EMG Mk.IX for auction in UK.

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EMG Mk.IX for auction in UK.

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Usual droopy Mk.IX horn but appears clean and unmolested. Inconveniently (for me) located in the North East.

https://www.the-saleroom.com/en-gb/auct ... a1705cffab
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Re: EMG Mk.IX for auction in UK.

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I got some more photos from the auction house. The horn is broken, the case was refinished, and it's my understanding the soundbox is also cobbled together. No thanks.

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Re: EMG Mk.IX for auction in UK.

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Looks like the horn was cut in two, more than simply "broken".

The soundbox can be found without too much difficulty. As for the case being refinished, most auctioneers wouldn't recognise a refinished case if they were hit over the head with one.

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Re: EMG Mk.IX for auction in UK.

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What a difference a few close up photos make. The horn damage is not visible in the original photo.

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