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GSR D-40 Noir

Dreadnought | GSR Series
Model #: 3856317806

GSR D-40 Noir

Dreadnought | GSR Series
Model #: 3856317806

  • With its deep-black lacquer finish and elegant cosmetic appointments, the stunning GSR D-40 Noir grabs your attention and doesn’t let go. Built on Guild’s classic dreadnought-style design, the D-40 Noir delivers all the strong, balanced and articulate sound that Guild dreadnought guitars are famous for, with a style all its own.

    The premium Engelmann spruce top produces a rich, complex tone, while the mahogany back and sides bring punch and depth to the D-40 Noir’s unique voice. The onboard D-TAR® Multi-Source™ pickup system features a built-in condenser mic that can be blended with the under-saddle pickup to capture every nuance and produce a natural amplified sound.

    Other special features include an ebony fingerboard and bridge; ivoroid body, neck and headstock binding; abalone rosette and top purfling; ebony headcap with mother-of-pearl “Vintage G” logo; mother-of-pearl block position inlays with 12th-fret abalone “G” inlay; bone nut and saddle and “Parisian eye” bone bridge pins. Available in Black (806).

  • General

    Model Name: GSR D-40 Noir
    Series: GSR Series
    Color / Part #:
    • GSR D-40 Noir, Mahogany Dreadnought, Black w/ Premium Case


    Body Shape: Dreadnought
    Body Back: Solid Mahogany
    Body Sides: Solid Mahogany
    Body Top: Solid Engelmann Spruce
    Body Finish:
    • 3856317806
      Gloss Nitrocellulose Lacquer
    Bracing: Adirondack Red Spruce
    Rosette: Abalone
    Purfling: Black/Ivoroid/Black
    Body Binding: Ivoroid


    Number of Frets: 20
    Position Inlays: Mother-of Pearl Blocks with Abalone “G” at 12th fret
    Fingerboard Radius: 12" (305 mm)
    Head Stock Binding: Ivoroid Headstock Binding
    Fretboard: Ebony
    Neck Material: 3-Piece Mahogany/Walnut/Mahogany
    Neck Finish: Gloss Nitrocellulose Lacquer
    Nut Width: 1.6875" (43 mm)
    Scale Length: 25.625" (65.09 cm)
    Neck Binding: Ivoroid


    Hardware Finish: Gold
    Bridge: Ebony
    Bridge Pins: Bone "Parisian Eye"
    Tuning Machines: Gotoh® SE700-05M Open-Back
    String Nut: Bone
    Saddle: Bone Saddle
    Pickguard: Black


    Strings: D'Addario® EXP 17 Coated Phosphor Bronze, (.013-.056 Gauges)


    Case Gig Bags: Premium Hardshell