Each month I enjoy reading John Bohlingers Last Call article in Premier Guitar magazine. This month I think he hit on an especially interesting topic and thought Id post it on TGP if someone hasnt already. Heres the link: http://digital.premierguitar.com/premierguitar/201106_1#pg215 Two years ago I purchased a 1977 Les Paul in near original condition. A few pieces of hardware were changed, so its not completely original, but the pickups and electronics are all original. The finish is in great (but not perfect) shape too its either a true closet classic or the guitar was refinished and I was scammed. I have no real reason to suspect the guitar was refinished (wish I knew more about 70s Gibson finishes) but this article did make me think about all of the vintage gear out there in original condition. Any interesting thoughts or stories please share. I suppose this applies to vintage amps as well.