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  1. Thanks for the tip on the neck width. This neck is more like 1-11/16" at the nut, so I guess the '67 vintage is out of the question.
  2. Just want to thank all of you for your input and I will make an effort to round up a few more pictures and post them under a new, but similar topic/header. I'm not worried about getting info so I can put this up for sale, cause that will be the problem for my heirs, but it's great to hear back from so many helpful contributors, especially since I have never posted here before. I have another inherited guitar that happens to be a Guild of the same era and style, but I think that ID search will be much more straight forward. Anyway, your generosity is very much appreciated.
  3. You're right about the truss rod cover and to my eye the 'crown' inlay on the headstock appears to lean to the right at about the same angle. I only have 12 KB of file space left so can't upload another picture, but the back and sides are normal red mahogany with finish checking like the headstock and 5 ply binding with the typical yellow/white outer layer. Could this be some sort of factory second that was incorrectly labeled? Too bad the serial #s don't designate the models produced.
  4. I took some more detailed pics in my camera's lowest res and will try posting them here now. The top, as I recall, had to have some bracing repaired way back when, and my friend also had the tuners replaced and the D Armond 230 pickup installed with a strap-button jack. I also think this has been re-fretted, as they seem bigger than what would have come on this.
  5. This is the only pic I could make that fits the limit for images here. It hopefully has enough info to be useful.
  6. I'll see what I can do for a picture. Thanks for your reply.
  7. I have an inherited Gibson acoustic guitar that I can't figure out. It has an internal oval tag that claims it's a Country Western model, but doesn't look like those I can find online. The Serial # 111751, I think, puts it in about 1964-5 and it is a square shoulder dreadnaught style with an unbound neck and dot inlays. It also has a teardrop pick guard and no adjustable bridge saddle. It looks like the top has been off or re-glued cause the front binding is replaced with wood. The friend I got it from used to play it back in NYC in the Village coffee house circuit, and it looks "well used", but also well loved. No neck repair or serious damage and it sounds and plays great. I just want to know what the hell it really is. I'm suspecting it's NOT a Country Western model and the guy who did the repairs to the top put the sticker in by mistake. Any advice on how to proceed would be deeply appreciated.
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