Gibson Les Paul Custom Silverburst 1979

Solid Body Electric Guitar with Ebony Fingerboard. Made in the USA. Serial# 70799608.

Gibson Les Paul Custom Silverburst 1979

The Richard Fortus Collection

The following specs were carefully collected and recorded by a skilled technician. For a more detailed description and questions regarding sound, feel, or cosmetic condition, please call to speak to one of our experts.
Summary
Finish Details: Original
Top Material: Maple Top
Body Material: Mahogany Body
Body Details: Solid mahogany body with carved maple cap. The electronics cavity has a "3-79" date.
Neck Material: Mahogany Neck
Fingerboard Material: Ebony
Neck Profile: "C" profile
Neck Thickness (IN): .80" (1st fret), 1.00" (12th fret)
Fingerboard Radius: 12.00" to
Nut Width: 1-11/16"
Scale Length: 24 3/4"
Neck Details: Set-in mahogany neck with bound ebony fretboard, block inlays, and headstock volute
Electronics: Original Gibson patent number humbuckers with 1978 dates, original wiring harness with metal shields, 3-way pickup selector switch, and volume/tone controls for each pickup. The pot codes date to 1978.
Pickup Measurements: 7.3k (neck), 7.2k (bridge)
Hardware: Original chrome hardware
Weight: 9 lbs 9 oz
Modifications/Repairs: None
Case Details: Original hardshell case
Cosmetic Condition: The guitar shows moderate play wear consistent with its age; the finish is glossy with swirls, light scratches, and assorted small dings scattered throughout the body. The back of the body has moderate buckle rash, and there is some finish wear along the back of the neck. The hardware has some light pitting and scratches.
Serial Number: 70799608
Tech Notes: Plays well with low action and optimal neck relief; the frets are wide and low with light wear. The pot codes date to 1978; the serial number and body dates date to 1979.

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