Yes mine has the swirl marks from polishing that kind of cut down on the sheen of say a brand new guitar. My guess is they rub it with steel wool to simulate the polishing marks. Gibson attemted to do the same with their VOS......MORE »
Go buy a cheap acoustic some where like a pawn shop or something. Then right before you leave to go home give it to a kid. You'll get what you need to make it through & the kid will get a awesome gift that might......MORE »
Pity that you don't have the "cable damage".
Actually I do ...I think. You mean that kind of braided looking indentation below the Caution sticker? I have that! You just can't see it in my pic......MORE »