Gibson USA | CME Exclusive Les Paul Standards

Brand New CME Exclusives from Gibson USA!

Chicago Music Exchange is proud to announce our first line of CME Exclusive Gibson Les Paul Standards, based on two of our favorite burst finishes from Gibson Custom Shop! 

CME EXCLUSIVE LES PAULS - Dirty Lemon Burst

CME Exclusive Gibson Les Paul Standard ’50sThe CME Exclusive Gibson Les Paul Standard ’50s models feature a distinguished Dirty Lemon Burst inspired by the beautifully fading original cherry bursts from the late ’50s. Standard ’50s models boast a Vintage ’50s neck profile, rosewood fretboard, and gold “top hat” control knobs with pointers, plus Vintage Deluxe tuning machines with keystone buttons.

Gibson CME Exclusive Les Paul Standard '50s Dirty Lemon Guitar Back
CME EXCLUSIVE LES PAULS - Tomato Soup Burst

CME Exclusive Gibson Les Paul Standard ’60sThe CME Exclusive Les Paul Standard ’60s models feature a vibrant, rich red-orange Tomato Soup Burst. Standard ’60s models also come with a 1960 slim-taper neck profile, rosewood fretboard, gold “top hat” control knobs with pointers, and Grover Rotomatic tuning machines with kidney buttons. 
 

Gibson CME Exclusive Les Paul Standard '60s Tomato Soup Guitar Back
Gibson USA Les Paul Standard '50s Dirty Lemon Burst
Gibson USA Les Paul Standard '50s Dirty Lemon Burst
Gibson USA Les Paul Standard '50s Dirty Lemon Burst
Gibson USA Les Paul Standard '50s Dirty Lemon Burst
Gibson USA Les Paul Standard '50s Dirty Lemon Burst
Gibson USA Les Paul Standard '50s Dirty Lemon Burst
Gibson USA Les Paul Standard '50s Dirty Lemon Burst
Gibson USA Les Paul Standard '50s Dirty Lemon Burst
Gibson USA Les Paul Standard '50s Dirty Lemon Burst
Gibson USA Les Paul Standard '50s Dirty Lemon Burst

Gibson USA Les Paul Standard '50s Dirty Lemon Burst

$2,799.00
Customers who pre-order the new CME Exclusive Les Paul Standard '50s Dirty Lemon Burst or '60s Tomato Soup Burst will be contacted prior to shipment with a selection of tops and weights so they may choose their favorite of what is available.

Please note: The guitar used in the product video does not have a pickguard installed. All production models of this guitar come standard with a cream pickguard installed as pictured in the stock photos.


The CME Exclusive Gibson Les Paul Standard ’50s models feature a distinguished Dirty Lemon Burst inspired by the beautifully fading original cherry bursts from the late ’50s. Standard ’50s models boast a Vintage ’50s neck profile, rosewood fretboard, and gold “top hat” control knobs with pointers, plus Vintage Deluxe tuning machines with keystone buttons. 

Gibson “T-Type” Humbucking Pickups
The CME Exclusive Les Paul Standard ’50s come equipped with a pair of Gibson T-Type humbuckers, to provide a well-rounded top-end chime! Developed in collaboration with Chicago Music Exchange for an exclusive 2019-2021 run of CME Exclusive SG Standards, “T-Type” pickups are a replica of Gibson’s T-Top humbucker pickups used from 1968-1980—the same model pickup Jimmy Page installed in the bridge his own 1959 Gibson Les Paul Sunburst, affectionately dubbed his “No. 1,” which helped to forever define the sound of ‘70s hard rock.  

Known for their consistency, clarity, and note definition, Gibson’s original T-Tops became known for offering brilliant chime without sacrificing low-end. Meticulous replicas of the T-Top, “T-Type” pickups feature Alnico 5 magnets, a low-to-moderate 7.45k ohm DC resistance, polyurethane insulated wire, and chrome covers, and they are built to clean up beautifully with a turn of the volume knob for incredible dynamic range and pure tone at all decibel levels.


Body Shape: Les Paul
Body Material: Mahogany
Top: AA Figured Maple
Weight Relief: None
Finish: Gloss Nitrocellulose Lacquer

Neck Material: Mahogany
Profile: Vintage 50s
Scale Length: 24.75"
Fingerboard Material: Rosewood
Fingerboard Radius: 12"
Number Of Frets: 22
Frets: Medium Jumbo
Nut Material: Graph Tech
Nut Width: 1.695"
End of Board Width: 2.26"
Inlays: Acrylic Trapezoids

Hardware Finish: Nickel
Bridge: ABR-1 Tune-O-Matic
Tailpiece: Aluminum Stop Bar
Tuning Machines: Vintage Deluxe w/ Keystone Buttons
Pickguard: Cream
Control Knobs: Gold Top Hats w/ Pointers
Switch Tip: Amber
Switchwasher: Cream
Jack Plate Cover: Cream

