Hi Alex, I got the stamps and they look great. Lucky I got in when I did.
Thanks again for helping me out with the third number 1. Great service, and eight days from Belarus to Toronto is amazing. :thumb:
Bursts for sale are pretty few and far between up here. I remember a '58 for sale at Ring Music in Toronto in about 1982 for $5k(approx $4k US) if I recall correctly. It was pretty beat and faded. I thought it was a gold top at first. Anybody else from Toronto remember that one?
Make sure you check the back of the headstock very closely. I see a faint darker line right above that little chip in the finish which could be a repair. Also, it's on consignment so they may not have much room to move on price. Good Luck !!
This http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/d/dc/Camp_Freddy_-_Steve_Jones_-_2008.jpg is not the guitar in question. This looks like a 70's Les Paul Standard with the wide binding in the cutaway and nickel keystone tuners.
Just have a look at the seller's other items for sale and previously sold -- a bunch of replicas and relics made by Nicholas Lee Custom Guitars.
Also, it's the same seller who was selling the guitar discussed here: http://www.mylespaul.com/forums/historics-reissues/195674-its-back.html . Not...