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Gibson Custom '57 Custom Les Paul Black Beauty Electric Guitar  

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        Gibson Custom

        The choice of many star performers.

        Fine art meets music in the Gibson Custom Shop '57 Custom Les Paul Black Beauty Electric Guitar. In 1957, the Les Paul collection entered a new age of sound, featuring a new humbucking pickup that launched the sound heard around the world. Offering tone variations unavailable on any other Les Paul, the '57 Black Beauty is equipped with three BurstBucker pickups to offer a unique palette of vintage sound. Other features include a carved mahogany top and solid mahogany body, a one-piece mahogany neck with 22-fret ebony fingerboard, ABR-1 Tune-O-Matic bridge with stopbar tailpiece, 24-3/4" scale, 1-11/16" nut width, body/neck/peghead binding, and ebony finish

        Gibson's Custom Shop produces some of the finest electric guitars on earth. Using the best materials money can buy, a staff of skilled luthiers reproduce some of the greatest Gibsons of the past and create stunning new instruments for players and collectors who demand the best.

        NOTE: optional gold Bigsby tailpiece may vary with Bigsby script over gold background or over black background.

        Check the drop-down menu to the right to select colors and/or other options.

        • 3 BurstBuckers
        • Carved mahogany top and solid mahogany body
        • One-piece mahogany neck
        • 22-fret ebony fretboard
        • ABR-1 Tune-O-Matic bridge with stopbar tailpiece (optional Bigsby tremolo)
        • Body, neck, and headstock binding
        • Long neck tenon
        • Gold hardware
        • Classic ebony finish
        • Includes hardshell case, and certificate of authenticity

        Order your Black Beauty with the total assurance of our Dual Guarantees.


        '57 Custom Les Paul Black Beauty Electric Guitar Specifications:

        • Top wood: Carved mahogany
        • Back wood: Solid mahogany
        • Binding: Multi-ply white/black on top and back
        • Neck construction: 1-piece mahogany
        • Fingerboard wood: 22 fret ebony
        • Inlays: Pearl block
        • Binding: Single-ply white
        • Profile: Rounded
        • Scale length/Nut width: 24-3/4"; 1-11/16"
        • Pickups: BurstBucker 1 (rhythm) and 2 (treble); BurstBucker 1 in middle position on 3 pickup configuration
        • Other: CTS pots and bumblebee caps
        • Controls: 2 volume, 2 tone, 3-way switch
        • Hardware color: Gold
        • Bridge/Tailpiece: ABR-1/Bigsby tremolo or aluminum stopbar
        • Other: Thin, original-style toggle switch washer and jackplate
        • Tuner style: Kluson vintage tulip tuners
        • Strings: Brite Wires .010-.046
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