|All parts show uniform aging. Metal plating in nickel,
which dulls into this finish with time as opposed to chrome which
27 tune-o-matic placement is straighter than modern. String gauges were heavier at the time. Many find they cannot completely intonate genuine bursts, running out of saddle travel. Gibson had this problem for many years before and after.
28 Demonstrates the top is NOT book matched. The term is overused and often does not apply to genuine bursts.
|Since publication there has been raging debate regarding "bookmatching". The fact remains some bursts ARE NOT bookmatched. Many are but again - the term is overused. There is much written in books etc to explain further.