“It’s all original”

“it was all working when we took it out of service”

“it doesn’t need a neck reset”

“The diaphram looks good”

“The finish is original”

“My tech just went through it”

“My Dad (Grandfather, Uncle, Aunt, Cousin, etc) told my brother he bought it new in 1936 (1920, 1942, 1955, etc.)”

“This Epiphone (Fender, Gibson, etc) was made in America”

“I packed it really well”

“The frets are in perfect condition”