By the way Reno, if your heel is just like the one below, then it is a confirmed 1968. Most (if not all) confirmed 1968 SG Standards have that heel. Some early 1969s still sport that heel, meaning they are made of parts built in 1968 (but assembled and delivered inn 1969). As the reasoning progresses, the "feature hunt" becomes almost ridiculous and pointless, as long as the guitar sounds good (in my opinion). Enjoy! EDIT: for you and other readers, adding up two more images, further describing the typical shape of a 1968 SG Standard. Small headstock, dotted i, etc. Body has pretty much still deep bevelings. (note how the vibrola was removed - prior to my purchase - and the stop bar was added where the vibrola used to be. This has now been corrected by me, where I also re-refinished the body still in non-original black, but with a proper light layer of nitro paint versus the horrible job that had done previously but that had kept the price down for me, allowing me to afford it.