Early vintage pickguards

Discussion in 'Vintage SG' started by Jimmi, Jul 22, 2017.

  1. Jimmi

    Jimmi New Member

    Feb 13, 2016
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    i have a '61 SGLP I am restoring. I have a great replica pickguard but want a real vintage one to complete the restoration. I bought one from a dealer that was an early guard with sharp points that did not match the screw holes (was close but the one near the control knobs was off) or the shaddow made from the original guard so I sent it back.

    What are the differences between the guards from 60-62? Mine was made mid year '61 if that matters.
  2. PermissionToLand

    PermissionToLand Well-Known Member

    Jan 28, 2013
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    I don't think a minor difference like that was a purposeful design change, but rather a result of the less machine-intensive build process back then.

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