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Gibson Custom Historic '56 Les Paul VOS Electric Guitar Gold Top

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Gibson Custom's Historic Series are far beyond being copies. A lot of time, effort and research went into the details of making a guitar that is as c...Click To Read More About This Product

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The look, feel and searing sound of an original.

Gibson Custom's Historic Series are far beyond being copies. A lot of time, effort and research went into the details of making a guitar that is as close as you can get to what you would have found hanging on the wall of your local music store when they were first produced. Here's what Gibson Custom has to say about this particular model:

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 top bar setup, a combination that allowed the Les Paul model to intonate, sustain, and roar like never before.

And in this 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. Includes hardshell case.

FEATURES
  • Gloss-finish maple top on lightweight mahogany body
  • 24.75"-scale mahogany neck, 22-fret hide-glue-fit rosewood fingerboard
  • Dual Custom P-90 single-coil pickups, 3-way switch
  • ABR-1 Tune-o-matic bridge, stopbar tailpiece, Kluson Deluxe tuners  

All the coveted features are here in amazing detail. Order today.

SPECIFICATIONS
Body
  • Body shape: Single cutaway
  • Body type: Solid body
  • Body material: Solid wood
  • Top wood: Maple
  • Body wood: Lightweight Mahogany
  • Body finish: Gloss
  • Orientation: Right handed
Neck
  • Neck shape: Medium chunky
  • Neck wood: Mahogany
  • Joint: Set-in
  • Scale length: 24.75 in.
  • Truss rod: Standard
  • Neck finish: Gloss
Fingerboard
  • Material: Rosewood
  • Radius: 12 in.
  • Fret size: Vintage-style
  • Number of frets: 22
  • Inlays: Trapezoid
  • Nut width/material 1.687 in. (42.8 mm) Nylon
Pickups
  • Configuration: SS
  • Neck: Custom P-90
  • Middle:
  • Bridge: Custom P-90
  • Brand: Gibson Custom
Controls
  • Control layout: Volume 1, volume 2, tone 1, tone 2
  • Pickup switch: 3-way
Hardware
  • Bridge type: Fixed
  • Bridge design: ABR-1 Tune-o-Matic
  • Tailpiece: Stopbar
  • Tuning machines: Kluson Deluxe
  • Color: Nickel
Other
  • Number of strings: 6-string
  • Case: Hardshell case
  • Country of origin: United States

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