-11/16" nut width


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72-hour appraisal period

All our guitars come with an appraisal period meaning easy returns if you’re not satisfied