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List Rules Acoustic guitars only, no electric

List of acoustic guitar brands that include the most reliable models available. Acoustic guitar brands include those from major manufacturers of musical instruments, including Yamaha, Gretsch, Gibson, and more. What are the best acoustic guitar companies? Users looking for a new guitar will want to research a variety of different brands to find the one that best suits their needs, based on function and features.

Acoustic guitars vary by type. Some are designed for beginners, while others are customized for professional guitar players. Most of the major acoustic guitar brands are available in a variety of different styles, each designed to best suit a customers' specific playing needs. Ease and sound are certainly big factors to consider when choosing a new acoustic guitar.

What is the best acoustic guitar brand? That's subjective, and often based on a consumer's past experiences with a specific brand. This list includes a vast majority of the most recognizable good acoustic guitar brand names that are currently on the market. This list includes those acoustic guitar brands that consumers might wish to learn more about.
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C. F. Martin & Company is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Acoustic Guitar Brands
C. F. Martin & Company Manufacturing, Musical Instrument Manufacturing

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618 172
Taylor Guitars is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Acoustic Guitar Brands

3
356 147
Gibson Guitar Corporation is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Acoustic Guitar Brands

4
313 166
Takamine Guitars is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Acoustic Guitar Brands

5
180 96
Guild Guitar Company is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Acoustic Guitar Brands

6
251 176
Fender Musical Instruments Cor... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Acoustic Guitar Brands

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251 145
Yamaha Corporation is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Acoustic Guitar Brands
Yamaha Corporation Manufacturing, Conglomerate, Musical Instrument Manufacturing

8
216 136
Seagull is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Acoustic Guitar Brands
Seagull Musical Instrument Manufacturing

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164 125
Epiphone is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Acoustic Guitar Brands

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156 105
Breedlove Guitars is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Acoustic Guitar Brands

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142 101
Washburn Guitars is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Acoustic Guitar Brands

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72 38
Larivee is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Acoustic Guitar Brands

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96 82
Gretsch is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Acoustic Guitar Brands
Gretsch Manufacturing, Musical instrument

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130 126
Ovation Guitar Company is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Acoustic Guitar Brands
Ovation Guitar Company Musical Instrument Manufacturing

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72 48
Gibson is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Acoustic Guitar Brands

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67 43
Alvarez is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Acoustic Guitar Brands

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34 27
Collings is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Acoustic Guitar Brands

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44 25
Martin is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Acoustic Guitar Brands

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22 16
Crafter is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Acoustic Guitar Brands
samuel-lopes added Crafter

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10 6
Fender is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Acoustic Guitar Brands

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46 51
Ibanez is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Acoustic Guitar Brands

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46 77
Godin is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Acoustic Guitar Brands

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7 11
Dowina is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Acoustic Guitar Brands
BenedekKovács added Dowina

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9 15
McPherson is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Acoustic Guitar Brands
Andy Goetz added McPherson

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24 34
Furch / Stonebridge is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Acoustic Guitar Brands
minamcl added Furch / Stonebridge Manufacturing

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11 20
Stagg Music is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Acoustic Guitar Brands
dhanush-kumar added Stagg Music Musical Instrument Manufacturing

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15 31
Taylor is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Acoustic Guitar Brands

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4 15
Zager Guitars is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Acoustic Guitar Brands
Mitch Mills added Zager Guitars

The Best Electric Guitar Brands for Beginners

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10 25
Dean is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Acoustic Guitar Brands

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7 24
Silvertone is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Acoustic Guitar Brands
aneuroticmom added Silvertone

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14 35
Avalon Guitars is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Acoustic Guitar Brands
salada added Avalon Guitars Manufacturing - Master Luthiers, based in Northern Ireland  

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3 7
Martin is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Acoustic Guitar Brands

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2 0
Joshua Guitars is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Acoustic Guitar Brands
Jory Higgins added Joshua Guitars

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3 17
Dean Guitars is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Acoustic Guitar Brands
Ryan Racette added Dean Guitars

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2 4
Maton is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Acoustic Guitar Brands
Robert Hunter added Maton Manufacturing

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30 73
Oscar Schmidt Inc. is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Acoustic Guitar Brands
Oscar Schmidt Inc. Musical Instrument Manufacturing

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36 84
Samick is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Acoustic Guitar Brands
Samick Musical instrument