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Jsgwood
Username: Jsgwood

Registered: 7-2007
Posted on Saturday, August 25, 2007 - 10:40 am:   

Can anyone help with the approx. value on this? Finally got images, hope I formatted right ant can be seen. Was told the 1/4" jack was bad, and switches may need new wiring. Pick guard missing. Would love to keep, but need the money.
Body
head
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Chucke99
Username: Chucke99

Registered: 2-2007
Posted on Saturday, August 25, 2007 - 1:33 pm:   

The headstock inlay doesn't look like Ibanez to me, though the logo is there. If it is Ibanez and it's a bolt-on, then value is around $350, as that what they have been going for on eBay lately.
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Gemberbier
Username: Gemberbier

Registered: 5-2006
Posted on Saturday, August 25, 2007 - 8:00 pm:   

Looks like model No. 2393.
It has the same logo on this poster:
http://www.t3-kundenserver.de/htmlpages/redasys/_c ore/databases/t_meinl-uploads/1975_faltblatt.pdf

It seems to be a genuine Ibanez, but it's possible that the neck pickup was replaced.
But I have seen other Les Paul replicas that had on or two pickups that were different from the catalogue (mostly other coil colours).

The value depends on where the guitar is and where the buyer is. If the guitar would be in Europe, the value would be 36% higher with the current exchange rate.
But importing it from the USA into Europe would make it too expensive, I guess.

I wonder what Harry thinks about it.
This is his cup of tea.


Ginger
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Harry
Username: Harry

Registered: 3-2001
Posted on Sunday, August 26, 2007 - 6:12 am:   

Yep, youre right Ginger.
Its the 2393 with a "post lawsuit" headstock, with correct logo and headstock inlay. The neck pickup is a replacement and the pickguard is missing.
These particular models are somewhat strange because of the maple fretboard, therefor not very appealing and sought after.
They are not rare and I think a fair price for an original one would be around 300-350 Euro (around 400 US dollars). This one shown wont reach that amound as far as Im concerned.

Harry
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Jsgwood
Username: Jsgwood

Registered: 7-2007
Posted on Wednesday, August 29, 2007 - 9:07 pm:   

Thanks for the information...I have someone interested nearby...and this will help me.
Jack

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