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Guild’s F-40 Standard Jumbo Acoustic Guitar features a new Vintage Gloss finish that's an ultra-thin nitrocellulose lacquer with both satin and gloss qualities that highlight the natural beauty of the tonewoods. Featuring a smooth closed-pore texture and a hand sprayed soft, silky coating the Vintage Gloss finish gives each guitar a worn-in vintage feel and tone with a sleek, modern appearance. 

Solid Sitka Spruce Top with Solid African Mahogany Back and Sides 
Achieve incredible clarity, balance, and volume with a solid Sitka Spruce top, solid African Mahogany back and sides. The F-40 Standard serves up a robust tonal palette that's perfect for anything from vocal accompaniment to solo work, and many other "unplugged" applications. Its predecessor was only produced from 1972 to 1976 and original versions are a rare treasure. Today’s version manifests the same vintage charm with timeless appointments such as a tortoiseshell celluloid pickguard, white ABS binding and Guild’s peak logo inlay on the headstock.

Scalloped Adirondack Spruce Bracing 
Guild adds forward-shifted scalloped Adirondack bracing for power, nuance and responsiveness. Combined with a Sitka Spruce top and African Mahogany back and sides, this bracing provides a punchy tone with smooth top end. 

Indian Rosewood Fingerboard and Bridge 
An Indian Rosewood fingerboard caps the comfortable C-profile Mahogany neck. Premium materials such as an Indian Rosewood bridge, 20:1 open-gear tuners, and a hand-cut bone nut and saddle finish off the F-40 Standard.

Available in Natural and New Pacific Sunset Burst Finish Options
In addition to the classic Natural finish, Guild’s new 40 Standard Series debuts the new Pacific Sunset Burst. Inspired by Guild's Southern California home, this new finish embodies casual elegance with a subtle edge burst. Each F-40 Standard ships with a Guild archtop wood case with built-in Humicase humidification system
Guild F-40 Standard Jumbo Acoustic Guitar Natural
Guild F-40 Standard Jumbo Acoustic Guitar Natural
Guild F-40 Standard Jumbo Acoustic Guitar Natural

WARNING: This product can expose you to chemicals including Formaldehyde (gas), which is known to the State of California to cause cancer. For more information go to

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  • Body type: Acoustic
  • Top wood: Sikta spruce
  • Back & sides: African mahogany
  • Bracing pattern: Forward-shifting
  • Body finish: Gloss
  • Nut width: 43mm
  • Neck Shape: C
  • Neck Wood: Mahogany
  • Joint: Mortise and Tenon
  • Fingerboard: Indian Rosewood
  • Number of frets: 14
  • Truss rod: Dual action
  • Neck finish: Gloss
  • Tuning machines: Guild Deluxe
  • Rosette: ABS
  • Bridge: Indian rosewood
  • Saddle & nut: Bone
  • Case: Yes

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Limited lifetime warranty.

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