"The peghead does look odd for six strings and is spaced for 5 on a side. I should have it in hand this weekend, and I'll examine it closely for signs of the other holes, though as you sad, they may well be hidden. I'll post photos for…"
"There may still be traces of the holes. Look carefully with raking light, both sides of the Peghead. It's possible to do 'same grain' bushings and the Black colour will help to disguise it better. Even if you can't see any…"
"I think so, yes :-) If it has a pin bridge now, that means that the soundboard has been drilled through, so that will complicate the reconstruction of a 5-course bridge. It is hard to say anything about the headstock without actually seeing it, but…"
"Do you really think a 5 course would be better for resale? Is that because of rarity? I don't mind being limited to the 5 course literature, and in way think having an original to play it on would be very interesting. The head looks just like…"
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