M-75 Aristocrat in Antique Sunburst

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Hollow body with spruce braced top. Guild’s compact and lightweight M-75 Aristocrat model expertly evokes its predecessor of the early 1950s, with a gracefully sculpted single-cutaway hollow body specifically designed to produce the resonance of a larger instrument. Other premium features include a classic Antique Sunburst finish, comfortable and rock-solid three-piece neck and the tonal magnificence of dual Franz P90 Soapbar pickups. The welcome return of a true Guild classic. Also available in Black.

List Price: $1,530

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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A Closer Look at the M-75 Aristocrat

The Guild Franz P90 Soapbar single coil pickups have been offered in many electric guitars throughout Guild’s history. Originally known as “Frequency-Tested” pickups in their early years, these P90-style gems were first manufactured by the Franz company in New York. The Franz P90 is a faithful reproduction offering the classic tone profile of the original. The alnico 2 magnets and wide bobbin platform produce a detailed, crisp tone with plenty of output and sustain, creating a vintage voice suitable for any style.

Hear the M-75 in action

Body
Body Type Hollowbody
Body Shape Guild M-75
Body Top Arched Spruce
Body Wood (Solid Bodies) N / A
Soundhole / F Holes Binding N / A
Body Sides Mahogany
Body Back Mahogany
Purfling Black / Ivory
Body Binding Ivory ABS
Neck
Neck Material Mahogany with a Maple Center Strip
Scale Length 24 3/4" (629mm)
Neck Shape Vintage Soft "U"
Nut Width 1 11/16" (43mm)
Neck Thickness 1st Fret 20mm
Neck Thickness 9th Fret 24mm
Truss Rod Dual Action
Truss Rod Wrench 7mm Socket Wrench
Fingerboard Material Ebony
Fingerboard Radius 9 1/2" (240mm)
Fingerboard Inlays Blocks - Pearloid
Frets Total 22
Fret Type Jumbo
Fingerboard Binding Ivory ABS
Finish
Color Antique Burst (ATB)
Finish - Top Gloss Polyurethane
Finish - Back and Sides Gloss Polyurethane
Finish - Neck Gloss Polyurethane
Hardware
Bridge String Spacing 2" (52mm)
Hardware Finish / Plating Gold
Bridge Guild Tune-O-Matic with Pinned Cups - Gold
Tailpiece Guild Harp Tailpiece Short - Gold
Nut Material Bone
Tuning Machines Grover® Sta-Tite™ Open-Gear 18:1 - Gold
Strap Buttons Vintage Style - Gold
Pickguard M-75 Black Backed Plexi with Gold Chevron Logo
Electronics
Bridge Pickup Guild Franz P90 Soapbar Cream/Gold - Bridge
Neck Pickup Guild Franz P90 Soapbar Cream/Gold - Neck
Pickup Switch 3-Way Toggle: 1. Bridge Pickup - 2. Bridge and Neck Pickups - 3. Neck Pickup
Controls Neck Volume & Tone, Bridge Volume & Tone, 3-way Toggle Pickup Switch
Other
Strings D'Addario EXL115 Nickel Wound, Medium (.011 - .049)
Included Case Case Sold Separately
Upper Bout Width 9 1/2" (241mm)
Lower Bout Width 13 3/4" (350mm)
Body Depth Upper Bout 2 1/8" (53mm)
Body Depth Lower Bout 2 1/8" (53mm)
Body Length 17 1/4" (438mm)
Overall Length 40" (1016mm)

*This is a running spec change to comply with CITES regulations. More information.

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