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Gibson Custom True Historic 1957 Les Paul Reissue Electric Guitar
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Fanatic accuracy in a '57 Goldtop.
The True Historic 1957 Les Paul Reissue Electric Guitar from Gibson custom features reformulated plastics based on lab analysis of original vintage parts, double-carved and hand sanded neck and top profiles, thin wet-sanded lacquer, Custom wound Custom Bucker pickups, Hot Hide Glue joinery, hand-filed rolled fingerboard binding and an historically accurate serial number.
Available in very limited quantities in , this is the closest you can come to owning an original vintage Les Paul from the '50s without actually acquiring an original. Comes with True Historic COA with your guitar's exact serial number, die-cast True Historic badge over the Rhythm/Treble switch access cavity and hardshell reissue Les Paul case.
The True Historic range represents fanatic new levels of detail accuracy, employing new processes, new materials, and new skills to give you an entirely authentic ownership experience, placing the beauty, feel, and tone of an original 1950s Gibson in your hands. You simply can't get closer to the real thing...than the real thing.
True Historic Plastics: Molecular level analysis delivers authentic vintage design
True Historic Pickup Covers: Designed and engineered based on the originals
Double-Carved Top: Authentic vintage dish profile
Double-Carved Neck: Hand sanded for ideal playability and accurate profile
"Broken" Peghead Edges, Smoother Edges: Vintage Looks and Feel
Thinner Peghead Veneer: A testament to obsession with detail
Thinner True Historic Wet-Sanded Finish: More work, more authentic
Hide Glue Top Construction: A real vintage spec on the most "original" Reissue yet
Rolled Fingerboard Binding: It's all about feel and playability
Body shape: Single cutaway
Body type: Solid body
Body material: Solid wood
Top wood: Plain Maple
Body wood: Mahogany
Body finish: Gloss Nitrocellulose
Orientation: Right handed
Neck shape: 1957 Les Paul
Neck wood: Mahogany
Scale length: 24.75"
Truss rod: Historic
Neck finish: Gloss
Fret size: Medium jumbo
Number of frets: 22
Nut width: 1.687" (42.8mm)
Middle: Not applicable
Active or passive: Passive
Series or parallel: Series
Active EQ: No
Special electronics: None
Control layout: Volume 1, volume 2, tone 1, tone 2
Pickup switch: 3-way
Coil tap or split: No
Kill switch: No
Bridge type: Fixed
Bridge design: ABR-1
Tuning machines: Kluson deluxe
Number of strings: 6-string
Special features: Limited production
Case: Hardshell case
Accessories: Certificate of authenticity, extra switch plate
Country of origin: United States
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