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Hi,

I was thinking of getting my dad's old acoustic repaired/ restored for his 60th birthday. I am not that well versed in this area. I've attached some pictures of the guitar. I could really use a hand determining what it actually is and if it would be worth repairing. The guitar has definitely seen better days. The serial number is 567013. I'd really appreciate it.

Thanks.

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Edited by jcy

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You're calling it a 1969 J-50 and that's what I would guess as well. It is a round shouldered model but they began with the belly-down bridge. This is typical of "around 1969". It went to a square shoulder style around 1970. Nothing is exact with Gibson.

Is it worth fixing? Hard to say! There are too many questions that can't be answered without an in-hand exam.

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