Date my guitar

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  1. SodA

    SodA TDPRI Member

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    Like the title says I need some help to find out where and when this guitar is from.
    Any help is greatly appreciated, here's some pictures of it, I couldnt find any serial number other than the DES and PAT which basically means nothing if I got it right.

    https://imgur.com/a/39QAJ6t
     
  2. Joe M

    Joe M Super Moderator Staff Member

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    Now that is a relic....:eek: Have you taken the neck off? Should be some kind of id on the neck and/or body.
     
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    It's a fairly recent Chinese copy with fake Fender decals, sorry.
     
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    Looks like a bad relic job to me.o_O

    I've never seen the wear marks at the base of the neck like that before.:confused:
     
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    whoanelly15 Tele-Holic

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    I guess if you’re cool with it...

    Hey old girl. You’re a little past your prime, but I like that. Care for a drink?
     
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    Wrighty Tele-Afflicted

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    Date your guitar, no thanks, I’m happily married........
     
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    nojazzhere Doctor of Teleocity

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    I prefer my dates to be a little less "used" and worn out......besides, I like having both knobs. ;)
     
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    LGOberean Doctor of Teleocity

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    Gil, I just spit coffee all over my laptop! Where do I send the repair bill? :lol:
     
  10. boredguy6060

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    If I had to date it, I’d say 2018 give or take a few months.
    I’m not sure what the bottom of the neck is supposed to represent, I’ve never seen that kind of damage on any guitar.
    What s the seller saying about the guitar?
     
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    RoCkstAr256 Tele-Afflicted

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    What if OP did buy it fot 10 000 USD and yet theres made in china decal somewhere?
     
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    Now I nearly spilled my Guinness. :lol:
     
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    Very funny xD

    I know it's some sort of fake.

    No I havent removed it. I'll brb with a serial number if there is one.

    EDIT: How much would you say its worth?
     
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    nojazzhere Doctor of Teleocity

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    I'd send the bill to Ricky Gervais.....he must think spitting coffee all over your laptop was funny.....my quip certainly wasn't THAT good! ;)
     
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    I’ve seen wear marks at the base of the neck before but those look like termite damage.


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  16. boredguy6060

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    $50.00 if it has a nice case.
     
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    If you know it is a fake, why does it matter how old it is or isn't? Also, the serial is meaningless.

    Not to be harsh but a fake Fender Telecaster is just a fake Fender Telecaster.
     
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    I'll give you £5 if you put new strings on and pay the shipping.
     
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    Less than used Squier bullet, more than 4 light bud
     
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    Are you selling it? I would be interested in buying it.


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