hey guys, I am about to purchase this Gibson bass, and I just want some more info on it. How old it is, original retail price, just general info. I appreciate any help anybody offers. Its a sunburst-ish Les Paul five string. It has Bartolini pickups that sound awesome and have a very high output. the back of the neck indicates its a "smartwood series" bass the body is flat, the back isn't contoured and the top is flat as well. there is not truss rod and the tuners are grover's. the serial number is 926597757. thanks for any help guys!