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Old 02-11-2012, 09:38 PM
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Originally Posted by squeegee View Post
1) What the hell is that all about? Why are they spoofing serial numbers?
2) If you choose one of these "serial number" finishes, are you basically counterfeiting some historic guitar?
3) And if you do so, is there no "actual" serial number for that guitar?
4) And you don't, do the other finishes have NO serial #?
My guess is that you can "apply for" a serial number, and if it isn't already taken, they'll put it on the guitar for you.

Of course it's also possible that Gibson doesn't give a hoot about doubling (or more) and will put any number you want on a guitar if you give them a bunch of money.