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Great guitar, beautiful board, definitely one of the earlier ones with its two-piece mahogany neck, as opposed to the 9-ply Mahogany/Walnut neck of late ‘63, ‘64 and ‘65 models, and without the red embossed Firebird logo on the pickguard. Despite the lack of that magical neck pickup, an original Firebird I is still the one everybody wants because of its rarity and Clapton-connection, so congrats. Lose that ugly chrome Badass bridge, slap on a nickel plated compensated lightning bar wraparound, and consider yourself one lucky birdcatcher. And hey, buy a good case! The fact that bird is still flapping around without a snapped neck is nothing short of a miracle.