No “2017 Model” under Made in U.S.A?

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  1. zplapplap

    zplapplap Senior Member

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    Yes. I checked the search function.

    The serial number is barely visible on my 2017 Alpine White LP Standard. I just noticed that there is no “2017 Model” under “Made in the U.S.A”. Is this now a thing or is this yet another peculiarity of this special run?

    I don’t suppose it matters. I’m merely curious.
     

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    tzd Senior Member

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    Colnago1 Senior Member

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    My SG Standard is like this as well, 2017 model made in 2018.
     
  4. bulletproof

    bulletproof aka tarddoggy Premium Member V.I.P. Member

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    Standard or Custom? Special run? How’s about some more info and pictures,brother!?
     
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    zplapplap Senior Member

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    I though I said Standard in my original post. Maybe not.

    It’s a 2017 Gibson Exclusive Les Paul Standard. Ordered it from zZounds. They’re a related company to American Musical Supply.

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    bulletproof aka tarddoggy Premium Member V.I.P. Member

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    Yes you did,brother. I just wanted more background and pictures!:laugh2:
    Thank you!! That’s a beautiful guitar,man!
     
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    ToneasaurusRex Senior Member

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    *drool*

    Peace

    Rex
     
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    NorlinBlackBeauty Senior Member

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    Nice Lester!

    Needs p o k e r chip
     
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    NICE. Don't remember seeing an Alpine White Standard before
     
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    zplapplap Senior Member

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    It’s been fun having an unusual Les Paul Standard, one that few have ever seen in a standard model. I thought about selling to raise some extra cash and quickly decided against it. It’s a fantastic guitar.
     
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    zplapplap Senior Member

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    I might pick up a p o k e r chip tonight. I’m headed to GC for strings.
     
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    bulletproof aka tarddoggy Premium Member V.I.P. Member

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    Exactly!! Hence my ole “ need more info and pics “ post:laugh2::laugh2::laugh2::laugh2:
    Just a beautiful guitar,brother!
     
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    Gibson has been very inconsistent about that. Sometimes like this (no "model" no year, sometimes "model" and year, sometimes just the year. Sometimes the year is the model year, sometimes the year is the year made.
     
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    JonCanfield Platinum Supporter Premium Member

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    I'm a burst kinda guy, but I like this alpine white!
     
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    Damn!

    Give.
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