I purchased this guitar from a Vietnem Vet who said he bought it in 1972 after getting home from the war with the intention of learning how to play but never did. It sat in his closet and was only pulled out on occasion. This guitar has an incredible tone you have to experience to believe. I had a Taylor that couldn't compare in my ears but thats a matter of opinion. Buy it and see for yourself. It's in great shape for a 40 year old instrument. I tried to take clear pics of the worst spots. It has a ding in the top you can see in the pic. Depending on your playing style it may need the action lowered a bit but the intonation is pretty good. Incudes the pictured case thats original to the guitar. Please ask any questions before you bid. Thanks for looking!