Now I know I'm not man enough.I put a set of 13s on it...
Even without the original parts that must have set you back > $1500. There's a solid market for those U.S. made Guilds. The aesthetics of the Guilds never clicked with me. Most of these guitars are pretty similar, they all use a handful of the same shapes. But some brands hit those shapes and some miss. To me. But beauty is in the eye of the beholder.
And yes, it matters to me what they look like. I can make them all sound equally bad, so I have to dig the lines.