Retrofret Stock # 4496. Guild F-50 Model Flat Top Acoustic Guitar (1973), made in Westerly, RI, serial # 93228, natural top, dark stained back and sides finish, maple back and sides, spruce top; laminated maple neck with ebony fingerboard, black tolex gig bag case. Overall length is 42 3/4 in. (108.6 cm.), 17 in. (43.2 cm.) wide at lower bout, and 5 in. (12.7 cm.) in depth at side, taken at the end block. Scale length is 25 1/2 in. (648 mm.). Width of nut is 1 11/16 in. (43 mm.). Very little play wear; some light finish chipping along the treble side binding edge of the fingerboard and along the treble side heel joint. Several areas of "strap burn" on the lower sides where the finish was in contact with a vinyl gigbag for a long period of time. Celluloid tailpiece insert has shrunk and pulled up a bit. No structural or playing issues at all. This guitar appears to have seen minimal play time since new and exhibits only these indications of "storage wear"; the setup is excellent, this is a fine player and a very nice find in a nearly 40 year old deluxe Guild flat top. Overall Excellent Condition.
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