JUMBO JUNIOR RESERVE MAPLE

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Guild brings new life to the Jumbo Junior with exotic wood appointments. The Jumbo Junior Reserve Maple features a beautiful flamed maple back & sides, exotic padauk body and fretboard binding, padauk rosette, mother-of-pearl block inlays, and a light satin natural finish. Whether on the couch, in the studio or on the go, the Jumbo Junior’s compact design allows you to have a Guild by your side at all times. Fun and comfortable to play, the Jumbo Junior’s warm tone and surprising volume will inspire many memories, group sing-alongs, and weekend jam sessions. Featuring a solid Sitka spruce top and arched Flamed maple back & sides, the Jumbo Junior offers Guild’s classic aesthetic for those who love the look of a jumbo, but may not love the size. The 23 3/4“ scale length gives this guitar portable size, but the playability of full sized instrument. Top it off with Fishman GT-1 electronics to plug in to any amp, and the Jumbo Junior is ready to go whenever you need to get your Guild on.

Learn About The Westerly Collection

The Westerly Collection pays homage to an important period in Guild’s early history, when Guild outgrew the beloved Hoboken, New Jersey factory, and moved production to Westerly, Rhode Island in 1967. Finding a home in a former furniture manufacturing building, Guild took advantage of the additional space the new location had to offer, and improved upon the production layout left behind in Hoboken.

With a fresh start, highly skilled employees, and plenty of room to grow, Guild flourished. It was not long before the Westerly factory became renowned for exceptional craftsmanship, quality, and the introduction of many beloved Guild acoustics. The dedication to innovation was apparent, with meticulous attention to detail. Inspired by this golden era, the Guild Westerly Collection carries on the tradition of impeccable workmanship and unwavering excellence by incorporating high-quality materials and classic Guild designs into each instrument.

Learn About the History of Guild Archbacks

Guild began its legacy in 1953 by producing archtop electric guitars for the Jazz market in New York city; these guitars were built with arched backs made from pressed laminate maple, a low-cost alternative to hand-carved maple backs typical in Jazz guitar construction. As the company grew and began offering flat-top acoustics in 1954, the first models such as the F-30, F-40 and F-50 shared this pressed laminate arched back construction, which became a Guild trademark. Other classic Guilds like the D-25 and F-412, icons of the brand’s history to this day, represent this unique combination of acoustic flat top and arched back guitar construction.

In addition to its classic look and ergonomic comfort, an arched back design prevents the need for the added support of back braces, reducing weight while increasing projection and volume, contributing to the revered Guild sound for which these historic models are so well loved. We’ve paid homage to this classic Guild design trademark with a full line of affordable Archback models, available now from the Westerly Collection in sizes ranging from Concert to Jumbo.

MSRP: $695

This guitar is available through any Authorized Guild Dealer. Find one near you by clicking the button above. If you have any troubles finding a dealer near you, please don’t hesitate to contact us and a Guild Representative will be happy to help. 

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Body
Body Shape JJ - Jumbo Junior
Body Top Solid Sitka Spruce
Top Bracing Pattern Scalloped X
Soundhole Diameter 3 5/8" (91mm)
Rosette Padauk
Top Purfling Inlay 3-Ply - Black/White/Black
Top Binding Padauk
Body Sides Flamed Maple
Side Purfling Inlay Black
Body Back Arched Flamed Maple
Back Purfling Inlay N / A
Body Binding Padauk
Neck
Neck Material Maple
Scale Length 23 3/4" (603mm)
Neck Shape Slim C
Nut Width 1 11/16" (43mm)
Neck Thickness 1st Fret 20mm
Neck Thickness 9th Fret 24mm
Truss Rod Dual Action
Truss Rod Wrench 4mm Allen Key
Fingerboard Material Pau Ferro
Fingerboard Radius 12" (305mm)
Fingerboard Inlays Blocks - Mother-Of-Pearl
Frets Total 19
Fingerboard Binding 1.0 mm Padauk
Finish
Color Natural (NAT)
Finish Satin Polyurethane
Finish - Top Satin Polyurethane in Natural
Finish - Back and Sides Satin Polyurethane in Natural
Finish - Neck Satin Polyurethane in Natural
Hardware
Bridge Material Pau Ferro
Bridge String Spacing 2 1/4" (56mm)
Bridge Pins Ivory Colored Plastic with Black Dot
Saddle Material Compensated Bone
Hardware Finish / Plating Gold
Nut Material Bone
Tuning Machines Guild Vintage 16 Open Gear Tuners - Gold
Endpin Strap Button - Gold
Pickguard Tortoiseshell
Electronics
Electronics Guild/Fishman Sonitone GT-1 with Volume and Tone controls
Controls Master Volume and Tone
Other
Strings D'Addario EXP16 - Coated Phosphor Bronze Light (.012 - .053)
Included Case Case Sold Separately
Case Candy Guild Cloth Bag filled with Warranty Book, Promotion Card with Stickers, Truss Rod Wrench, and 2 Guild Picks
Upper Bout Width 10 1/2" (267mm)
Lower Bout Width 14 1/2" (368mm)
Body Depth Upper Bout 3 3/8" (85mm)
Body Depth Lower Bout 4 1/8" (105mm)
Body Length 17 1/4" (438mm)
Overall Length 37" (940mm)

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