Here to help you write your own story—the Memoir DS-240. This retro-looking slope shoulder dreadnought is built with a solid spruce top and mahogany back and sides with a sleek, gloss finish. The vintage-inspired mother of pearl rosette and Guild Script Logo pay homage to the classic styling of instruments from the 1920s. The DS-240’s sound is instantly warm, clear and inviting—almost as if its tone has been perfected over years of fireside strumming and family jamming.
The Westerly Collectionpays homage toan important period inGuild’s early history,whenGuild outgrew the beloved Hoboken, New Jersey factory, and movedproduction to Westerly, Rhode Island in 1967.Finding a home in a former furniture manufacturing building, Guild took advantage of theadditionalspace the new location had to offer,andimprovedupon the production layout left behind in Hoboken.
With a fresh start, highly skilled employees, and plenty of room to grow,Guild flourished. It was not long beforetheWesterlyfactorybecame renowned for exceptional craftsmanship, quality, and the introduction of many beloved Guild acoustics. Thededication to innovation was apparent, with meticulous attention to detail.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.