is this a fake gibson les paul custom alpine white?

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Hi, I'm new here and saw this gibson les paul custom on ebay and it looks fake, just want to get you guys opinion

2003 Gibson Les Paul Custom Alpine White in great shape | eBay


im not sure if the link will work but the title is
2003 Gibson Les Paul Custom Alpine White in great shape

ebay number is 120938100102

it has a rosewood fingerboard (which i thought all Gibson les paul customs had all ebony), he says its a 2003 but the serial number is weird and doesn't have the CS on it and also the pickup rings are gold instead of black, it pretty much looks like an epiphone version but with a Gibson stamp on it

if it is fake could y'all report it? cause i don't have an ebay account
 

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major

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Just paranoia to say anything based on one crappy pic.

Ask the guy for decent pics BEFORE any judgement can be made...:fingersx:
 

AngryHatter

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How hard is it to make an eBay account?
Something, again...is rotten in Denmark.
 

LesPaulFan71

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Its a fake you can tell that the split diamond is not the correct size. That one they have on it is for an epiphone custom.

FAKE!!!!
 

Bobby Mahogany

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Specs aside, you would think anyone selling a 2003 barely used Alpine Custom would just load the ad with pics to increase the value somehow. This guy hides it.
 

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This is fake, but Gibson IS making Customs with rosewood boards these days.
 
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thanks y'all, i actually made an ebay account, i thought you needed to have a paypal account to have ebay, but so far its working and i reported it, thanks y'all

real Gibsons ftw!!!
 

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This is fake, but Gibson IS making Customs with rosewood boards these days.

Not in 2003.

I agree it does look like a RW fretboard but other than that the picture is not clear enough to make a really solid determination. I won't report it just because of that.
 

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Gold pickup ring mounting screws are always a bad sign.......
 

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