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Years of Production: 1958 - 1965, 1969 - 1973,
Body Style: Orchestra/Auditorium,
Wood Composition: Mahogany body, Rosewood fingerboard,
Design Elements: Rosewood bridge, tortoiseshell pickguard, 24 3/4-inch scale length, dot inlays
"For folk fans, the original Guild M-20 will always be synonymous with Nick Drake. But where a lot of iconic artist-guitar associations are in large part visual, the all-mahogany M-20 was arguably an indispensible part of Drake’s understated, intimate, and mysterious musical reveries. Warm, just a little dark, but with a definition and articulation that makes it the perfect vehicle for fingerstyle melodies, the M-20 remains one of the most underrated guitars among Guild’s many legendary instruments." - Premierguitar.com (http://www.premierguitar.com/articles/Guild_M_120_Acoustic_Guitar_Review) - You can see him with his M-20 on the cover of his record "Bryter Layter"more
"It's a 1965 Guild M20. One of the best guitars I ever played. I got to know this guitar because of my admiration for Nick Drake (who had also played a M20). Since then I always prefered guitars with smaller bodies. These guitars use to have beautiful mids and are not that bassy, which fit my smooth singing pretty well. After all of these years she [the M-20] became a good friend of mine." -Fitzsimmons on http://rawk.ch/1766/ (Translation)more