Guild Starfire V Double-cut Semi-hollow Body Electric Guitar in Cherry Red Finish


Semi-Hollow Body

With Guild Vibrato Tailpiece, 2 x Guild LB-1 Pickups.

  • Arched Mahogany Top
  • Arched Mahogany Back
  • Mahogany Sides
  • Ebony Fingerboard
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Guild Starfire V Cherry Red
Series: Newark St. Collection

Semi-hollow body. A deluxe double cutaway loaded with features that give a fully expressive voice to your individual playing style. The classic Guild Starfire V is a semi-hollow beauty with a graceful 16 3/8″ thinline body and twin Guild LB-1 “Little Bucker” pickups that make it an outstanding choice with an authentic Guild voice perfect for rock, blues, roots and more. The Starfire V’s all-mahogany body features an arched top and back, with dual f holes, elegant ivory white body binding, black/white purfling and center-block construction. Other premium features include bound three-piece mahogany/maple/mahogany neck with vintage-style “soft U” profile, 22-fret rosewood fingerboard with 9 1/2″ radius and pearloid block inlays, three-way pickup selector switch, individual volume and tone controls for each pickup and master volume, Tune-O-Matic bridge with rosewood base, Guild vibrato tailpiece, Grover Sta-Tite tuning machines, nickel hardware and a gorgeous Cherry Red finish. Includes plush-lined hardshell case. 


Body Type Semi-hollow Body

Body Shape Starfire V

Body Top Arched Mahogany

Body Wood (Solid Bodies) N / A

Soundhole / F Holes Binding Unbound F Holes

Body Sides Mahogany

Body Back Arched Mahogany

Purfling Black / Ivory ABS

Body Binding Cream ABS


Neck Material Mahogany with a Maple Center Strip

Scale Length 24 3/4″ (629mm)

Neck Shape Vintage Soft “U”

Nut Width 1 11/16″ (43mm)

Neck Thickness 1st Fret 20mm

Neck Thickness 9th Fret 24mm

Truss Rod Dual Action

Truss Rod Wrench 7mm Socket Wrench

Fingerboard Material Ebony

Fingerboard Radius 9 1/2″ (240mm)

Fingerboard Inlays Blocks – Pearloid

Fingerboard Inlay Location 1, 3, 5, 7, 9, 12, 15, 17

Frets Total 22

Fret Type Narrow Jumbo

Fingerboard Binding 1-Ply Ivory ABS



Bridge String Spacing 2″ (52mm)

Hardware Finish / Plating Nickel Plated

Bridge Guild Tune-O-Matic with Ebony Base

Tailpiece Guild Vibrato Tailpiece Semi Hollow – Aluminum

Nut Material Bone

Tuning Machines Grover® Sta-Tite™ Open-Gear 18:1

Strap Buttons Vintage Style

Pickguard Black with Guild Logo


Bridge Pickup Guild LB-1

Neck Pickup Guild LB-1

Pickup Switch 3-Way Toggle: 1. Bridge Pickup – 2. Bridge and Neck Pickups – 3. Neck Pickup

Controls Neck Volume & Tone, Bridge Volume & Tone, Master Volume, 3-Way Toggle Pickup Switch


Strings D’Addario EXL115 Nickel Wound, Medium (.011 – .049)

Included Case Guild Deluxe Electric Guitar Hardshell Case

Upper Bout Width 11 3/4″ (299mm)

Lower Bout Width 16 3/8″ (416mm)

Body Depth Upper Bout 1 5/8″ (41mm)

Body Depth Lower Bout 1 3/4″ (44mm)

Body Length 18 1/4″ (464mm)

Overall Length 41 1/2″ (1055mm)

Item # 3792205866