Gibson Custom Shop '56 Les Paul Goldtop VOS #68161

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SKU:
17267
UPC:
711106913643
MPN:
LPR56VOAGNH1
  • Gibson Custom Shop '56 Les Paul Goldtop VOS #68161
  • Gibson Custom Shop '56 Les Paul Goldtop VOS #68161
  • Gibson Custom Shop '56 Les Paul Goldtop VOS #68161
  • Gibson Custom Shop '56 Les Paul Goldtop VOS #68161
  • Gibson Custom Shop '56 Les Paul Goldtop VOS #68161
  • Gibson Custom Shop '56 Les Paul Goldtop VOS #68161
  • Gibson Custom Shop '56 Les Paul Goldtop VOS #68161
£3,899.00

Description

While the Les Paul was introduced with its famous gold finish in 1952, it took a few years to figure out the best bridge and tailpiece setup. 1956 was the only full year in which the Les Paul model featured the powerful P-90 pickups and the adjustable ABR-1 bridge and stop bar setup, a combination that allowed the Les Paul model to intonate, sustain, and roar like never before. And in this 2018 Historic Series replication, Gibson Custom Shop captures the look, feel and searing sound of an original 1956 Les Paul Goldtop in exhaustive detail, featuring all solid woods, vintage-accurate gold paint, the latest True Historic replica appointments, narrow/tall frets, and hot hide glue construction.

Body
Wood Species: Lightweight Solid Mahogany Body, 2 Piece Plain Maple Top, Hide Glue Fit
Finish: Nitrocellulose Lacquer

Neck
Material: Solid Mahogany, Long Tenon, Hide Glue Fit
Neck Profile: Medium Chunky, .9" depth at nut, 1.0" at 12th fret
Scale Length: 24.75", 62.865cm
Fingerboard Material: Solid Rosewood, Hide Glue Fit
Fingerboard Radius: 12"
Number of Frets: 22
Frets: Jescar FW50078
Nut Material: Nylon
Nut Width: 1.687", 42.85mm
End of Board Width: 2.240", 56.89mm
Inlays: Cellulose Trapezoid
Truss Rod: '50s Tubeless

Hardware
Finish: Nickel
Bridge: ABR-1
Tailpiece: Lightweight Aluminum
Tuning Machines: Single Band Kluson Deluxe
Pick Guard: Replica Laminated Acrylic
Control Knobs: Replica Butyrate Gold Top Hats
Switch Tip: Replica Catalin
Switch Washer: Replica Acrylic
Jack Plate Cover: Replica Laminated Acrylic

Electronics
Neck Pickup: Custom P-90
Bridge Pickup: Custom P-90
Controls: 2 500K CTS Volume Pots, 2 500K CTS Tone Pots, Hand-Wired Harness with Bumblebee Capacitors, Switchcraft Toggle Switch

Accessories
Strings: 10-13-17-26-36-46
Case: Brown/Pink Lacquered '50s Replica Case
Other: Die-Cast Switch Plate Medallion (w/ Extra Black Plastic Cover in the Case), Gibson Custom Shop Certificate of Authenticity

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