New from Guild – the Newark Street Starfire III. The return of a classic Guild electric favorite from the ’60s. A real beauty in high-gloss cherry red, Guild’s Starfire III is equipped with features of extra advantage to the rock ‘n’ roll guitarist who seeks a combination of flashy appearance and extraordinary tonal possibilities. Stellar features are all here, including the extra-thin hollow body, graceful single Florentine cutaway and brilliant Cherry Red finish.

Guild Newark Street Starfire III

Guild Newark Street Starfire III – the welcome return of a rocking early-’60s favorite with a personality all its own

Guild Newark Street Starfire III features:

  • Series: Newark St.™ Collection
  • Body Shape: Early ’60s Starfire III
  • Body Style: Thinline Hollow Body Archtop
  • Body Top: Arched Laminated Mahogany
  • Back and Sides: Laminated Mahogany
  • Body Finish: Gloss Urethane
  • Body Binding: Ivory White with Black/White Purfling
  • Body Depth: 1.94″ (49 mm)
  • Body Length: 20.25″ (514 mm)
  • Bracing: Parallel Tone Bars
  • Headstock: Newark St. Headstock
  • Neck: 1-Piece Mahogany
  • Neck Finish: Gloss Urethane
  • Neck Binding: Single-Ply Ivory White
  • Nut Width: 1.650″ (42 mm)
  • String Nut: Bone
  • Fingerboard: Rosewood, 9.45″ (24 cm) Radius
  • Frets: 20, 6105 (.055″ Tall x .090″ Wide)
  • Position Inlays: Pearloid Dot
  • Scale Length: 24.75″ (628 mm)
  • Hardware: Nickel Plated; Polished Aluminum
  • Bridge: Guild Adjusto-Matic with Rosewood Base
  • Tailpiece: Guild “Harp”
  • Tuning Machines: Grover Sta-Tite
  • Pickup Configuration: H/H
  • Pickups: Guild “Anti-Hum” Dual-Coil (Bridge and Neck)
  • Pickup Switching: 3-Position Toggle: Position 1. Bridge Pickup, Position 2. Bridge and Neck Pickups, Position 3. Neck Pickup
  • Truss Rods: Dual-Action Head Adjust
  • Truss Rod Nut: Hex
  • Controls: Volume 1. (Neck Pickup), Volume 2. (Bridge Pickup), Tone 1. (Neck Pickup), Tone 2. (Bridge Pickup)
  • Control Knobs: Black
  • Clear Plexi Pickguard with Black Under-Painting
  • Color: Transparent Cherry Red

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