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Belly up bridge late 1947?


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I finally found myself a teardrop post war pre 55 J45j! Crack free and all original save for tuners that are from a 1941 J35. It is a factory 2nd with a "2" and Made in USA stamped on back of headstock. The FON on inside is 1017-7. This makes it late 1947 or early 1948. According to seller Folkways Music confirmed aside from the tuners all original. Can this be? Anyone here heard of a late '47 with block logo and belly up bridge?!! Seems rare. 

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43 minutes ago, ghost_of_fl said:

I just need a few hours alone with it.   Sorry I have no info.  

From all available research and my own experience: Guitar does indeed appear to be all original save for the tuning machines. It will need a neck reset at some point but still plays well and action is decent. 

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