Dating guild acoustics
Just wodnering what to do with the '78, keep it or sell it? why don't you just send it on over to me Just the fact that they don't make those Guilds anymore adds value to the instrument.
Here's what's on e-bay right now: Z270028877632QQih Z017QQcategory Z2385QQrd Z1QQcmd ZView Item Z120031373825QQih Z002QQcategory Z2385QQrd Z1QQcmd ZView Item Z330028764288QQih Z014QQcategory Z33028QQss Page Name ZWDVWQQrd Z1QQcmd ZView Item------------------Marty my home Experience is that marvelous thing that enables yourecognize a mistake when you make it again!
Since all the instruments using this serial number pattern were acoustic or semi-hollow the labels were located inside the instrument body.
Gibson introduced a new pattern when they began producing solid body guitars.
On another note, I saw one at the local Guitar Center, last year, that someone had tried to refinish with disasterous results.
Got er nashvilled right now to give her a little break.
It does have some personal value to me since it was my first real guitar.
in 1947 Gibson changed the serial number pattern and in 1954 went from white labels to orange labels.
If the instrument has original electronics some dating can be verified by pot numbers.