Guild Bluesbird Guitar
Minty '72 Guild starfire III. As you can see in the photos it looks like it has barely been played. Guitar comes with it clean original Guild case and also comes with a very cool 5 page foldout card showing all guild accessories at the time. The finish looks beautiful. The entire guitar has only 3 small dings. A small one next to the pickguard bracket (which can be seen in the top photo) and 2 on the top of the headstock. But still not through the red paint. There are some very light scratches from light playwear and some scratches where the bridge has moved around some over the years. There is also some very light finish checking starting, but again is very light and normal for a 40 year old guitar. That is it. The rest is super clean. The hardware is clean, the bisgby is clean. The front, back and neck are so clean you can eat off of it. (Although I don't know why you would). Seriously folks, this is one beautiful guitar showing only very minor playwear. A vintage starfire just does not come any cleaner than this.
The guitar is 100% original including the case. The binding is perfect with no cracks, lifting or seperating at all. The frets, as shown in the photo, are the 1st -4th frets and as you can see there isn't any wear at all. They are medium frets and are crowned perfectly. The neck joint is stable and has never had a reset. The action is nice and low. Plays like a dream with no dead spots. The neck is perfectly straight. The back of the neck has 0 marks on it.(except my fingerprints) The headstock laminant is also perfect. No shrinking, not pulling up anywhere. The pickups are high output and will scream when pushed. These pickups, going against popular incorrect belief, are the exact same HB1 humbuckers put in the 60s models with the mini-humbuckers. They are just full size. These pickups remained the same until the late 70s. The guitar is a full hollowbody making it nice and light to play for 3-4 hours on a gig.
There is really nothing bad to report about this guitar. Please ask any questions you may have and I will get back to you in a timely manner. Also please check my feedback and bid with confidence that you will be getting the guitar exactly how it is described.
I am offering a 3 day warrenty with this guitar that it is in fine working order and described correctly. If you have any issues please contact me within 3 days of reception and I will be happy to refund your purchase price and original shipping. The buyer pays shipping cost back to me. This is a standard ebay warrenty.
Shipping - I will ship Fedex Home delivery to anywhere in the lower 48 states for $50. I will also ship to the UK and many countries in europe that allow a 108" shipping box, USPS priority international for $135. Any duties or tarriffs are the responsibility of the buyer. I will also ship to Canada for $90. I will ship the guitar with 3 business days of cleared paypal payment. 7 Business days if using a certified check on US banks only.
Payment - I accept paypal and certified checks from a US bank only. If using certified check contact me first please so we can iron out the details. If paying with Paypal, payment is due at time of purchase.
Please check my feedback and bid with confidence. And once again please ask any questions you may have. I also reserve the right to cancel this listing at any time. Thank you for checking out this listing and best of luck. The new owner will absolutely love this guitar. Garaunteed.
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