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Guild CV-1 Contemporary Acoustic Guitar

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The Guild CV-1 Acoustic Guitar has a vintage body, accented by a solid spruce top and solid Indian rosewood back and sides with a laquer finish. Pate...Click To Read More About This Product

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The Guild CV-1 Acoustic Guitar has a vintage body, accented by a solid spruce top and solid Indian rosewood back and sides with a laquer finish. Patented Guild Neck Block System, bone nut and saddle, ivoroid bindings, Madagascar rosewood fingerboard and bridge, pearl logo and new G shield, plus abalone dot inlays compltte this stunning Guild guitar.

  • Body style: F-40
  • Top: spruce
  • Bracing: spruce
  • Back: indian rosewood
  • Sides: indian rosewood
  • Bridge: Madagascar rosewood
  • Neck: mahogany (bolt-on)
  • Fretboard: Madagascar rosewood (12" radius)
  • Width at nut: 1-3/4"
  • No. Of frets: 21
  • Scale length: 25-1/2"
  • Hardware: nickel
  • Machine heads: Gotoh 500 open-back tuners
  • Finish: high gloss (nitro-cellulose lacquer)
  • Unique features: patented graphite neck-block bolt-on neck system, dual locked graphite neck reinforcement tubes, spruce braced top, abalone dot position inlays, Madagascar rosewood bridge pins with abalone dots, bone nut, streamlined compensated bone saddle, multi-lam ivoroid bindings and end-strip with red and black accent lines, contemporary guild rosette of Madagascar rosewood, ivoroid and red and black accent lines, tortiose shell pickguard, factory installed forward strap button with internally braced support, vintage script mother-of-pearl guild headstock logo, contemporary mother-of-pearl guild headstock shield
  • Case: includes C4516 deluxe hardshell guitar case
  • Strings: Guild L350 phosphor bronze, gauges .012, .016, .025, .032, .042, .053

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Beautiful Guitar

By Guild Fan

from Lancaster, PA

I was really torn between the F47R and the CV-1. I loved the understated beauty of the CV-1 but I also loved the traditional appointments of the F47R. In the end, the CV-1 won out. I am very happy with this decision. There is not one flaw on this guitar. It's a thing to behold. Some very talented luthiers working for Guild. The Madagascar Rosewood used for the headstock, fingerboard and bridge has very striking figure. The Indian Rosewood on the back and sides is equally easy on the eyes. Sound is what's important though and the CV-1 does not dissapoint. Not sure if it's the new neck joint or not but the sound and playability is fantastic. VERY loud. It really projects. Strong bass, great mids and a sparkling high end. Very even. Does not favor either end of the spectrum which is a Guild trait from way back. The 1 3/4 nut width makes playing a joy. Plenty of room. The guitar ships with the pickguard removed which is a nice option. The new Guild pickguard is a matter of taste. I happen to like it but some folks prefer the traditional style. This way you can order one from Guild and customize your CV-1. Also comes with a very nice hardshell case. This guitar is a winner. A great blend of the traditional and technological. I can't put this guitar down. I count the hours in the office until I can go home and play it. It's that nice. GREAT JOB GUILD!

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