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Guild D-40 Natural w/ Hard Case 922 4lbs 0.5oz

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Brand: Guild
SKU: 385-0400-821


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Year: 2020

S/N: C194922

Weight: 4lbs 0.5oz


Brand new to the Guild USA line, the D-40 is perfect for players looking for that ultimate dreadnought sound. The classic wood combination of a solid Sitka spruce top and solid African mahogany back and sides provides remarkable volume, clarity and sustain. The D-40 features an East Indian rosewood bridge and fingerboard, premium 20:1 open-gear tuners, and a hand-cut bone nut and saddle. An elegant and thin satin varnish finish gives this guitar its familiar broken-in look and feel, while allowing the tone woods to reach their optimal sonic potential.

The D-40s timeless appointments include a vintage style rosette, tortoiseshell pickguard, white ABS binding, and Guilds peak logo inlaid on the headstock. Each D-40 comes with a hand-signed, numbered certificate of authenticity, and ships with a Guild archtop wood case with a built-in Humicase humidification system. Finish options include satin varnish in Natural, or Antique Burst with Cabernet back, sides and neck. 



  • Body Top – Solid Sitka Spruce
  • Body Back – Solid Mahogany
  • Body Sides – Solid Mahogany
  • Body Shape – Dreadnought
  • Bracing – Scalloped Sitka Spruce
  • Rosette – ABS Ring
  • Finish – Satin Varnish in Natural top
  • Body Depth – Upper Bout 4 (101 mm)
  • Body Depth – Lower Bout 5 (127 mm)
  • Body Length – 20 (508 mm)
  • Body Width Lower Bout – 16 (406.4 mm)
  • Body Width Upper Bout – 11 5/8 (295.3 mm)
  • Overall Guitar Length – 41.75 (1060.5 mm)
  • Body Binding – ABS
  • Purfling – Black and Cream ABS


  • Neck Material – Mahogany
  • Neck Shape – C Shape
  • Neck Joint – Mortise and Tenon
  • Scale Length – 25 5/8 (650.9 mm)
  • Nut Width – 1 11/16 (43 mm)
  • Nut Material – Bone
  • Fingerboard Material – Indian rosewood
  • Fingerboard Radius – 12
  • Fingerboard Inlays – Pearloid Dot
  • # of Frets – 20
  • Tuning Machines – Guild Vintage Style Open Gear in Nickel with Cream Buttons, 20:1 Ratio
  • Hardware Finish/Plating – NA
  • Truss Rod – Single Action
  • Truss Rod Wrench – 5/16 / 8mm Socket Wrench


  • Bridge – Indian Rosewood
  • Saddle Spacing – 2 1/8 / 54mm
  • Saddle – Compensated Bone
  • Bridge Pins – Ivory Colored Plastic
  • Case or Gig Bag – Guild Deluxe Humidified Wood Case
  • Endpin – Ivory Colored Plastic
  • Pickguard – Tortoiseshell


Why buy from Melody Music Shop, LLC?

Located in Bloomington, Indiana, Melody Music Shop strives to maintain a diverse, high quality inventory along with exceptional customer service. We carry a wide range of instruments and accessories, including new and used guitars, band and orchestral instruments, pianos, amps, sound systems, and so much more!

With certified technicians on staff and a century + of experience between them all, you can rest assured any instrument you purchase from Melody Music Shop LLC is in the best condition possible! Our ENTIRE STORE is maintained at 50% humidity year round per manufacturers stringent requirements. All items will be packaged carefully to ensure their safe arrival. Guitars will have their string tension lowered and packaged to manufacture specs or better. Melody Music Shop LLC guarantees quality products, fast shipping, and top-notch customer service!

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