Well i finally got my custom made 5 ply black pickguard to finish my 03 57 GT Dark Back in all black plastic like every original 57 i have seen and played. I have heard that they were also done in cream but i have never been lucky enough to see one or a pic of one. I find the cream just dosn't say 57 to me. It's to bad Gibson dosn't give that option. Have a look and tell me what you think. I love it!!