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PostPosted: Sun Aug 04, 2013 8:35 am 
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Does anybody know what Model and year this is. It is gold front black sides and back and does not have the moduls. Thanks! /url=http://s1350.photobucket.com/user/sirlaurence/media/002_zps8303adef.jpg.html]Image[/url]

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PostPosted: Sun Aug 04, 2013 11:33 am 
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Could you post a picture of the headstock and of the back too?

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yyzrondo wrote:
Could you post a picture of the headstock and of the back too?

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Hi, Hope it woked I new at this up loading of pics. Thanks Laurence.

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It looks to be a 2254 Super Rock Goldtop, made pre 1976. http://www.rivercityamps.com/electrapag ... 922-233927

It is hard to date one exactly but with the open book headstock and the script logo I would guess 1972-76 range.

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PostPosted: Sun Aug 04, 2013 7:26 pm 
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yyzrondo wrote:
It looks to be a 2254 Super Rock Goldtop, made pre 1976. http://www.rivercityamps.com/electrapag ... 922-233927

It is hard to date one exactly but with the open book headstock and the script logo I would guess 1972-76 range.

Hi, thanks for the info. I got this guy that wanted to trade the electra to me for a cheesy Fender squire Stratocaster and because I like Les Paul’s I made the trade. I had bought A Les Paul Custom new in 1975 and unfortunately I sold in 1977 to survive in LA trying to brake though into the music business. So know I have this guitar and it plays almost if not as good as I remember my Les Paul playing. Do you think I made a good trade? If so do you know a ball park what it is worth. Thanks, Laurence.

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yyzrondo wrote:
Could you post a picture of the headstock and of the back too?

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Hi, Hope it woked I new at this up loading of pics. Thanks Laurence.

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Hello out there, I found a web site (Dr, Zuko’s Electric guitar museum) and from the head stock It looks like I have a 1972 to 1975 Pre lawsuit Supper Rock 2242 The only problem is the color. The face is gold like a super rock 2254 but, the back is black like the 2242 Also the SS# is not on the back side neck medal plate. The plastic head nut plate do's not bare the name Custom,it is just solid black. I hope that it is a prototype or something, that would be cool, or do I have a Frankenstein! your thoughts please.

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Hello out there, I found a web site (Dr, Zuko’s Electric guitar museum) and from the head stock It looks like I have a 1972 to 1975 Pre lawsuit Supper Rock 2242 The only problem is the color. The face is gold like a super rock 2254 but, the back is black like the 2242 Also the SS# is not on the back side neck medal plate. The plastic head nut plate do's not bare the name Custom, it is just solid black. I hope that it is a prototype or something, that would be cool, or do I have a Frankenstein! your thoughts please.
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PostPosted: Sat Aug 10, 2013 2:11 pm 
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I've seen pictures before of a 2254 with a black back, so it it doesn't look refinished, it could very well be a stock "gold top".
There were a variety of factories making these for SLM in the early days and one group may have come this way....

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PostPosted: Sun Aug 11, 2013 6:54 am 
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Hi, thanks for your input. I also was wondering if anyone know the value of a guitar like this in good condition . Thanks.

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PostPosted: Mon Aug 12, 2013 2:14 am 
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okay, reviewing catalogs, the '72 catalog shows a 2254 with the black back, and the '74 catalog shows a full gold body, so yours is probably '72-73 timeframe.

this are the sales from ebay for 2012 that people have recorded.
I don't recall what was so spectacular about the one in January. may have just been a schill bidder testing the waters, or trying to drive up prices. In my experience, prices have been falling in 2013...

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1/22/2012 2254 $230.00 $49.00 beat up - headstock repair
1/26/2012 2254 $490.00 $35.00 x has a 2252 sticker on it
2/20/2012 2254 $500.00 $45.00 x gold Ping tuners
2/21/2012 2254 $700.00 $100.00 schallers and some pedals
3/12/2012 2254 $250.00 $49.00 neck repair
5/8/2012 2254 $295.89 $32.55 x changed knobs and tuners
7/15/2012 2254 $209.50 $45.00
10/21/2012 2254 $400.00 $45.00 gigbag
12/5/2012 2254 $134.50 $30.00
1/21/2013 2254 $1,130.00 $35.00 x

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I merged the 2 threads....

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PostPosted: Fri Aug 16, 2013 8:58 am 
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Any way you cut it, you got the good end of the deal. Thats a great trade man. Congrats.

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Hi thanks everybody for the ansers to my questions. I was thinking of putting it on ebay. I lost my job and I need the money. Thanks again!

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Also try Reverb.com commission is only 3.5 vs 9%


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