Is this a real custom?

arannya

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Everything seems fine but the back serial seems iffy...or is this normal? Or is this normal?
 

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On my Custom there isn't any space between the "CS" (Custom Shop) and the number, but I have seen them like this:

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It looks real to me.
 

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The fakes always have the tuners go along the lines as opposed to straight…
Or the inlay is too short or long fat…

Looks perfect to me but there are people on the site who know way more than I do…
It could also be a real neck and fake body…
Got to see more pics
 

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Nah, the body is fine... Is the serial number okay? I have the CoA too... the colour on the serial number looked odd to me, that's all
 

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There is nothing wrong with that headstock and serial is ok. Custom shop black customs are using the white mark. Nothing wrong. Headstock inlays also are showing typical original Gibson features...

It is legit for me. :)
 

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Nah, the body is fine... Is the serial number okay? I have the CoA too... the colour on the serial number looked odd to me, that's all

Mail it to me...my assessments take a few years :naughty:

-Chris
 

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The headstock seems to be alright. More pics of the guitar, especially the bridge area, cut away, and fret board would help to make a better judgment call.
 

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How about Pictures of the rest of this guitar?
 

AlanH

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The tuners are all properly in line and the strings are resting appropriately half in/half on the nut slots. Fakes quite often have problems in these areas and, as said, the headstock looks good.
 

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Just by looking at the headstock and nut, if that's a Chibson then the Chinese have nailed it! :cool:
 

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It's a 2012 early model, it may have a ebony board, you can check with gibson.
 

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