Have an opportunity to buy a 68 SG...need a little guidance

Discussion in 'Vintage SG' started by TheNewGuy, Jul 12, 2015.

  1. TheNewGuy

    TheNewGuy Junior Member

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    Thanks. You guys got any idea on USD value? What would be a price too good for me to walk away from? Do 70's go for less than 68's? Also, is this a standard? Deluxe? Something else?
     
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    Progrocker111 Senior Member

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    Its 70 SG Standard in great original condition. Price could be 2500 or even higher for it in such condition.
     
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    Chrisroz Senior Member

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    Thats a 70 SG Standard. Its a beast of a guitar!
     
  4. TheNewGuy

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    I decided not to make an offer on it. Great guitar but it just didn't speak to me personally. Here's a little info I got from Gibson (nothing you guys didn't tell me):

    This looks to be a SG Standard model. The serial number is consistent with a model made between 1970-1972. However, depending on when the pots were made in 1970(if original), this was likely made in 1970 or early 1971. I have attached information on the model for your viewing.
     
  5. Reno_1ted

    Reno_1ted Senior Member

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    The classic seller tactic of calling any SG from this era a 68.

    This is as others have said, a 1970. Not as valuable.

    But, at the right price, awesome guitar. Angus Youngs main axe was early 70s exactly like this.

    Assuming it was priced as a 68 you did well to avoid. Otherwise I would have hit it.
     

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