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sws1

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Can't tell what the spots are, but if you look closely at the pictures, it looks like there is a hole/ding/mark in the finish wherever there is a spot. So it looks like something got spilled and then went into the hole in the finish. Of course, I have no idea if that's what happened, but it looks like that. Maybe someone rubbed on some polish and it went under the nitro.

Have you asked GP?
 

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I try to only listen. I can't look at the hat. Drives me bonkers. LOL.
 

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Yes I love their videos too, great playing through amps I'm familiare with. Their about a days drive from me, I ought to get myself down there:) Not too many gold tops for sale in Europe at the mo.
 

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Can't tell what the spots are, but if you look closely at the pictures, it looks like there is a hole/ding/mark in the finish wherever there is a spot. .... looks like something got spilled and then went into the hole in the finish.


I've seen quite a few old guitars over the years that the owner tried to polish with lemon oil... ...results were all pretty similar....
 

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I thought the logo was higher by the time the PAFs came on line...

It moved up later in '57. Roughly the first 1/2 of the '57 PAF GTs on BurstSerial have low logos. Then came the switch.
 

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It moved up later in '57. Roughly the first 1/2 of the '57 PAF GTs on BurstSerial have low logos. Then came the switch.

Yes I think the logo was a little lower in early 1957
 

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nice guitar but 100 grand?



Prices in Europe tend to be a bit higher , because of import and extra tax duty involved. The seller is very well respected and has really nice vintage guitars from what I've seen in the past. :salude

Also harder to find high-end vintage guitars in Europe as a whole that are org. & that can be trusted , so the price reflects that fact. :jim
 
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