At the same time as Gibson are reducing the price of most Les Paul models we have here the latest offering from the Custom Shop Series and a bargain at around £5699.
This is a replica of a 1959 Les Paul, arguable seen as the most desirable of all Les Paul models in it’s time.
There are additional authentic touches including the ABR-1 bridge and lightweight aluminium stop bar tailpiece. Also with a pair of Custom Bucker, Alnico 3 pickups with Zebra coils, said to give an authentic ’50s Les Paul tone.
The main features of the Gibson Collector’s Choice #4 1959 Les Paul ‘Sandy’ 6-string electric guitar include:
An accurate representation of the 1959 Les Paul ‘Sandy’
Unique, figured maple top on a mahogany body with cream binding
Mahogany neck cut in the same profile as the original model
Indian rosewood fingerboard with 22 frets over cream binding and 12″ radius
Nitrocellulose trapezoid inlays
2 x Custom Bucker Alnico 3 pickups with Zebra coils
2 x Volume, 2 x Tone controls
3-way pickup selector switch
Nylon nut with 1.687″ width
24.75″ scale length
Nickel ABR-1 bridge with lightweight aluminium stopbar tailpiece
Gotoh Reissue Green Key tuners with 12:1 ratio and nickel plating
Gold top hats knobs, cream pickguard
Aged Dirty Lemon finish in the same condition as the original
Includes a Gibson Custon Shop hardcase, certificate of authenticity, owner’s manual and documentation