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ilan

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No way this is AZG
« on: August 12, 2017, 02:59:28 AM »
http://www.ebay.com/itm/132288064213

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Re: No way this is AZG
« Reply #1 on: August 12, 2017, 03:32:21 AM »
On my monitor it does have something blue'ish. But the colour totally not resembles the 2 AZG's I have here.
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Re: No way this is AZG
« Reply #2 on: August 12, 2017, 06:32:12 AM »
Usually, Olivia's is very good in describing their items, but certainly NOT in this case.  Perhaps someone put the wrong set of photos in this auction.

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Re: No way this is AZG
« Reply #3 on: August 12, 2017, 07:04:45 AM »
The straight on pic of the back definitely looks dark blue on my monitor. The other pics don't. Hard to say, maybe it's the lighting.

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Re: No way this is AZG
« Reply #4 on: August 12, 2017, 07:43:26 AM »
Photos of the back show really dark blue, especially on the neck. I wonder if the wear areas have reduced the aging of the clearcoat to expose the dark blue. It's not the first VERY DARK BLUE Azureglo that I have seen, but it is the second! A really dark Azureglo 4005 turned up at a Rickenbacker Confluence in SoCal in '05 as I recall, and a photo of it is in the book.
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Re: No way this is AZG
« Reply #5 on: August 12, 2017, 04:37:22 PM »
Photos of the back look dark, dark blue on my screen. I love Azureglo, and would be super pissed if mine basically turned black!
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Re: No way this is AZG
« Reply #6 on: August 13, 2017, 01:26:50 AM »
Gorgeous deep blue... 8)
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Re: No way this is AZG
« Reply #7 on: August 13, 2017, 07:48:18 AM »
Does Rickenbacker normally get paint on the truss rod nuts or could this possibly be a re-fin?

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Re: No way this is AZG
« Reply #8 on: August 13, 2017, 09:46:03 AM »
Does Rickenbacker normally get paint on the truss rod nuts or could this possibly be a re-fin?
That is pretty normal.

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Re: No way this is AZG
« Reply #9 on: August 13, 2017, 12:10:01 PM »
Maybe the back has a hint of very dark blue but I wouldn't call this one AZG.
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