After someone (sorry for forgetting) recommended frets.com, I've been reading it non-stop. Deep inside the massive website, I ran across this:
How about this one. It's an original Selmer Maccaferri guitar, just like the one Django played. The top lining was mortised in the wrong place for the braces. No big deal, we'll just chop out new mortises and leave the old holes; nobody will notice:
ha I love it... I would be a little mad if I peeked in my guitar with a mirror as I've done a few times and seen that!
I don't know whether I'll ever be an excellent player if I keep practicing, but I'm absolutely sure I won't be if I stop.