I don't really care either way. As long as it's not maple or a perfectly uniform solid black slab of ebony, I'm okay with most fretboard woods.
Yep! I recently got a 1960 Silvertone with a nice looking Brazilian board and bridge saddle. This should end the argument that there was something special or exotic about it at the time as silvertones and danelectros were made of the cheapest possible components.I personally can't tell the difference, so for me it's a "don't care". I know this is usually a "Les Paul" question, but the last guitar I had with a Brazilian fretboard was one of these. It wasn't even a question in 1959... if you bought bulk rosewood based on price, you got Brazilian: