ST60 Goldstar Sound - identification

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davemoss
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Post by davemoss » Thu Feb 13, 2020 6:16 am

Peter Mac wrote:
Fri May 24, 2019 11:47 pm
Hi guys,

I'm going for TST-50 due to Black finish. There should be a code inside the control rout.
The 'VII' were only used on TST-50. TST-60 had 'V' pickups, TST-80 had DiMarzio. Mostly the ink was wet and the VII stamps end up looking like VI.
Only early Goldstars have U or E pups.

TST-55 were either left-hand, natural or custom colour - and black is not a custom colour, hence TST-50.
To the best of my knowledge, no rosewood board had a 'V' neck except for 1980 ST-80. All others are 1964 'C' shape.

regards
Peter
Hi Peter, looks like Black ST 60's do exist after all: look at the sticker on the neck


See below:

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/80ies-Vintag ... 7675.l2557

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