Instrument Details

1983 Guild D-80-12 East Indian/Spruce
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Status
Sold
Brand
Guild
Product Year
1983
Model
D-80-12
Serial #
LL100227
New/Preowned
Preowned
SKU
4987
Condition
Very Good Finish check above nut, ding below waits, binding finish check on lower bout back.
Body Type(s)
Large, Dreadnought
Back & Sides
Rosewood - East Indian
Top
Spruce
Neck Wood
Mahogany
Bridge
Ebony
Top Trim
Abalone and Wood Lines
Fingerboard
Ebony
Fingerboard Bindings
Maple
Fret Markers
MOP
Frets to Body
14
Headplate
Ebony
Headstock Inlay
Builder Logo
Body Bindings
Maple
Tuner Finish
Chrome
Cutaway
None
Pickguard
Black
Pickup
L.R. Baggs Anthem
Body Length
20 in
Upper Bout
11.625 in
Lower Bout
15.75 in
Body Depth Heel
4 in
Body Depth Tail
5 in
Scale Length
25.5 in
Scale Length (mm)
647.7 mm
Nut Width
1.81 in
Nut Width (mm)
46 mm
String Spacing
2.38 in
String Spacing (mm)
60.5 mm
Weight
0 lb. 0 oz.
Case
Original - TKL
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Description

Guild Guitars were one of the first companies to put 12-strings on the map in the 1960s, singlehandedly establishing the industry standard for double-course guitars. The huge, powerful sound that we associate with 12-strings? Guild's handiwork. This 1983 D-80-12 is an excellent example of their hallmark voice with East Indian Rosewood back and sides and a Spruce top. Built like a brick house, this 12-string is equally suited to delicate fingerstyle and aggressive flatpicking, with miles of sustain and an L.R. Baggs Anthem pickup for unrivalled clarity when amplified. This particular 12-string was custom built by the then-Master Luthier of Guild Guitars before Jerre Haskew, the former president of the company who hired Kim Walker to save it and pave the way for his own work, acquired the instrument--and we trust Jerre when he tells us, "This is the finest production 12-string guitar I've ever seen, heard or played regardless of brand." If you're interested in the classic 12-string sound in an iconic package with smooth action and a sweet, fiery sunburst finish, look no further than this Guild D-80-12.

Jerre's got great taste in guitars, that's for sure. This one's loud, it's proud, and it's ready to make some thundering good music.
 
The undisputed king of 12-string acoustic guitars for many years. It has the sound and the playability that is most desirable for 12-string acoustics.
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SCALE LENGTH 25.5 in
NUT WIDTH 1.81 in
STRING SPACING 2.38 in
WOODS SPRUCE,
ROSEWOOD - EAST INDIAN

Guild Guitars were one of the first companies to put 12-strings on the map in the 1960s, singlehandedly establishing the industry standard for double-course guitars. The huge, powerful sound that we associate with 12-strings?
 

Jerre's got great taste in guitars, that's for sure. This one's loud, it's proud, and it's ready to make some thundering good music.
 
The undisputed king of 12-string acoustic guitars for many years. It has the sound and the playability that is most desirable for 12-string acoustics.
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