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Guild Westerly Collection M-120E Acoustic-Electric Guitar

 
4.9

(12 reviews)

SKU: G12048XXX-P

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The Guild Westerly Collection M-120E Acoustic-Electric Guitar offers premium features, onboard electronics and classic Guild tone, playability & style at a price that no musician can argue with!

The Westerly Collection pays homage to Guild's early history renowned for exceptional craftsmanship, quality, and for the introduction of many beloved Guild acoustics. Inspired by this golden era, all Guild Westerly Collection guitars feature premium all solid woods and a lightweight Guild case at an affordable price.

With its comfortable body and distinctive voice, the M-120E provides excellent balance and a delicate tone. Featuring solid African mahogany top, back and sides, the M-120E's 24-3/4" scale length, vintage shaped Guild neck, and 1-3/4" nut width make this concert size guitar easy to play. The Fishman Sonitone pickup allows for expert amplification of this small-bodied guitar's incredibly rich sound. Additional features include an Indian rosewood fingerboard and bridge, NuBone nut and saddle, and period-correct tortoiseshell pickguard. A mother-of-pearl rosette and Guild's iconic Chesterfield headstock emblem reminiscent of 1960s models complete the package. The M-120E includes Guild's new lightweight polyfoam case and is available in Natural or Cherry Red gloss finish.

Get your Guild Westerly Collection M-120E Acoustic-Electric Guitar today at the guaranteed lowest price from Sam Ash Direct with our 45-day return and 60-day price protection policy.

Things You Will Get:

  • Acoustic-Electric Guitar
  • Polyfoam Case

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4.9

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5.0

Warm, Rich Sound

By 

from Greenville, SC

Verified Reviewer

Pros

  • Clear Bell-like tone quality.

Cons

  • Smaller guitar, but big sound.

Best Uses

    Bought this guitar after getting info from sales associate that not only is this guitar acoustic-electric, but it is made of solid African mahogany wood through and through with an Indian rosewood neck. This was very important for us, as we found out that overtime the wood will continue to age, and thus only get better and better in sound quality with its very warm and rich tone. Not all guitars will age through and through like this. Some guitars are made of a particular solid wood on the outside, but not necessarily on the inside, which does affect the sound quality overtime. This guitar is worth paying for in exchange for the exceptional sound quality in the wood aging process, as it gains more and more clarity and richness when it is played more and more. Also, as a songwriter, this guitar was one of the better picks in its price-range to compliment my voice-range. This was very important because I did not want a guitar that would be competing, in a sense, with my voice. For a smaller guitar to produce such a great sound, we were impressed.

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    4.0

    Great sounding acoustic

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    from Edison, NJ

    The Guild Westerly acoustic guitar is a great addition to any collection out there. The finish is beautiful and a real eye-catcher, and the build is sturdy and reliable. The neck feels comfortable in my hand and it's size makes it easy to play. The built in Fishman pickup sounds phenomenal also, I'd highly recommend this guitar for beginners and pros alike.

     
    5.0

    First guitar

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    from Huntington, NY

    Verified Reviewer

    This is my first guitar. I have been learning on a very entry level guitar and was getting frustrated. This guitar has performed well and is helping me progress faster and developing my ability to play

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    5.0

    Small Body, Big Sound

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    from Edison, NJ

    Staff Reviewer

    I'm a huge fan of Grand Concert sized acoustics but it is hard to find a very good one under $1000. The Guild Westerly is one of the very few that are the exception to the rule. Mahogany body lends itself to a beautiful sound and you wouldn't know it has a smaller body shape with the big sound you get.

     
    5.0

    Great to have Guilds back

    By 

    from Cincinatti, OH

    Verified Reviewer

    Guild is a guitar company that has been around for decades and has been known for making high quality instruments. These new Westerly collection instruments are no exception. This particular guitar features an African mahogany top and body so you get a wonderful rich musical tone that has a very pleasing midrange quality and smooth sound. The concert sized body is very comfortable and sounds great fingerpicked and would probably be a great studio guitar. With features like nubone nut and saddle and a built in fishman pickup these guitars come well setup and ready for stage use. If you want a guitar that plays and sounds great, might be something a little off the beaten path (since to many Guild isn't a household name), but still comes from a great lineage and history check out these fantastic new Guild Westerly collection instruments for yourself.

