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Gibson Custom Shop Historic '58 Les Paul Standard in Dark Bourbon Fade VOS #88072

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£4,099.00
SKU:
17250
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 Product Description

The Beginning of the Burst

In 1958, Gibson parted ways with the gold finish on the Les Paul Model and introduced the "Les Paul Standard," a refresh that featured a center-seam maple top, red aniline dye back and sides, and a beautiful transparent Cherry Sunburst finish. While only that one color was available originally, exposure to sunlight and subtle variations have made each original example unique in color. Gibson Custom picked four beautiful sunburst variations for the new 2018 Historic Collection, each bringing out all the character of the unique maple tops. And just like the 1958 originals, the neck profiles on these Historic models are just a bit beefier on average when compared to a 1959 – a comfortable chunky C-shape. Two new updates for 2018 include the inclusion of all True Historic-spec parts and, for the first time, narrow/tall frets which bring the tone and playability closer to the character of the originals.

  • 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 C-Shape, .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
  • Electronics
  • Pick Guard: Replica Laminated Acrylic
  • Electronics
  • Switch Tip: Replica Catalin
  • Switch Washer: Replica Acrylic
  • Jack Plate Cover: Replica Laminated Acrylic
  • Electronics
  • Neck Pickup: Custombucker
  • Bridge Pickup: Custombucker
  • 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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