Used Gibson Custom Shop Historic 1957 Les Paul Reissue VOS
Darkback VOS finish!
Just in on trade and priced to move! w/Case, Ceritificate, etc...
Make'n Music is happy to have this used Les Paul Goldtop for sale at a great price! Just in on trade and in excellent shape. No serious issues, damage or repairs. Hardly any evidence of use at all other than some very minor marks here and there. This was a well cared for, collector owned piece. Not gigged or toured. Smoke free and clean. This guitar is light, loud and lively - Only 8.4 lbs. Extremely resonant acoustically and increidbly responsive when plugged in. Nice dark Rosewood fingerboard and Darkback VOS finish. Like all our used / vintage gear it has been tested for funcitonality and priced to move. Sold as-is. What you see is what you get.
While the ibson 1959 Les Paul has long been considered the Holy Grail of vintage guitars, the 1957 Les Paul Goldtop has been right there with it in terms of tone and feel. It's just a much better value as you are not paying for the cosmetic figured top. Gibson Custom Shop Historic Reissues are the closest you can get to an actual vintage Les Paul without selling your house and/or car to get it. With it's Humbucking Pickups and Goldtop finish this '57 Les Paul Standard VOS from the Gibson Custom Shop is a Reissue of those early beauties and built to Vintage Original Specifications.
The Gibson Custom Shop 1957 Les Paul Sunburst Reissue is built with a a carved, maple top, solid mahogany back and single-ply cream binding on the top. The one-piece mahogany neck sports a rounded profile and the rosewood fingerboard is built with 22 frets, vintage trapezoid inlays, and single-ply cream binding.
To protect your investment in quality, the sunburst 1957 Les Paul Reissue guitar comes complete with a Gibson Custom Shop case and a Certificate of Authenticity.
Features of this used 2009 Custom Shop Historic 1957 Reissue Les Paul from Gibson Guitars
- Mahogany body
- Carved Maple top
- Mahogany neck w/Long Tenon joint
- Rosewood fretboard
- Fat C-shaped profile
- 22 frets
- 1-11/16" nut width
- 12" fretboard radius
- Humbucking pickups
- 2 volume, 2 tone controls
- 3-way toggle pickup selector
- Tune-O-Matic bridge
- Vintage style Tuners
- Goldtop / Darkback finish
- Nickel hardware
- 8.4 lbs