I’m new to the forum and I apologize in advance if I break any rules that I’m unaware of.
I would really appreciate any help in identifying a classical guitar that may possibly be a Gibson. I’m very wary as there are many counterfeits in the market.
I’ll try to add photos later, but I’m looking at a guitar for sale and thinking about purchasing it if it’s a real Gibson. The seller says that they’re selling it as a copy because it doesn’t have any sticker/stamp in the sound hole (and they can’t be responsible if it turns out to be fake).
They show the serial number, which seems to be 515342, making it a 1965 or 1968?
The i in the logo is dotted, which, I suppose, rules out he possibly of a 1968?
There seems to be a ton of finish checking, leading me to believe it is indeed from around that period.
Would appreciate any input.
Thanks in advance,