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Tomorrow I'm seeing a guy who is selling a new 2015 Classic Player Jazzmaster, but the guy is asking for a very low price and I think he is kind of shady. I have my doubts about the guitar being a fake, has been somehow damaged or it's a stolen guitar. 

 

I would appreciate if you guys could help me a bit and tell me what should I look for to spot if it's real or fake and, since I'm kind of new to guitars, how could I tell if the neck is damaged or has any serious damage in any other parts. 

 

he sent me these pictures and told me the serial number was Mx15569216

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Thanks a lot! and I hope I've made myself clear. my english is poor. 

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It appears to be a real 2009-2012ish Fender Classic Player Jazzmaster (note the tailpiece being closer to the bridge and the bridge being a Tune-o....er Adjust-O-Matic bridge).  So it's a real Jazzmaster (they don't forge those as much as Stratocasters and Telecasters).

 

For a low price, I'd be wary, could be any of the following.....

- some invisible/unforeseen issue (broke Truss Rod, structure issues)

- some crackhead stole the guitar and is reselling it for obvious reasons

 

But it could also be

- someone is moving and needs to get rid of the guitar fast for whatever reason (could be good or bad)

- guy just does not like Jazzmasters and is selling it cheap to get it out of his sight (got my Mustang and Music Master body and neck that way)

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