Pre-Owned Guild 2021 BT-258E Deluxe 8 String Baritone - Natural with Hard Shell Case


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Guild 2021 BT-258E Deluxe 8-String Baritone

Unique Soundscapes with the Guild BT-258E Deluxe 8-String Baritone

The Guild BT-258E Deluxe 8-string Baritone guitar is a captivating instrument designed to deliver melodic harmonies with a harp-like sound. Its unique combination of Guild's iconic jumbo body shape and pressed back construction results in a deep, full-frequency baritone voice that's accompanied by two octave strings for added sparkle and dimension. The arched rosewood back projects rich low-frequencies, while the solid spruce top ensures that the high-frequency octave strings blend in beautifully, creating a symphonic tonal palette. Whether you're playing in an ensemble or performing solo, this 8-string baritone guitar provides a rich, resonant low end that will inspire your musical creativity.

Exceptional Build and Appointments

The Guild BT-258E Deluxe boasts a set of deluxe appointments that elevate its visual and sonic appeal. Its body shape is a classic F - Jumbo, providing a comfortable and visually striking presence. The solid Sitka spruce top, reinforced with OX bracing, ensures excellent projection and resonance. The mother-of-pearl and ABS rosette, along with black and white ABS top purfling inlay, adds a touch of elegance to the guitar's appearance. The body sides are made of rosewood, and the arched rosewood back contributes to the instrument's impressive low-frequency response. White ABS binding completes the body's sophisticated look.

Quality Craftsmanship and Playability

Crafted for superior playability, the Guild BT-258E Deluxe features a mahogany neck with a comfortable C-shaped profile. The 27" scale length, along with a 1 3/4" nut width and 20mm neck thickness at the 1st fret, provide a balanced feel and effortless playability. The dual-action truss rod ensures optimal neck adjustment, and the Pau Ferro fingerboard with 5mm Dots - Mother-Of-Pearl inlays adds to the guitar's visual charm. With 20 frets in total, this baritone guitar offers versatility and ease of play. Whether you're an experienced musician or a beginner, the Guild BT-258E Deluxe delivers a comfortable and inspiring playing experience.

Electronics and Hardware

Equipped with the Guild/Fishman GT-1 Pickup System, this baritone guitar allows you to amplify its unique tones with precision. The pickup system features volume and tone controls, giving you the ability to shape your sound to perfection. The guitar's hardware includes Guild Vintage 18 Open Gear Tuners, a Pau Ferro bridge with compensated bone saddle, and ivory-colored plastic bridge pins with black dots. The nickel hardware finish adds a touch of class to this already stunning instrument. The Guild BT-258E Deluxe is completed with a tortoiseshell pickguard, delivering a vintage-inspired aesthetic that's bound to turn heads.


  • Body Shape: F - Jumbo
  • Body Top: Solid Sitka Spruce
  • Top Bracing Pattern: OX Bracing
  • Soundhole Diameter: 3 7/8" (98mm)
  • Rosette: Mother-Of-Pearl / ABS
  • Top Purfling Inlay: Black / White / Black / White ABS
  • Body Sides: Rosewood
  • Body Back: Arched Rosewood
  • Body Binding: White ABS
  • Neck Material: Mahogany
  • Scale Length: 27" (686mm)
  • Neck Shape: C Shape
  • Nut Width: 1 3/4" (44.5mm)
  • Neck Thickness 1st Fret: 20mm
  • Neck Thickness 9th Fret: 24mm
  • Truss Rod: Dual Action
  • Fingerboard Material: Pau Ferro
  • Fingerboard Radius: 16" (406mm)
  • Fingerboard Inlays: 5mm Dots - Mother-Of-Pearl
  • Frets Total: 20
  • Fingerboard Binding: White ABS
  • Color: Natural (NAT)
  • Finish: Gloss Polyurethane
  • Bridge Material: Pau Ferro
  • Bridge String Spacing: 2 1/4" (56mm)
  • Bridge Pins: Ivory Colored Plastic with Black Dot
  • Saddle Material: Compensated Bone
  • Nut Material: Bone
  • Tuning Machines: Guild Vintage 18 Open Gear Tuners
  • Endpin: Strap Button - Nickel
  • Pickguard: Tortoiseshell
  • Electronics: Guild/Fishman GT-1 with Volume and Tone controls
  • Strings: D'Addario XTAPB1670 - Coated Phosphor Bronze (.016-.070) & Octave Strings (.012 & .014)
  • Upper Bout Width: 12 1/2" (318mm)
  • Lower Bout Width: 17" (432mm)
  • Body Depth Upper Bout: 4" (101mm)
  • Body Depth Lower Bout: 4 3/4" (121mm)
  • Body Length: 20 3/4" (527mm)
  • Overall Length: 43 3/4" (1111mm)


 This guitar is in excellent condition and has undergone a full in-store professional inspection and setup. The neck is nice and straight, fits comfortably in the hand and exhibits only gentle fretwear. Cosmetically, there are some minor finish imperfection sat the headstock and to the front of the body near the soundhole, as well as as can be seen in photos. Hard shell case and original literature are included.

*** This item is at Five Star Guitars on consignment. As a result, all sales are final***

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