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about Polaris white '61-'63 "Les Paul" SG junior

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Hi,I recently bought a "'63" SG junior in factory polaris white. After close inspection, I came to the conclusion it is a '62 - the slant bridge holes have been moved to fit a later mold 3+3 bridge, the thin headstock shape is a '61-'62, the headstock serial is '62 and so are the pots serial numbers. Wonderfull guitar, a real screamer.


BUT: no "Les Paul junior" written on the headstock. So I searched the net for every white '61-'63 SG junior pics I could find and found out that none has the "Les Paul junior" written on the headstock. Is it a well known fact?

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Some pics :


- the junior team (ok, there's a '66 Melody Maker SG too): '66, '61, '62, '64 and '69




- the moved stud holes:





- the headstock ('61 and '62 - with Schaller tuners):



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