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A 1957, 1958 and 1959.

Deus91

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A friend of mine was recently offered a '58 and a '59.
The '57 Gold Top in the pics belongs to him.
He said that there was not a big enough difference between the Bursts and his Gold Top,
so he passed on them. Must be nice!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
All three look Gorgeous.
Enjoy!
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corpse

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Blister on a burst is very unusual- I dig it. I have only seen two other ones with more than one or two "pops" like that.
 

brandtkronholm

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He said that there was not a big enough difference between the Bursts and his Gold Top,
so he passed on them. Must be nice!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Fascinating. He must have truly approached this with a player's point of view.
I can see that the Gold Top has been refretted. If the new frets are similar to those of a '59, then I can imagine that the difference among the three really could be extremely subtle.
I'd really like to know the details your friend's approach and assessment.
Very cool.
 

58burst

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I notice the burst pictured lying with the goldtop has the “eye” woodgrain around the controls that is apparent in closeup photos of the beano guitar... interesting
 
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