Gibson Custom Historic 1957 Les Paul Goldtop Darkback VOS

6-String Semi-Hollow Body Electric Guitar with Rosewood Fingerboard, Includes Hardshell Case. Made in the USA. Serial# 78351.

Gibson Custom Historic 1957 Les Paul Goldtop Darkback VOS

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  • $4,699.00
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Description & Specs

From Gibson:

The iconic '57 Goldtop has been the tool of choice for countless guitar heroes. Its elegant gold finish, classic solid mahogany/maple construction and versatile humbucking pickups make one wonder "what else can I possibly need in a guitar?" This is probably why it gained the reputation as the "working man's Les Paul" – less flashy than its figured-top sunburst counterparts from 1958-1960, but almost identical under the hood. This 2018 Historic Series recreation exemplifies Gibson Custom Shop's tireless quest for exacting accuracy to the original year of production, from the woods to the construction to the parts and precise contours throughout. Two new updates for 2018 include the inclusion of all True Historic-spec parts and, for the first time, narrow/tall frets which bring the tone and playability closer to the character of the originals. Available in Gloss or VOS (vintage patina, shown) finishes. Left-handed models available as well.

Serial #: 78351
Weight: 8lbs 12.2oz

Wood Species: Lightweight Solid Mahogany Body, 2 Piece Lightly Figured Maple Top, Hide Glue Fit
Finish: Nitrocellulose Lacquer

Neck Material: Solid Mahogany, Long Tenon, Hide Glue Fit
Neck Profile: Medium-chunky, .9" depth at nut, 1.0" at 12th fret
Scale Length: 24.75", 62.865cm
Fingerboard Material: Solid Rosewood, Hide Glue Fit
Fingerboard Radius: 12"
Number of Frets: 22
Frets: Narrow/Tall
Nut Material: Nylon
Nut Width: 1.687", 42.85mm
End of Board Width: 2.240", 56.89mm
Inlays: Cellulose Trapezoid
Truss Rod: 50s Tubeless

Hardware Finish: Nickel or Gold
Bridge: ABR-1
Tailpiece: Lightweight Aluminum
Tuning Machines: Single Band Kluson Deluxe
Pick Guard: Replica Laminated Acrylic
Control Knobs: Replica Butyrate Gold Top Hats
Switch Tip: Replica Catalin
Switch Washer: Replica Acrylic
Jack Plate Cover: Replica Laminated Acrylic

Neck Pickup: Custombucker
Bridge Pickup: Custombucker
Controls: 2 500K CTS Volume Pots, 2 500K CTS Tone Pots, Hand-Wired Harness with Bumblebee Capacitors, Switchcraft Toggle Switch

Case: Brown/Pink Custom Shop
Other: Gibson Custom Shop Certificate of Authenticity

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