Is This Midtown A Fake?

The Ballzz

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I was just sent a link by Reverb to this guitar and I question it's authenticity? Although I realize Gibson has done some unusual things over the years, I don't think I've ever seen a Gibson headstock shaped like this:
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mudface

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Yes.... that is a real Gibson Headstock shape for a Midtown Standard

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Gibson used that headstock back in the 1920's and 1930's on some of their archtop acoustics, and revived it in the '70s on the L6-S.
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Some things should not be revived. Maybe Heritage will sue Gibson for encroaching on their crappy headstock that was designed to encroach on (but not copy) Gibson's headstock, and so on.
 

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