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Gibson j200 fake or not?

#1 User is offline   meta-amin 

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Posted 11 August 2017 - 12:04 AM

Hi guys a week a go i just wanted to change my guitar (an acoustic yamaha) to m
Begin seriously to record tracks etc... about a week a go, i went in a music store (in italy) and i saw this secondhand guitar in discount, i tried it and it seemed ok, during the days i tought about the fake instruments that nowadays we can find in the market, the seller specified me that the gibson was the original onw without giving me a certificate. So i'm asking you if you could help me, these are the photos i've taken i hope they are clear enough

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#2 User is offline   mojoworking 

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Posted 11 August 2017 - 02:01 AM

Fake, fake and thrice fake
1961 Gibson SG/Les Paul Standard
1963 Gibson J-200
1963 Epiphone Casino
1964 Epiphone Texan
1964 Gibson J-45
1965 Gibson J-160E
1968 Gibson J-50
1968 Gibson SG Special
1969 Gibson B-25-N
1970 Gibson Les Paul Deluxe
1971 Fender Telecaster
1975 Eccleshall
1995 Charval Jackson
2003 Gibson SG Standard Custom Shop VOS 1961
2006 Fender Telecaster Highway One
2007 Maton MJ707
2012 Fender Stratocaster American Standard
2013 Gibson J-35
2014 Fender Stratocaster Classic Series '50s
2014 Fender Telecaster - American Vintage '52 Telecaster
2014 Fender Telecaster - Classic Player Baja Telecaster
2014 Taylor GS Mini
2014 Fender Telecaster Custom Shop 1952 Heavy Relic
2014 Fender Stratocaster Custom Shop 1963 Relic - Candy Apple Red
2014 Fender Stratocaster Custom Shop 1963 Relic - Sunburst
2014 Gibson J-45 Standard
2014 Gibson J-15
2014 Gibson J-29
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#3 User is offline   meta-amin 

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Posted 11 August 2017 - 05:20 AM

How can you say it?
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Posted 11 August 2017 - 05:20 AM

How can you say it?
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Posted 11 August 2017 - 06:39 AM

Yep, fake.
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#6 User is offline   mojoworking 

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Posted 11 August 2017 - 05:53 PM

View Postmeta-amin, on 11 August 2017 - 05:20 AM, said:

How can you say it?


Everything about it looks wrong: logo, headstock, body shape, colour, fingerboard overhang, label, bridge, pickguard. And that's just from looking at the photos.
1961 Gibson SG/Les Paul Standard
1963 Gibson J-200
1963 Epiphone Casino
1964 Epiphone Texan
1964 Gibson J-45
1965 Gibson J-160E
1968 Gibson J-50
1968 Gibson SG Special
1969 Gibson B-25-N
1970 Gibson Les Paul Deluxe
1971 Fender Telecaster
1975 Eccleshall
1995 Charval Jackson
2003 Gibson SG Standard Custom Shop VOS 1961
2006 Fender Telecaster Highway One
2007 Maton MJ707
2012 Fender Stratocaster American Standard
2013 Gibson J-35
2014 Fender Stratocaster Classic Series '50s
2014 Fender Telecaster - American Vintage '52 Telecaster
2014 Fender Telecaster - Classic Player Baja Telecaster
2014 Taylor GS Mini
2014 Fender Telecaster Custom Shop 1952 Heavy Relic
2014 Fender Stratocaster Custom Shop 1963 Relic - Candy Apple Red
2014 Fender Stratocaster Custom Shop 1963 Relic - Sunburst
2014 Gibson J-45 Standard
2014 Gibson J-15
2014 Gibson J-29
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#7 User is offline   Pesh 

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Posted 28 August 2017 - 04:11 AM

Good lord that's horrendous. Do not buy it.
Pesh, also known by some as Tom; an English bloke living in Spain, who likes sending all kinds of well-intentioned sonic shrapnel careening through the air. (Twitter = @TM_Fisher).

Things with Strings...
2002 Fender Squier Affinity Stratocaster - "Janus".

2013 Gibson USA Limited Les Paul Traditional Pro II - "Negroni".
2014 Gibson USA 120th Anniversary Les Paul Studio - "Jupiter".
2015 Epiphone Limited EJ-200 Artist - "Nightmaiden".
2016 Stagg M20 Mandolin - "Octavia".

Things I've Built...
First build; cross between a '57 Goldtop & the Lou Pallo Signature Les Paul; thread here [in progress and sadly on hold]

Things without strings...
Marshall MG15DFX.
Orange OR15.
Boss DS-1 Distortion pedal.
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