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Guild Announces the Return of the “Troubadour” Acoustics

In the 1960s folk-era, Guild built concert-sized spruce/mahogany guitars, lovingly dubbed “Troubadours” for their travel-friendly size and weight and popularity among singer-songwriters. These qualities are still sought-after today by a new generation of musicians and Guild is pleased to once again offer these features with the addition of the M-240E Troubadour and the USA-made M-40 Troubadour.

The affordable M-240E Troubadour features a solid mahogany top, and Guild's signature arched mahogany back, allowing for great volume and projection, long sustain, and a lush, full sound. Ready for the stage or studio, the M-240E's understated yet powerful DeArmond ToneBoss magnetic pickup makes its debut. The combination of a soft satin antique burst finish with a soundhole pickup give the M-240E Troubadour an overall retro vibe.

Guild's USA-made Troubadour, the M-40, features all-solid woods and provides a delicate, well-rounded tone that is perfect for fingerstyle playing and light strumming. Premium features include white ABS binding, Indian rosewood bridge and fingerboard, and bone nut and saddle. A thin satin varnish gives this guitar its familiar, broken-in look and feel, while also allowing it to breathe. This model is available in Natural or Antique Burst and includes the option of a discreet, USA-made LR Baggs Element VTC pickup.

For more information on Guild's “Troubadour” Acoustics.

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Issue #51

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