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Old September 23rd, 2018, 09:36 AM   #1 (permalink)
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[GEAR] Gibson ES-5 Switchmaster: Real or Fake?

Hey Guitarexperts,

I've got this supposed Gibson ES-5 Switchmaster at home, but I'm quite suspicious because of the serial number which I can't seem to find anywhere on the web. Could you please help me figure out whether this is an original Gibson or a Fake. Also would be interesing to find out something about the year.

Thanks a lot! Best Regards

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Old September 23rd, 2018, 09:43 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Hi and welcome to this place.

Best advice is to contact Gibson and ask them. They will need to see pics including the serial number.

They have always answered my questions
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Old September 24th, 2018, 02:39 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Gorgeous! Is is under armed guard? Really though, like John said, contact Gibson and they will confirm or deny the authenticity.
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