If you’re feeling brave, you can even embark on the Haunted History Evening Excursion to hear about spirits that may still roam the region.
Or, if you’d rather party, catch the Beer and Wine Train on Fridays to blow off some steam.
Anyone looking to date what they believe is a guitar of that age should seek expert advice as your guitar may well be quite valuable.
It is probably worth more than the dollars you will sell it for.
Every Guild Guitar is different, however you can generally look on the back of the headstock or within the guitar itself (in the soundhole).
On a heavily used guitar, there is a chance that time has taken its toll and it could be weathered down or off.
There are no corresponding model names or numbers available.
YEAR FIRST NUMBER PRODUCED LAST NUMBER PRODUCED **Between the years 19, Guild used a separate serial numbering system for each guitar model The following chart details the year, the guitar model, and the beginning and ending serial number for each model in each given year.
Unfortunately, records for Guild guitars prior to 1960 are somewhat unreliable, where they exist at all, so we are unable to fully assure the accuracy of dating before that time but we have been able to ascertain some last serial numbers which may help.If you are looking to buy or sell a Guild produced piece then the date is vital, this helps provide a provenance or authentic record for the guitar in question and that is one of the key factors which dictates its value.At the foot of this page, you will find a long and detailed list regarding the manufacture date of your guitar and it is as simple as looking for the serial number of your guitar on the list and from that, it will tell you the date.Each are numbered on the back of the headstock with the number in the given series, i.e. Each also has a seven digit serial number inside the guitar. The last four digits refer to the date of production.The first three numbers (beginning with 500), refer to the sequence of units made, i.e. The first and fourth of these numbers in reverse refer to the year of production. For example: #5077019 would mean the seventh guitar made that year, and would date to January 1997.