Hi, new here, can anyone help identify my black LP Custom, TIA

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Hey there and welcome.

It would help a lot to see a picture of the back of the headstock showing the serial number.

That will confirm the date it was made.

Also, if there is a black oval sticker with a 60 or 100 that would give us the model.
 

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1984 catalog

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1990 catalog

Note rosewood fretboards

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If you had fret edge binding that would tell us it was probably a 100, but those are often removed with a re fret.

Detailed pics would help.
 
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From a distance it looks like yours has a rosewood fretboard.

I would think that would put it in the 90s and an LC60BB.

Pics with the serial number would help.
 

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Hey there and welcome.

It would help a lot to see a picture of the back of the headstock showing the serial number.

That will confirm the date it was made.

Also, if there is a black oval sticker with a 60 or 100 that would give us the model.
Hi, unfortunatley a headstock repair was carried out adding an extra layer of paint/lacquer which means all of the numbers cant be made out, i do remember the Luthier who repaired it quoted on his paperwork something like LS70. neck pickup was replaced and a refret with jumbo frets also the original nut was brass that was replaced with bone.
 

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Hi, unfortunatley a headstock repair was carried out adding an extra layer of paint/lacquer which means all of the numbers cant be made out, i do remember the Luthier who repaired it quoted on his paperwork something like LS70. neck pickup was replaced and a refret with jumbo frets also the original nut was brass that was replaced with bone.
It did have fret nibs which were removed during the refret
 

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OK. That's unfortunate.

And LS70 is obviously wrong. That's not a Custom.

Can you post clear images of the fretboard?
 

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And the only LC I know of that came with a brass nut was the John Sykes model.

It had all sorts of bling.

It had fret edge binding.

See here:

LS152 JS BB?

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TLC65-JS

1985 catalog

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