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DutchRay

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If it weren't Les's guitar, it would be a perfect candidate for a retop and burst 😁

In all seriousness, what a cool guitar! It's what this whole forum is about and none of us would be here without it.
 

Wilko

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...more BS about Les Paul designing that guitar.
 

Frutiger

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I was looking at the big pictures of this on the Christies site today. If that isn't razor checking all over the top, I'll eat my hat.

EDIT: This is what I mean. If everyone thinks this is fine, then I'll start eating... Because it sure looks like razor work to me.

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58 special

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I cant imagine Les Paul wasting time razor checking a guitar.
Burning it with a hot screwdriver, yes.
Don't think he much cared about the look or checking, just the sound.
Look at the rest of the guitar, it is a train wreck,
Razor checking it is something that would have never crossed his mind.
I say pull out the condiments and start eating.
 

Frutiger

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I wasn't implying that it was Les who did said checking...

If anyone can show me another GT with similar checking then I'm all for it. The 30 or so I've played certainly didn't. Neither do the 20 vintage Gibsons I currently own, and neither did the other 15 I've sold over the years.
 

DrRobert

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So, with premiums, $930,000! That seems like a good chunk of change, especially for a guitar mis-described as the "first Les Paul".
 
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