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daeyoung

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Hi!!!

I am a guitarist living in Korea. 
I recently bought a new guitar (6/21/2023) gibson sg61. sideway vibrola, and am very happy. 

But  I have some questions. 

1. Regarding volume, tone potentiometer number. 
Looking at the serial number, my guitar was produced in 2022, and the volume and tone potentiometer have all numbers written as 1944. This means that the potentiometer was produced in the 44th week of 2019, so why is there a 3 year difference? 
The other Gibson models I have have never seen a difference of more than a year. 
I wonder if this is the usual case ^^ 

2. Soldering-related 
I think there are signs of re-soldering in the soldering of the control cavity part of my guitar.

Please check photos if this is normal. 

 

 

Thank you so much  ^^

 

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Everything looks normal to me; nothing concerning is jumping out at me whatsoever - and I've seen a lot of control cavities in Gibson guitars.  Looks factory TBH - i.e., not touched up.  Wouldn't worry about a pot being used that is a few years older than the guitar's build date.  As @Sgt. Pepper said, probably sitting in a bin full of tons of these things and haven't exhausted their 2019 supply. 

Good luck with your guitar though, hope you have many years of enjoyment with it. 

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