2011 Les Paul Junior. Legit?

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  1. WhatDoIKnow

    WhatDoIKnow Senior Member

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    The only thing that worries me is the seller says it came stock with the white pickguard. I cannot find another via image search with a white pickguard.

    Any info?

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  2. Quadrophenic

    Quadrophenic Senior Member

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    Ebony fingerboard!
    I'm no expert, but looks legit to me
    Besides, it's very beautiful
     
  3. politenessman

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    i wondered about that also when i read that. i sent him a question and he told me it was obeche. i think its a regular 2011/12 pelham blue junior with an aftermarket pg.
     
  4. noah76

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    Yup obeche.. My local still has a 2011 same specs for $580 or so.
     
  5. rjshare

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    i think you are pretty safe with a jr - i've not seen any fakes and there is nothing that looks un-genuine about that one anyway. not seen one with a white pg before but that wouldnt stop me from pulling the trigger. also, with jrs not being made at the moment there seems to be a bit of demand building up recently.
    so long as the price is right i say:

    BUY IT!
     
  6. WhatDoIKnow

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    I did end up buying it. It was an Ebay Buy It Now or Best Offer. We went back and forth on the offer a couple of times. I got a decent deal based on what others are going for.
     
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  7. politenessman

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    congrats. i have been going back and forth with ebay juniors for like a year now. eventually my dream junior will show up. ebony fb, tv white or yellow, correctly placed tp, baseball bat neck, single cut.
     
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  8. WhatDoIKnow

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    Thanks. I really like the blue & white color combo, and am not that hung up on it being stock even though I would prefer it stock.

    I will be doing a serial number check when it comes in.
     
  9. djrussell

    djrussell Senior Member

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    Yeah looks good to me. Not a stock pickguard though, definitely aftermarket. You can usually find a genuine one on ebay for around $20-30 though.
     
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    Looks like '57 Bel-Air. Love the color and P/G! :)

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    chrisuk Senior Member

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    Congratulations :thumb:
     
  12. WhatDoIKnow

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    Figured I had to order a white strap for it.
     
  13. boney bones lee

    boney bones lee Senior Member

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    You will not ever go wrong with a Junior. Congrats! :applause:

    2010 was the last year they had Rosewood, and the 50's rounded neck.
     
  14. WhatDoIKnow

    WhatDoIKnow Senior Member

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    Serial number checks out. Born on November 5th, 2011. :thumb:

    She's pretty. Not perfect by any means, but neither am I. :D
     
  15. stratlt

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    They had Rosewood untill August 2011
     
  16. politenessman

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    he's right, you know.
     

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