Guild Starfire III Newark St. Collection Hollowbody Electric GuitarGuild
Hollow body. 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 Black finish. The welcome return of a rocking early-’60s favorite with a personality all its own.
Condition: When this guitar came in from the factory, the only issue found by the authorized refurbisher was a tiny chip in the body binding at the tip of the horn (see photo). No repairs or modifications were made to the guitar - they simply gave it a set-up and left it alone. Aside from the tiny chip in the binding, the guitar looks mint. When we received the guitar, we set the action at the 12th fret to 3/64" on both the bass and treble sides. Guitar plays great with this low-action set-up! All electronics are in perfect working order. Unlike most refurbished guitars, the back of the headstock is NOT stamped "used" and the original serial # is still intact.
- 2015 model
- Weight = 6.2 lbs.
- Hollow body with laminated maple top, back and sides
- Mahogany set neck with vintage soft "U" profile
- Guild® LB-1 "Little Bucker" dual-coil pickup (neck)
- Guild® LB-1 "Little Bucker" dual-coil pickup (bridge)
- 2 volume knobs, 2 tone knobs, 3-way toggle switch
- Indian rosewood fretboard with pearloid dot inlays
- Pinned Tune-o-matic bridge with rosewood base
- Guild® vibrato tailpiece
- Grover® Sta-Tite™ 18:1 ratio open-gear tuners
- Nickel-plated hardware
- Ivory body and neck binding
- 1-ply black pickguard
- NuBone™ nut
- 20 narrow-jumbo frets
- 1.6875" nut width
- 24.75" scale length
- Black gloss finish
About our set-ups: We do our best to accurately describe the current set-up and playability of each guitar. However, due to temperature and humidity changes the guitar may experience while in transit, it's possible for the neck and body to slightly "adjust" along the way. After all, guitars are primarily wooden instruments that are highly susceptible to their environment. By the time you receive the guitar, un-box it and tune it up, you may find that it needs a slight adjustment to get it back to the set-up specs that we originally described in our listing. Please keep this in mind before purchasing.