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Greco FV 600

Posted: Sat Jun 01, 2019 10:42 am
by Reha
Hello forum. I am interested in buying a Greco FV 600 which the seller claims is from 1978. I compared the photos to some other I could find online and the serial number looks odd. Could someone confirm the guitar is legit? The SN reads “0 6933”. Thanks!



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Posted: Sat Jun 01, 2019 10:46 am
by brokentoes
It's not a '78. If i had to guess it's a 1990 or perhaps an 1980. Does it say Greco anywhere ?? The pictures aren't a lot to go on.

Posted: Sat Jun 01, 2019 10:59 am
by Reha
brokentoes wrote:It's not a '78. If i had to guess it's a 1990. Does it say Greco anywhere ??
I just uploaded a photo. The only place it says Greco is on the tross rod cover.

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Posted: Sat Jun 01, 2019 11:02 am
by brokentoes
Ok it looks old. Now i'd lean more to 1980 than 1990 but it's hard to say for sure.

Most people would prefer a '80 to a '78 for what it's worth. It's a more desirable year.

Posted: Sat Jun 01, 2019 6:23 pm
by Reha
brokentoes wrote:Ok it looks old. Now i'd lean more to 1980 than 1990 but it's hard to say for sure.

Most people would prefer a '80 to a '78 for what it's worth. It's a more desirable year.
Ok, thank you. But from the serial number you would say it is legit? The seller wants US$500 for it. Thanks again.

Posted: Sat Jun 01, 2019 6:28 pm
by brokentoes
Looks legit to me.

There was 2 different serial fonts, the one like on yours and one that starts with a letter. You can find examples of your style serial numbers on Reverb and the like.

Posted: Sun Jun 02, 2019 10:01 pm
by Reha
brokentoes wrote:Looks legit to me.

There was 2 different serial fonts, the one like on yours and one that starts with a letter. You can find examples of your style serial numbers on Reverb and the like.
Thank you very much for your support! Appreciate the help.