To me it looks like it is just in the finish. Almost a classic, headstock off the symbol chip. No need to worry about integrity or cracks etc. the only loss off here is that you bought it new, potentially, like that.
You could be honest and say the day you bought it you noticed it and would...
I ran the serial number and nothing came back. Tried it with 0’s and O’s, with no luck.
Personally, if anything is suspect on a guitar I walk away. Especially if I am not seeing it in person.
Unless that is a clearly marked a B Stock guitar I would put my wallet back in my pocket
I have a VOS aged SG and have looked at the Murphy lab ones. I am not a huge fan of the ultra aged ones, but light aged is perfect. Just enough marks to take anxiety away from that first ding. With VOS it just becomes “another” ding lol
I like you am a living room rockstar, well basement anyways. But I agree, I have about 3-4 songs I like that I play along with the album, sometimes not even the whole song. Just warming up, quick chord changes, playing with tone. But I would say 15-20 and I am pretty much ready to...