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What do you think about this Riviera?


sickboy

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Hi, guys

 

I've seen this riviera on ebay for while. it look nice . but some of my friend see some strange

 

that look so beautiful

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my friend says the "Epiphone" on headstock kinda strange that look difference from the other Riviera

 

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close up

 

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the serial numbers is 2006 Peerless . I own sheraton and supernova, so far the serial numbers on the orange sticker must gose like " R04B 0988" first 4 numbers space and last 4 numbers. but this one gose like "R04B0988" has no space between first 4 and last 4

 

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and last the bottom of mini humbucker doesn't have Epiphone trademark

 

actually maybe it nothing, it just my stupid question.

 

please suggest....

 

thank you

 

//sory for my English

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The last "E" in epiphone looks weird to me (as does the hole name really). Anyone else seen the trident "E" at the end of Epiphone?

 

Yeah, my Dot has 'EpiphonE' written the same way as this. Here I was thinking that the E on the truss rod cover looked odd.... I guess these things aren't REALLY that important...

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The last "E" in epiphone looks weird to me (as does the hole name really). Anyone else seen the trident "E" at the end of Epiphone?

That's what they look like on Musician's Friend, as does the Peerless Casino I have in my hand at this very moment.

 

It's just the Epiphone script. It's on all of their archtops, all of their acoustics, and any Epiphone original solidbodies. It first appeared after Gibson took over (to the best of my knowledge). Pre-Gibson instruments had any number of font styles, including the one found on modern Masterbilt guitars.

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Rather than start a new thread on the same subject, I figured i could threadjack since this one's about done. I have watched this riviera come up on ebay a few times, and I'm wondering what we all think. My only concerns is that the serial number is unrecognized by guitar dater, and did Peerless ever make riviera RI with full sized pickups?

 

no affiliation of course with this other than possibly pawning xmas gifts to buy it:

http://cgi.ebay.com/Epiphone-Riviera-335-Gibson-Superb-Condition-w-Case_W0QQitemZ120509544998QQ

 

Here's to hoping I get into a bidding war with someone from the forum!

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Rather than start a new thread on the same subject' date=' I figured i could threadjack since this one's about done. I have watched this riviera come up on ebay a few times, and I'm wondering what we all think. My only concerns is that the serial number is unrecognized by guitar dater, and did Peerless ever make riviera RI with full sized pickups?

 

no affiliation of course with this other than possibly pawning xmas gifts to buy it:

http://cgi.ebay.com/Epiphone-Riviera-335-Gibson-Superb-Condition-w-Case_W0QQitemZ120509544998QQ

 

Here's to hoping I get into a bidding war with someone from the forum![/quote']

 

The dater is not the end all be all of serial numbers. It is often wrong, just as its often right. It should be used in conjunction with all the other tools you have available to make an informed decision. It's when you have three red flags all in a row that you should question what you are doing. (non sense serial, fishy looking workmanship, non offered color...)

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