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Value of my Gibson les paul

Lexilol

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Hi

I’m trying to find out if my guitar is from 1976 or 2002

number. 00352578

thanks
 

jrgtr42

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As far as I can tell, the SN is indicating an '02.
There's a lot of differences in the construction between '76 and '02.
If you could post or link a couple pics of the guitar we should be able to tell for sure.
Value would depend on exactly what you have.
 

jrgtr42

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02, no question.
'76 wouldn;t (usually) have as figured a top, it would be a multi-piece (layers) back, probably a maple neck, larger headstock, and a few other tells.
 

GreenBurst

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02, no question.
'76 wouldn;t (usually) have as figured a top, it would be a multi-piece (layers) back, probably a maple neck, larger headstock, and a few other tells.
The biggest tell is that on '76 LP the s/n is not stamped into the wood. It's a decal.
 
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