I wanted a near mint one, and spent about a year looking. I came across very few for sale and the ones I did were played pretty hard. I finally found a low number one, near dead mint with handrest and pyramid case, only the slightest pickguard scratches and not a mark anywhere else. I jumped on it, cost me around $3500 but I knew I'd prob never find one like that again. With Jems, my advice is to always hold out until you find the one you want....they are out there, just takes awhile to find. Good luck!