Fake Gibson SG?

Discussion in 'SG Copies' started by Matteo, Mar 15, 2018.

  1. cerebral gasket

    cerebral gasket Well-Known Member

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    Only you can decide what sounds great to your ears.
     
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  2. Hector

    Hector Well-Known Member

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    I have seen more than 1 Gibson where the serial was filled in with the lacquer as in the photos there.
     
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  3. Thumpalumpacus

    Thumpalumpacus Well-Known Member

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    They do make them, but they're relatively rare.

    OP's SG is good.
     
  4. Thumpalumpacus

    Thumpalumpacus Well-Known Member

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    It's because a counterfeit can bear a real serial number, giving a false positive.
     
  5. cerebral gasket

    cerebral gasket Well-Known Member

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    That’s common with the solid colors where the finish color is sprayed on thicker to make certain no grain is visible after it is filled.

    My SG that are finished in Ebony and Cream are that way.
     
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  6. PermissionToLand

    PermissionToLand Well-Known Member

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    It's normal for the finish to have hairline cracks around the logo because it's Mother of Pearl, which doesn't expand and contract like the wood around it does with temperature changes.
     
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  8. jtees4

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    Looks real to me, I'd buy it in a second if it were a good price.
     

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