The Westerly Collection pays homage to Guild’s early history renowned for exceptional craftsmanship, quality, and the introduction of many beloved Guild acoustics. Inspired by this golden era, the Guild Westerly Collection carries on the tradition of impeccable workmanship and unwavering excellence by incorporating high-quality materials and classic Guild designs into each instrument.
Guild's iconic arched back makes its return in the Westerly OM-240E acoustic-electric!
This mid-sized orchestra shaped acoustic is equally suited for strumming and fingerpicking, and produces a sweet, balanced tone. The perfect choice for the versatile musician, the OM-240E features a solid Sitka spruce top, mahogany sides, and arched mahogany back. Guild’s signature arched back design allows for great volume and projection, long sustain, and a lush, full sound. The OM-240E features Guild’s AP-1 pickup, an Indian rosewood fingerboard and bridge, bone nut and saddle, pearloid rosette, period-correct tortoiseshell pickguard, and a matte polyurethane finish. This model also includes Guild’s new lightweight deluxe gig bag. Available in Natural.
Iconic arched back pays tribute to Guild's early acoustics
Unique design is lighter and louder than comparably sized guitars
Quality mid-size Orchestra body is made from solid Sitka spruce and mahogany
Vintage-profiled C-shape neck with Indian rosewood fingerboard plays comfortably
1960s red tortoiseshell pickguard looks great onstage
Bone nut and saddle enhance sustain and clarity
1-11/16" nut width suits strummers to fingerstylists
25.5" scale length has a slinky-smooth action
Guild AP-1 pickup system provides a clean sound for the stage and studio
Number of Strings:6
Top Wood:Solid Spruce
Back & Sides Wood:Mahogany
Body Bracing:X Scalloped
Neck Shape:Slim C
Fingerboard Material:Indian Rosewood
Fingerboard Inlay:Pearloid Dots
Number of Frets:20
Tuning Machines:Vintage-style Open Tuners
Nut/Saddle Material:Bone Nut/Compensated Bone Saddle