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I have been reading the forums and have seen lots of references to different types of finish:


1) nitrocellulose (used on front of Dark Fire)


2) satin (used on back of Dark Fire)


3) gloss


4) VOS


What does VOS stand for and how do the different finishes compare? Also, would it be possible to have the back of the guitar's satin finish have a gloss or some other sort of finish applied aftermarket?


thank you

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I believe VOS stands for Vintage Original Specifications. Correct me if I'm wrong, but VOS doesn't just apply to the finish. I believe it means that everything about the guitar is in the same specifications it was in the 1950's to 1960's depending on which model you choose.


I don't believe that the Dark Fire is VOS.

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