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Guild USA D-40 Dreadnought Acoustic Guitar

For the ultimate Dreadnought sound, look no further than the Guild USA D-40 Dreadnought Acoustic Guitar.


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SKU: G504008XX-P

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Discounted Price $1,599.00 to $1,699.00

Discounted Price $1,599.00 to $1,699.00
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The Guild USA 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-40's timeless appointments include a vintage style rosette, tortoiseshell pickguard, white ABS binding, and Guild's 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. Available in satin varnish Natural or Antique Sunburst (w/Cabernet back) finishes.

Get your Guild USA D-40 Dreadnought Acoustic 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 Guitar
  • Hardshell Case
  • Certificate of Authenticity

Big, clear sound


Big sound from this guitar. Very warm tone on the lows and highs. This Guild D-40 has an equally beautiful response from finger picking or strumming. It is an excellent flat-picking machine also. Simple embellishments that are very clean and attractive. My only regret is that I waited too long to buy this Guild.




Folk Music


This is the guitar that Tom Chapin played on "Make a Wish." Tom Chapin was the brother of Harry Chapin who sang "Taxi," and "Cat's in the Cradle."

Ilan Freedman

New York, NY


USA D-40 Dreadnought Acoustic Guitar

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Body Size/Shape Dreadnought
Body Wood Solid African Mahogany
Top Solid Sitka Spruce
Bracing Scalloped Sitka Spruce
Cutaway None
Top/Body Finish Satin Varnish
Neck Type Mortise & Tenon
Neck Wood Mahogany
Neck Shape C-Shape
Neck Finish Satin Varnish
Scale Length 25-5/8"
Fingerboard Indian Rosewood
Number Of Frets 20
Nut Width 1-11/16"
Bridge Type Indian Rosewood
Nut & Saddle Bone Nut/Compensated Bone Saddle
Tuning Machines Guild Vintage Style Open Gear in Nickel with Cream Buttons, 20:1 Ratio
Electronics None
Orientation Right-Handed
Case/Bag Included Yes
Case Type Guild Deluxe Humidified Wood Case
Series Guild USA
Model D-40
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/

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