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1999 Dearmond by Guild M-75T! SOLD!

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Guild’s Dearmond line has been popular among retro minded players. Discontinued for awhile now, they have steadily held their value or increased in price in recent years. How can you argue with the vibe? Based on the famous Aristocrat/Bluesbird outline, the M-75 offers a great alternative to a Gibson Les Paul or Gretsch Duo Jet. The single cutaway body is agathis (similar to mahogany) and features a maple top. Dearmond reported these bodies were chambered but accounts vary as to how much. Definitely more on the Les Paul side than the Duo Jet realm. The 24.75 inch scale maple neck features a bound rosewood fingerboard with block inlays. Dual USA MADE Dearmond Single Coils deliver classic tone from warm and sweet to nasty and growling. An Adjustomatic bridge, Bigsby style vibrato and sealed tuners round out the hardware. This example is finished in a cool silver sparkle reminiscent of Gretsch's 50s Silver Jets. Really distinctive. A very hip guitar that has become hard to find in recent years!

I’ve had several Dearmonds come through and I even own a sunburst M-75T in my own stash. I really love the vibe, value and tone. This example is no exception. Good playability and feel. The pickups have good tone and all electronics work fine. Great bang for the buck. This is a nice used example. It shows light to moderate pick and clearcoat scratches. Normal stuff and still nice looking. Comes in a gigbag.

Guild no longer offers the Dearmond line and prices have continued to increase on the used market. Many players have been converted to the great tone, looks and bang for the buck of these great guitars. If you’re considering a Gretsch Pro Jet, Epiphone Les Paul or similar guitar, you owe it to yourself to check out the Dearmond M-75. The quality is as good as if not better than the competition and the pickups are miles and away superior.


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