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I have a Maya LSP 60's copy black beauty,in excellent

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Hello ,I have a Maya LSP 60's copy black beauty,in excellent condition ,less one volume controller knob,in the orgininal martins hard case .my problem is it has no serial number and I really would like to know if its from the 60's ,as I have read that they didn't start with serial numbers til 71-73.everyone that has played it thinks its fantastic sound and feel.any information on Maya would be helpful or even when El Maya started producing theirs might be usefully ,cheers

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Customer reply replied 6 days ago
Here's photos Maya led Paul , and hard case ,no real chips in paint ,scratches,or damage that I can see ,cheers
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Musical Instrument Appraiser: jennem22, Appraiser replied 5 days ago

Thanks, I'm reviewing now.

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Musical Instrument Appraiser: jennem22, Appraiser replied 5 days ago

Serial numbers on these were quite iffy for the entire run. Based on the style, I'd say this is from the early 1970s.

A really beautiful and perfect Maya from this period would resell around $600. This one is missing a knob, so perhaps $400.

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Sincerely,

Jennifer

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Musical Instrument Appraiser: jennem22, Appraiser replied 3 days ago

I see that this question remains "open." How can I help you further? I strive to always provide five-star service.

I am happy to continue to work with you until you are completely satisfied.

Sincerely,

Jennifer

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