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GSR F-30 Maple

Orchestra | GSR Series
Model #: 3856550801

GSR F-30 Maple

Orchestra | GSR Series
Model #: 3856550801

  • Guild introduced the F-30 Aragon, the smallest of its original flat-top guitars, in 1954. Early versions featured a unique orchestra body shape with a spruce top and maple back and sides; it had acquired a mahogany back and sides by 1959, as found on our current Traditional Series version of this model. This limited special-run version harkens back to the early days of the F-30 by returning to maple for the back and sides-beautifully figured AAAAA-grade maple, in this case. With that and a premium Adirondack red spruce top, this is a beautiful guitar with a strong, clear voice.

    Other special features include an ebony fingerboard and bridge, tortoise body binding, ebony headcap with mother-of-pearl “Vintage G” logo, 12th fret abalone “G” inlay, custom gold Gotoh® open-back tuners with white “G-shield” buttons, 1.75” bone nut, bone saddle, “Parisian eye” bone bridge pins and a nitrocellulose lacquer finish. Each guitar also includes a Guild leather strap and a Planet Waves® soundhole humidifier. Available in Blonde (801) and limited to 20 pieces worldwide.

  • General

    Model Name: GSR F-30 Maple
    Series: GSR Series
    Color / Part #:
    • GSR F-30 Maple, Maple Orchestra, Blonde


    Body Shape: Orchestra
    Body Back: Figured Maple
    Body Sides: Figured Maple
    Body Top: Solid Adirondack Red Spruce
    Body Finish:
    • 3856550801
      Gloss Nitrocellulose Lacquer
    Bracing: Adirondack Red Spruce
    Rosette: Tortoise
    Purfling: Black/Ivoroid/Black
    Body Binding: Tortoise Shell


    Number of Frets: 20
    Position Inlays: Mother-of Pearl Dots with Abalone “G” at 12th fret
    Fingerboard Radius: 12" (305 mm)
    Fretboard: Ebony
    Neck Material: 3-Piece Mahogany/Walnut/Mahogany
    Neck Finish: Gloss Nitrocellulose Lacquer
    Nut Width: 1.75" (44.45 mm)
    Scale Length: 25.5" (64.8 cm)


    Special Electronics: N/A


    Hardware Finish: Gold
    Bridge: Ebony
    Bridge Pins: Bone "Parisian Eye"
    Tuning Machines: Custom Gotoh® SE700 Series Open Back with White "G-shield" Buttons
    String Nut: Bone
    Pickguard: N/A


    Strings: D'Addario® EXP 16 Coated Phosphor Bronze (.012-.053 Gauges)
    Unique Features: Solid AAAAA Grade maple back and sides, ebony fingerboard and bridge, ebony headcap with Mother-of-Pearl "Vintage G" logo, Abalone "G" at the 12th fret, custom gold Gotoh® open back tuners with white "G-shield" buttons, includes Guild® leather strap and a Planet Waves® soundhole humidifier


    Case Gig Bags: Premium Hardshell