"Small" peghead, round string tree, truss rod adjusts at butt. Serial number on neck plate (except April to May 1954 models on back tremolo plate).Neck is 1 piece of maple with black dot position markers.A small aluminum sheilding plate is installed underneath the pickguard that covers the control cavity. Also available without tremolo (known as a "hardtail" model). Sunburst finish changed to three colors (red added).
) : If you can tell me a site where this info can be found I'd be most grateful.Also a thin aluminum shield the size of the pickguard is installed underneath the pickguard.Peghead decal logo now has 2 patent numbers (2,573,254 & 2,741,146) Peghead decal logo now has 3 patent numbers (2,960,900 added) Veneer Rosewood fingerboard.Contoured ash body, two-color (yellow to brown) sunburst finish.Thin "spaghetti" peghead decal logo, no patent numbers.