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Guild M-20E Concert Acoustic-Electric Guitar Vintage Sunburst

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All mahogany, made in the USA with an L.R. Baggs pickup.

Guild’s iconic M-20 was the first guitar off the production line in 1967, when the company had grown so much that they relocated to a new factory in Westerly, RI. Nearly 50 years later, history has repeated itself in a brand-new, state-of-the-art facility in California. The M-20E is a concert-size acoustic-electric guitar built with solid mahogany top, back, and sides, informally nicknamed "the Nick Drake guitar" for its inclusion on the album art for Drake’s album, Bryter Layter.

This model is equipped with the L.R. Baggs Element VTC and features a rosewood bridge and fingerboard, bone nut and saddle, and an extremely light satin finish that allows this guitar to truly sing. The M-20E’s modest appointments include a vintage-style rosette and Guild’s peak logo inlaid in mother-of-pearl on the headstock. Each M-20E comes with a hand-signed, numbered certificate of authenticity, and ships with a hardshell case.

FEATURES
Body
Body type: Concert
Cutaway: No
Top wood: Solid Mahogany
Back & sides: Solid Mahogany
Bracing pattern: Scalloped X
Body finish: Satin varnish 
Neck
Neck shape: C
Nut width: 1-3/4"
Fingerboard: Rosewood
Neck wood: Mahogany
Scale length: 24-3/4"
Number of frets: 20
Neck finish: Satin varnish 
Electronics
Pickup/preamp: Yes
Brand: L.R. Baggs
Configuration: Undersaddle piezo
Preamp EQ: No
Feedback filter: No
Tuner: No
Other
Headstock overlay: Black Fiber
Tuning machines: Guild Vintage-Style Open-Gear
Bridge: Rosewood
Saddle & nut: Bone
Number of strings: 6
Special features: N/A
Case: Guild Humidified Archtop Wood Case
Accessories: Warranty booklet
Country of origin: United States

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GuildM-20E Concert Acoustic-Electric Guitar
 
4.6

(based on 5 reviews)

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80%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

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    • Was this a gift?:
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(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Mohogany Goodness In A Sweet Package.

By Cold Fingers

from Anchorage, Alaska

Verified Reviewer

Pros

  • All Solid Wood!
  • Great booming sound from a small body
  • Light weight and easy to play
  • Made in the USA!

Cons

    Best Uses

    • And Roll
    • Beginner to Pro
    • Blue grass & new grass
    • Blues
    • Rock

    Comments about Guild M-20E Concert Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

    Great little guitar! Well constructed out of solid mahogany. Plays fantastic with lots of volume from such a small body. Comes with nice hard shell case.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Looking for a small body guitar...this is the one

    By Paul

    from New Hampshire

    Pros

    • LR Baggs pickup system sound great.
    • Set up well right out of the case.
    • Well-crafted guitar, great playability

    Cons

    • Not a big deal for me.
    • This model does not have strap button on heel.

    Best Uses

      Comments about Guild M-20E Concert Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

      So happy Guild is building again in California. Had been looking for a small body guitar and the M20e fit the bill.

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      • No
       
      5.0

      Played one.....Want it

      By stringbabe

      from Boston

      About Me Professional Musician

      Pros

      • Consistent
      • Fun To Play
      • Good Feel
      • Rich Sound
      • Stays In Tune

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Jamming
        • Practicing
        • Recording
        • Rock Concerts
        • School Bands
        • Small Venues

        Comments about Guild M-20E Concert Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

        Want this guitar. Tried it at at local music store .....love it ! Small , loud , has electronics for gigin out. Had an USA Guild some time back & regretfully had to sell it. This one reminds me of the one I miss.

        (0 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

         
        3.0

        Guild Guitar

        By Silver Fox

        from California

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Good action and great neck

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Guild M-20E Concert Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

            Got this by mistake. Was ordering the Guild D-20E Dreadnought Acoustic-Electric. My Mistake. Great little guitar but could not deliver the deep quality sound I was looking for. Staff was helpful in replacing it for me.
            When the Guild D-20E Dreadnought Acoustic-Electric arrives, will review.

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            • No
             
            5.0

            Awesome guitar/tone!

            By Spike

            from Nazareth, PA

            Verified Buyer

            Comments about Guild M-20E Concert Acoustic-Electric Guitar:

            Glad to see Guild building in America again. Now we just need wait on the electrics to follow suit.

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