Craigslist: 1953 Tele, $15,000

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  1. jazzwannabe

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    No! Silver fretts!
     
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    Puzzling... even a reissue wouldn't look like that. Lotsa BS on CL.
     
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    It's a Ted Greene tele- two humbuckers.
     
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    Big Bad Voodoo Daddy
     
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    The serial number dates it to 77-78.
     
  8. Sean French

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    The seller just mistakenly added an extra zero to the asking price.
     
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    Crack is whack :brick
     
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    so who's gonna give him a call and laugh?
     
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    Thanks for the heads up guys - I was able to swoop in there and buy it for his $15k asking price before the seller realized it was worth way more than that - what a vintage steal!

    ......:D
     
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    plastic neck plate cushion? Is it even 70's at all? They didn't do those till the 80's did they?
     
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    Hard to tell, but from those pictures, that is exactly what it looks like.
     
  14. kennybro

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    Hahaha! That one's a hoot! Hope nobody gets suckered in.
     
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    Mid- or even early '70s is when I started seeing them.
     
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    Oh come on... No one spends $15k on a guitar without knowing what they're buying. No one's buying this.
     
  17. kennybro

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    I've been surprised before by scam guitar sales stranger than this; and for as much cash. There are folks out there with more money than brains.

    but... let's hope not!
     
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    Bogus crap is what it looks like! I have good exposure to a real '53, and I owned a '55. This guitar in question looks so cheesy, compared to any vintage Tele.
     

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