Lyle W-470 guitar value?

I was given a Lyle W-470 12 string guitar by a neighbor who knew nothing about guitars. It is in very good shape but is missing the tail piece and a piece of the bridge. I can probably get those replaced by my luthier. Once I get it up and running, I want to sell it. What do you think it's worth? Apart from a few scratches on the back, it's very nice.

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hi Psalmsong.

Lyles had several different types of model designations during the 1970's. Around 1974 they started using a letter to designate the type of guitar and a 3 digit number to designate models.

C = Classical
W = Western
S = Solid
EA - Electric Acoustic.

So, I presume your guitar is a Western style acoustic 12 string.

Here's one that just sold on the Bay for $135, see how it compares to yours and decide what you are likely to get when you decide to sell.

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