Is this 1978 explorer real or fake

mrnorton2

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Id like your guy's input on if this is real or fake. Theres no serial number. I held the guitar in my hand, super light! The headstock has been repaired


Gibson Explorer 1978 | Reverb
 

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My 79 was 10 pounds. The serial number was parallel to the tuners, it looks like something is there in the pic. Mine had a Nashville biridge, not an ABR. It also came with tarback pups. The guitar in the pics looks real but we’d need more pics of the cavities.
 

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I know it is the asking price, but a '78 with a broken off headstock for $1200 ?!?!?
 

Cjsinla

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They can ask whatever they want.
 

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It’s a shame the headstock was mistaken for a hockey stick and broken.

Really no excuse for that.
 

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It listed as sold.

But the serial looks nothing like my white 1976 Explorer. On mine it’s an oval not painted white showing the 00-series number.
But it’s probably changed by 1978.

It should have tarbacks in it as well.
 




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