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    5.0

    Top notch build!

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    from Cincinatti, OH

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    Craftsmanship on Guild Westerly collection is top notch, bringing all solid wood acoustic tone to the masses. This guitar just oozes cool, and the shape and size just beckons to be played hour after hour. Very articulate, I find it best suited to fingerpicking which complimented the bright tone. Looking forward to the future with this guitar as the solid wood tone opens up with age.

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    5.0

    Great Sound In A Small Guitar!

    By 

    from Cincinnati, OH

    Staff Reviewer

    Pros

    • Great Tone
    • Well-Balanced Feel

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Playing Out

      I love the feel of this guitar! For the smaller body, it has great tone and the neck feels amazing. Its great for playing around the house or on stage and it looks gorgeous! I am a verified Sam Ash reviewer.

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      5.0

      Guild M120E

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      from Cincinnati

      Staff Reviewer

      It's a parlor sized acoustic, so it's smaller than the dreadnoughts and jumbo's. Despite its size, it's a great acoustic electric with a good dark sound ( it is solid afircan mahogany adding to that the Indian rosewood fretboard which helps balance it out). I have one just to have a different tone and feel (amongst my gibson's, etc) and I keep quality instruments in my collection. This is no different in quality either, maybe better in some aspects. I highly recommend

       
      5.0

      Budget Priced All Solid Wood Guitar

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      from Cincinnati,OH

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

      • All Solid Wood
      • Comfortable Neck
      • Great Tone

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Practice
        • Stage
        • Studio

        The Guild M120-E is a great value for the price. It's all solid wood. Plays easily. And sounds great. The neck has a comfortable C shape. The mahogany top offsets some of the brightness of the small body. With a Fishman pickup & polyfoam case this is value hard to beat.

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        5.0

        This is a great guitar! great for home and stage.

        By 

        from Cincinnati

        Verified Reviewer

        This guild has a rich tone that gets even sweeter with time. I really like the sound plugged in as well!

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        Number Of Frets 20
        Scale Length 24-3/4"
        Nut Width 1-3/4"
        Neck Shape C-Shape
        Neck Wood Mahogany
        Fingerboard Indian Rosewood
        Body Wood Solid African Mahogany
        Top Solid African Mahogany
        Bridge Type Indian Rosewood
        Tuning Machines Guild Vintage-Style Open-Gear
        Other Features Concert Body Size

        Body Depth Upper Bout: 3-1/2" (89 mm)
        Body Depth Lower Bout: 4" (101 mm)
        Body Length: 18" (457 mm)
        Body Width Lower Bout: 13-3/4" (350 mm)
        Body Width Upper Bout: 10-1/4" (260 mm)
        Overall Guitar Length: 39" (991 mm)

        Westerly Concert Sitka Spruce Scalloped X Bracing

        Vintage-Shaped Guild Neck

        16" Fingerboard Radius

        Mother-of-Pearl Dot Fingerboard Inlays

        Single Action Truss Rod (4mm Hex Key Truss Rod Wrench)

        NuBone Nut & Saddle

        Nickel-Plated Hardware

        Bridge String Spacing: 2-1/4"

        Ivory Colored Plastic Bridge Pins with Black Dots

        Mother-of-Pearl Rosette

        Iconic Chesterfield Headstock Emblem Reminiscent of 1960s Guilds

        Period-Correct Tortoiseshell Pickguard

        Fishman Sonitone Electronics with Sonicore Pickup, Volume and Tone Controls, Battery Bag and Endpin Jack
        Orientation Right-Handed
        Case/Bag Included Yes
        Case Type Polyfoam Case
        Series Westerly Collection
        Model M-120E
        Warranty Info:

        Cordoba Music Group ("CMG") warrants this Guild instrument to be  free from defects in materials and workmanship for as long as it is owned by the original retail purchaser, except that pickups, switches, jacks, controls, all other electronic components, tuning machines, hardware, pickguards, plated surfaces, cases and case hardware are warranted for a period of one (1) year from the date of original purchase. This warranty applies only to the original retail purchaser when this instrument is purchased from an Authorized Guild Dealer and is subject to the limitations set forth herein.

        For additional warranty information, please visit: http://guildguitars.com/warranty-policy/