Entries by Myrna Cazessus


THE BIG REVIEW: GUILD STARFIRE I JET90 Fresh from Guild’s vintage-inspired Newark St. Collection, could this retro hot-rod be the leader of the pack? By Chris Vinnicombe 19th March 2021 Despite space-age model names such as Starfire and Jetstar, Guild’s Newark St. Collection has long been a destination for those with vintage inclinations and a […]

NAMM 2020 Recap

NAMM 2020 is in the bag and our new releases are out!  In case you missed them, we’ve got your recap right here.  New Guild Electrics As far as our electrics go, The Starfire I series takes the cake. Available in both single cut and double cut options. The Starfire I SC features a 2“ […]

A Fresh Take on A Revered Classic : The X-350 Stratford

  Guild Guitars got its start in New York City in 1952 when a 4 month strike at the Epiphone Company left many workers without a job. Professional guitarist and music store owner Alfred “Al” Dronge, and ex-Epiphone executive George Mann, formed a partnership and registered the Guild name that October. With Mann’s workforce and Dronge’s […]

Akustik Gitarre Interviews Guild President Jon Thomas

You’ve probably heard (especially because we can’t stop talking about it), but in the off-chance that you haven’t: Guild USA production is back, bustling and better than ever! Things are moving at full force at our Ventura County, California factory, so German magazine Akustik Gitarre thought the time was ripe to talk to our president, […]