Neck Pickup: CME T-Types
Bridge Pickup: CME T-Types
Controls: 2 Volumes, 2 Tones & Toggle Switch (Hand-wired with Orange Drop Capacitors)

Strings: .010, .013, .017, .026, .036, .046
Case: Hard Shell Case
Accessories: Includes Gibson Accessory Kit
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Gibson USA Les Paul Standard '60s Tomato Soup Burst
Gibson USA Les Paul Standard '60s Tomato Soup Burst
Gibson USA Les Paul Standard '60s Tomato Soup Burst
Gibson USA Les Paul Standard '60s Tomato Soup Burst
Gibson USA Les Paul Standard '60s Tomato Soup Burst
Gibson USA Les Paul Standard '60s Tomato Soup Burst
Gibson USA Les Paul Standard '60s Tomato Soup Burst
Gibson USA Les Paul Standard '60s Tomato Soup Burst
Gibson USA Les Paul Standard '60s Tomato Soup Burst
Gibson USA Les Paul Standard '60s Tomato Soup Burst

Gibson USA Les Paul Standard '60s Tomato Soup Burst

$2,799.00
Customers who pre-order the new CME Exclusive Les Paul Standard '50s Dirty Lemon Burst or '60s Tomato Soup Burst will be contacted prior to shipment with a selection of tops and weights so they may choose their favorite of what is available.


The CME Exclusive Les Paul Standard ’60s models feature a vibrant, rich red-orange Tomato Soup Burst. Standard ’60s models also come with a 1960 slim-taper neck profile, rosewood fretboard, gold “top hat” control knobs with pointers, and Grover Rotomatic tuning machines with kidney buttons. 

Gibson “T-Type” Humbucking Pickups
The CME Exclusive Les Paul Standard ’60s come equipped with a pair of Gibson T-Type humbuckers, to provide a well-rounded top-end chime! Developed in collaboration with Chicago Music Exchange for an exclusive 2019-2021 run of CME Exclusive SG Standards, “T-Type” pickups are a replica of Gibson’s T-Top humbucker pickups used from 1968-1980—the same model pickup Jimmy Page installed in the bridge his own 1959 Gibson Les Paul Sunburst, affectionately dubbed his “No. 1,” which helped to forever define the sound of ‘70s hard rock.  

Known for their consistency, clarity, and note definition, Gibson’s original T-Tops became known for offering brilliant chime without sacrificing low-end. Meticulous replicas of the T-Top, “T-Type” pickups feature Alnico 5 magnets, a low-to-moderate 7.45k ohm DC resistance, polyurethane insulated wire, and chrome covers, and they are built to clean up beautifully with a turn of the volume knob for incredible dynamic range and pure tone at all decibel levels.


Body Shape: Les Paul
Body Material: Mahogany
Top: AA Figured Maple
Weight Relief: None
Finish: Gloss Nitrocellulose Lacquer

Neck Material: Mahogany
Profile: Slim Taper
Scale Length: 24.75"
Fingerboard Material: Rosewood
Fingerboard Radius: 12"
Number Of Frets: 22
Frets: Medium Jumbo
Nut Material: Graph Tech
Nut Width: 1.695"
End of Board Width: 2.26"
Inlays: Acrylic Trapezoids

Hardware Finish: Nickel
Bridge: ABR-1 Tune-O-Matic
Tailpiece: Aluminum Stop Bar
Tuning Machines: Grover Rotomatics w/ Kidney Buttons
Pickguard: Cream
Control Knobs: Gold Top Hats w/ Pointers
Switch Tip: Amber
Switchwasher: Cream
Jack Plate Cover: Cream

Neck Pickup: CME T-Types
Bridge Pickup: CME T-Types
Controls: 2 Volumes, 2 Tones & Toggle Switch (Hand-wired with Orange Drop Capacitors)

Strings: .010, .013, .017, .026, .036, .046
Case: Hard Shell Case
Accessories: Includes Gibson Accessory Kit
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Gibson CME Exclusive Les Paul Standard Group

Gibson “T-Type” Humbucking Pickups


Both CME Exclusive Les Paul Standard ’50s and Les Paul Standard ’60s come equipped with a pair of Gibson T-Type humbuckers, to provide a well-rounded top-end chime! Developed in collaboration with Chicago Music Exchange for an exclusive 2019-2021 run of CME Exclusive SG Standards, “T-Type” pickups are a replica of Gibson’s T-Top humbucker pickups used from 1968-1980—the same model pickup Jimmy Page installed in the bridge his own 1959 Gibson Les Paul Sunburst, affectionately dubbed his “No. 1,” which helped to forever define the sound of ‘70s hard rock.  

Renowned for their consistency, clarity, and note definition, Gibson’s original T-Tops became known for offering brilliant chime without sacrificing low-end. Meticulous replicas of the T-Top, “T-Type” pickups feature Alnico 5 magnets, a low-to-moderate 7.45k ohm DC resistance, polyurethane insulated wire, and chrome covers, and they are built to clean up beautifully with a turn of the volume knob for incredible dynamic range and pure tone at all decibel levels.  

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