October Giveaway top

Header

Articles Tagged with ''vintage''

Dating / Serialization 201

May 14, 2007
Many guitar collectors are concerned with the exact year of their guitar, but in reality year-to-year models don’t alter value that much
Read More

Identifying Your Guitar 101

April 12, 2007
What kind of guitar is it? How old is it? What’s it worth? What is this stupid thing? I know I hear questions like this several times a day,
Read More

Gibson Les Paul TV, Pt. 4

March 19, 2007
In last month’s issue I had finally completed excavating this very thick, non-original white topcoat, revealing the original, nicely aged finish, “TV Yellow”.
Read More

Gibson Les Paul TV, Pt.3

March 19, 2007
Reflecting back to last month’s issue, I was implementing a variety of techniques using Q-Tips, explorers, denatured alcohol, acetone, and buffing pads. It was all about removing this very thick, dull, non-original white paint to reveal the original TV Yellow. The serial number was unveiled in its entirety and the research supported that our guitar is a ’59 Gibson Les Paul TV.
Read More