I've run an electrical business for 23 years. I learned early that you set your price high enough to stay only as busy as you want to be. If you price a job too high you don't get the job. Price jobs too low you'll never catch up to the work load. Find the happy medium.
No greed fest
If people pay the asking price that sets the market price
if people ask a price and nothing sells price is to high.
If you set your price to low, it sells fast, and is resold for market value.
Also inflation is taking a good chuck of your $.
i recall in the vintage section some time ago there was a discussion of a white under the yellow ( grain filler??? ) on the TV yellow specials and juniors.
Ps searching a little here tells me I'm not giving anybody here any new info.
Fits in with the rest of the picture. Look at the guitar. She must have been thinking
"I've modified t the crap out of the guitar. Now what can I do about this ugly brow case."
I guess she could just change the lining to yellow and use it for a custom.
also all original 58
First time I've opened any cavities on my guitar. Centralab date code 143738 BA211-1053 500K-02
Was very nervous about connection and stiff wires while moving the pot around to get pics.
58 special SCTV yellow serial# 8-3105
Maybe 71 not 61. Only one or two 1961 non SG style Les Paul's. Embossed serial# is later. Ink stamped would be what older guitars had.
I think I can make out the 3 piece neck, but that might be a reflection .
I think that is a Norlin era guitar.
Very nice looking guitar by the way. Is there a...