Used Jaguar off ebay, fake???

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  1. kkendog21

    kkendog21 Member

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    I bought a used 62 AVRI Fender Jag off ebay for 1300. Really cool guitar as I played only PRS before this one. I was looking at the body and admiring it when I noticed the fender logo and everything on the headstock was actually just a sticker. do some jags come with the logo as a sticker?
     
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    Fender used headstock decals over the finish until roughly 1968 (could be earlier/later depending on model). The AVRI series strives to be accurate to the year, so having a decal over the finish is "period correct" for an AVRI '62 Jaguar (or frankly any other AVRI model with a year prior to 1969 - since they never did anything with a 1968 year in the USA series).
     
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    Great! Thanks for the info. I was really worried that it might be a fake
     
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    The one in the auction appears correct. A 'sticker' would be incorrect. A decal (carrier film would be visible as decals were applied over the finish on those) is correct. If it's a sticker, that woukd be a problem-the only 'stickers' are the ones on the serial # neckplate.
     
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    Fakes are easy to spot.

    No one seems to know what they're buying anymore.
     
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    I was pretty sure it wasn't but not 100%. Also thought for a moment that maybe just the neck was replaced. :jo
     

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