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    Default Another Ebay scam?

    http://cgi.ebay.com/EVH-Art-series-G...QQcmdZViewItem

    Upon viewing this guitar, the first thing I noticed was the small black lines are present on this one. The red on this guitar also seems to be a different shade of red than on mine. Conveniently, no photos of the neck plate or the sticker in the trem cavity.

    Could be a prototype, or a factory odditiy, but my bet is it's a fake.
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    I saw that one yesterday and wondered about its authenticity.

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    Some others would know better, but I think the early RWB Charvels had problems with the paint jobs. My first reaction was that this is a fake, but it may be one of the early ones?

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    Quote Originally Posted by clawedmonet View Post
    Some others would know better, but I think the early RWB Charvels had problems with the paint jobs. My first reaction was that this is a fake, but it may be one of the early ones?
    Your correct about that! I,ve come along some with the small stripes on them, and wondered the same thing!
    I belive the paint problem was the the stripes didn't line up right, not that they had small stripes, so I would think that this is a fake! Notice that they didn't show a pic of the back floyd cavity with the holographic EVH sticker to prove it's authentic!

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    i'm not 100% (but about 95%) but this is a fake thees just something that i can't put my finger on that say's its not genuine, i cant be sure but theres something.
    its a good fake if indeed it is, but why copy an evh art series and not a frankie rep.
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    I thought that looked wierd to me for some reason.

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    Quote Originally Posted by clawedmonet View Post
    Some others would know better, but I think the early RWB Charvels had problems with the paint jobs. My first reaction was that this is a fake, but it may be one of the early ones?

    Yes, the first batch of RWB had paint problems. Besides a slightly different stripe pattern, the Red came out an orangey(?) color and too thick. (you can't see the black stripes underneith the red) Ed had Charvel stop production on these untill they fixed the problem, so these are quite rare. And thats why it took me 8 months of waiting to get my RWB Charvel...........
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    The pics may be legit but to see that the seller has '0' feedback and is newly registered... it's a scam all the way. You will not be receiving a real Art Series guitar even if there were real pics of the sticker, neck plate...

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    Quote Originally Posted by C5150 View Post
    Your correct about that! I,ve come along some with the small stripes on them, and wondered the same thing!
    I belive the paint problem was the the stripes didn't line up right, not that they had small stripes, so I would think that this is a fake! Notice that they didn't show a pic of the back floyd cavity with the holographic EVH sticker to prove it's authentic!
    It's up over $2k! Someone is going to be disappointed...

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    Doesn't look like your standard red, black & white art series.

    But I remember early on I thought I saw some very similar to these (i.e. I thought some of the early ones DID have variations?).

    I sent him a question and asked for pics of the back of the guitar. Let's see if he responds with anything.

    Of course, he could send me picks of a different guitar.

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    Hard to tell... just crappy photos of a crappy over-priced guitar.

    If it was around $200-500 I might give it the time of day... over $2000 forget it.
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    The guy told me he had pics but he was at work and couldn't e-mail them.

    I waited for e-mail, never received anything.

    I guess he's at work a lot.

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    Did anyone report this auction to eBay as potentially fraudulent? If it isn't he can send them proof. But we all saw that he wasn't showing the important bits in the photos that prove authenticity.

 

 

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