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Gibson Custom CC #29 Tamio Okuda 1959 RI Les Paul Aged (Serial #CC29A153) Floor Model



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Gibson Custom CC #29 Tamio Okuda 1959 RI Les Paul Aged (Serial #CC29A153)

This Gibson Custom shop Les Paul is a floor model.  

Japanese rock star Tamio Okuda's prized original '59 Les Paul is beautifully re-created with distinctive dish and neck carve, Historic truss rod, and gently faded sunburst finish.

The Les Paul

One of the landmarks in music history, guitar legend and musical innovator Les Paul was working at the old Epiphone factory in New York City when he dreamt of the first solid body electric guitar. He spent 15 years developing his instrument, and in the late 50’s, the Gibson and Ephiphone factory in Kalamazoo, Michigan created the very first Les Paul Standard. Early on it garnered the attention of Rolling Stones' guitarists Keith Richards and Eric Clapton of Cream, as it was capable of sustain and overdriven tones not possible in other instruments at the time. Over 60 years later it's continues to attract musicians from season professionals to young, budding rock stars.

Gibson Custom Shop

For over 20 years Gibson Custom has been carrying on their legacy of American craftsmanship and human ingenuity. They firmly believe that there remains a place in the world for the best of the best, and the value of their achievement extends well beyond the glossy sheen and gratifying weight of a well crafted Les Paul guitar.

Gibson Custom takes pride in knowing they bring the most discerning players and collectors in the world some of the most refined Historic Reissue, Archtop and Custom guitars available today. Their achievements reflect decades of a passionate commitment to their position as the World’s Finest Guitar Maker. Chicago Music Exchange has worked hand-in-hand with Gibson, selecting the finest instruments directly from the factory to bring you only the best of the best!


Top: 2-Piece Plain Maple
Binding: Single Bound, Historic Reissue Cream
Wood: 1 Piece Mahogany
Body Contour: Original 1959 Les Paul
Neck: Mahogany
Truss Rod: Historic Reissue-No Tubing
Profile: 1959 Les Paul Tamio
Thickness at Fret 1: 2.26 cm /.900"
Thickness at Fret 12: 2.54 cm / 1.0"
Peg Head: 1959 Profile
Inlay: Pearl
Headstock Angle: 17 Degrees
Neck Joint Angle: 4 Degrees
Type: Reissue
Adhesive: Hot Hide Glue
Nut: Nylon
Width: 4.28 cm / 1.687"
Fingerboard: Solid Indian Rosewood
Fingerboard Radius: 30.38 cm / 12"
Frets: 22
Scale: 62.865 cm / 24.75"
Binding: .040 Historic Reissue Cream
Side Dots (Color): Tortoise Shell
Fingerboard Inlays: Trapezoid
Material: Aged Nitrocellulose
Pickups: 57 Classics/57 Classics
Tuning Keys: Reissue Kluson Deluxe Green Keys, Single Band
Bridge: ABR With Thumbwheels
Tailpiece: Reissue Lightweight Aluminum
Output Jack: 1/4"
Jack Plate: 59 Historic
Pick Guard: 59 Historic
Truss Rod Cover: 59 Historic
Knobs: Historic Gold Top Hats
Case: Reissue Les Paul
Chicago Music Exchange is an authorized online Gibson dealer. This floor models includes warranty through Chicago Music Exchange, and may be subject to light wear from use in our magnificent showroom.

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