Help / Appraisals

I have a vast understanding of Gibson guitars. If you need help identifying, knowing the value of your instrument or need advice on which model to buy/how much to pay, I would be happy to help. If you need advice on a brand other than Gibson, please contact me first to ensure I know the answer before purchase. I generally respond to messages within 6 hours.

General Inquiry

If you have a single general question about the show or a guitar that does not pertain to its value or originality, this is the option for you. Examples: Did Gibson Make Any Purple Guitars? Is this an Authentic Gibson?


Model Identification

If you need help identifying the originality or model of your instrument – this is the correct option for you. I can also suggest to you multiple guitars that you might like within your budgeted range. This is also the option for If you need a pair of skilled eyes to look over a guitar before you purchase it.


Market Evaluation

If you do not need an official document and just want to know what your guitar is worth or how much to offer a seller for their guitar – this is the option for you


Written Appraisal

If you need a document to show the market value of your instrument – this is the choice for you. You will need to be able to send me the instrument for evaluation (shipping costs not included) or be able to provide detailed photos. I will send to you in PDF format a Trogly’s Guitar Show Appraisal form. This is also the option for PayPal Dispute Cases when you need documentation.


Not sure which option is right for your inquiry? Feel free to ask me below.

Why do I now charge for this service? When I first started handing out free help, it was only a few people per month, but as my channel grew it would take up to 3 hours per day answering everyone which got in the way of creating quality content! I hope you find my prices more than fair for my vast experience with Gibson guitars. If I am unable to answer your initial question, I offer a 100% Money Back Guarantee.

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