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We do love a good R8! And this is certainly one of them.
Finished in Iced Tea, this particular example has had some well-justified use - It's a joy to play - and is in good condition overall. It is not without its marks and signs of use, but these are only minor in severity. Condition notes include some surface scratching in the nitro lacquer on the top of the body near the neck pickup from plectrum contact, as well as some minor indentations on the top of the body. The back is showing some signs of use as well, with a handful of small indentations which have not breached the lacquer nor exposed any wood - They simply become apparent when held to the light. Some light tarnishing is also apparent on the hardware, but this is not past being lightly evident from use.
The neck is completely clean on the back, and we have to say that the grain of the mahogany neck is particularly figured and straight for what is a very nice piece from Gibson's R8 reissue range.
It has been our experience that R8s can vary considerably, and we do feel that this is one of the good ones and the pricing has taken its condition notes in to consideration.
Also includes its original hard case, certificate of authenticity and case contents.