Need some fast help if possible with authentication of SS-60

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Need some fast help if possible with authentication of SS-60

Post by Bamboozled » Mon Mar 23, 2020 6:00 am

Is this a real ss-60?
Seller said the headstock has been repainted. I'm not sure if i should believe its a real ss-60 but i really want to :)

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Re: Need some fast help if possible with authentication of SS-60

Post by Bamboozled » Mon Mar 23, 2020 6:01 am

Price is around 600 euro, i'm abit on the fence about it.

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Re: Need some fast help if possible with authentication of SS-60

Post by togps » Mon Mar 23, 2020 9:32 am

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Re: Need some fast help if possible with authentication of SS-60

Post by Bamboozled » Tue Mar 24, 2020 8:04 am

Hey man! there's no PM's in my inbox i'm afraid.

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Re: Need some fast help if possible with authentication of SS-60

Post by _JDZ » Tue Mar 24, 2020 3:03 pm

SS-60 should have:

- Long sustain bridge with brass saddles

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- These tuners

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- Pickups would be SS Super, not sure if they had a stamp on them. SS Hot had an H stamped on them.

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- Original pickguard would be white on an SS-60

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Re: Need some fast help if possible with authentication of SS-60

Post by Hodge69 » Mon Mar 30, 2020 2:23 pm

The neck plate looks like a generic 'made in Japan' plate which was used on many makes of guitar in the '80s, i.e. Hondo.
Whatever it is, it could be good.
It could've been made in the Tokai factory, but doesn't look like a Tokai.
Who put the bop in the bopshuwopshuwop?
7okai did.

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Re: Need some fast help if possible with authentication of SS-60

Post by Voidoid56 » Tue Mar 31, 2020 11:56 pm

Hm. Going by the catalogs, the SS60 was a 1966 copy (four neck screws, neck heel truss rod adjustment, "Silver Star" in small caps on the headstock) only in 1982. If this is one, it should have a six-digit serial on the neckplate, though. The current plate looks like Fujigen to me, I doubt it belongs on this guitar. Any pics of the headstock?

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