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    Default Re: Calling Lyon and Healy experts re label

    In my experience, the earlier L & H's had a 13 3/4" scale, and the later ones had a 13" scale.

    The earliest ones I have seen also had a more substantial profile to the barrel of the neck, somewhat similar to 'teens Gibsons. They also had neck heels that had a flat cap, rather than the knob shaped heels that we usually see.

    The earliest style A's had symmetrical body points.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bob A View Post
    Scale length is also an indicator of age. IIRC, the earlier ones were 13", later went to nearly 14". Or the other way around? Someone will know.
    See post #2 above in this thread.
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    Default Re: Calling Lyon and Healy experts re label

    Please forgive my redundancy.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bob A View Post
    Please forgive my redundancy.
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    I'll forgive it this time, but don't ever let it happen again.
    I'm reporting you both to the Department of Redundancy Department!
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    I'm reporting you both to the Department of Redundancy Department!
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