Guild Unveils 2021 Lineup of Acoustic Guitars

Guild's 2021 acoustic lineup
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Guild has unveiled a trio of new acoustic guitars for 2021: the BT-240E, F-240E, and the BT-258E.

Each of the acoustics – a pair of baritones (an 8-string and a 6-string) and a regular 6-string among them – features a Fishman pickup system and a Jumbo body shape.

You can read more about each of the new models below.


Guild's new BT-240E acoustic

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A six-string baritone, the BT-240E features a pressed-back construction with a solid spruce top, a mahogany back, and rosewood sides.

The Guild BT-240E will be available March 1 for $499.


Guild's new F-240E acoustic

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The F-240E features a solid spruce top, mahogany back and sides, and a pau ferro fretboard.

The Guild F-240E will be available on April 1 for $399.


Guild's new baritone BT-258E acoustic

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An eight-string baritone acoustic, the BT-258E features two additional octave strings for, Guild says, "a bit of sparkle."

It boasts a solid Sitka spruce top, rosewood back and sides, and a bound mahogany neck, and is tuned down to B, E, A, a, D, d, D, F#, and B, with the A and D strings doubled-up for a thicker sound.

The Guild BT-258E will be available on March 1 for $629.

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Jackson is an Associate Editor at and He’s been writing and editing stories about new gear, technique and guitar-driven music both old and new since 2014, and has also written extensively on the same topics for Guitar Player. Elsewhere, his album reviews and essays have appeared in Louder and Unrecorded. Though open to music of all kinds, his greatest love has always been indie, and everything that falls under its massive umbrella. To that end, you can find him on Twitter crowing about whatever great new guitar band you need to drop everything to hear right now.