Gibson Les Paul Deluxe Sunburst 1979

6-String Solid Body Electric Guitar with Rosewood Fingerboard. Made in the USA.
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Gibson Les Paul Deluxe Sunburst 1979

Vintage

Description & Specs

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Finish Details: Original
Body Material: Mahogany
Neck Material: Maple
Fingerboard Material: Rosewood
Neck Profile: Thin C
Neck Thickness (IN): 1st - 0.80" 12th - 0.96"
Fingerboard Radius: 12.00"
Nut Width: 1-11/16"
Scale Length: 24 3/4"
Neck Details: 3-piece maple neck with bound rosewood fingerboard and pearloid trapezoid inlays
Electronics: Original Gibson mini-humbuckers in neck and bridge positions. Both pickups are stamped "Sep 12 1979". Controls include a 3-way toggle switch and volume and tone pots for each pickup. The switch is original, but the original pots and capacitors have been replaced with CTS pots and "bumblebee" capacitors. The wiring has been touched up throughout. The original wiring harness and metal cover are included in the case along with a Seymour Duncan Antiquity pickup that was installed at some point.
Pickup Measurements: Neck - 6.11kΩ Bridge - 6.11kΩ
Hardware: -Schaller tuners have been installed -metal switch tip has been installed -bridge and tailpiece are original
Modifications/Repairs: -Schaller tuners have been installed -imprints and screw holes from previously installed tuners are visible -bone nut has been installed -metal switch tip has been installed -bridge pickup cavity has been widened for a humbucker and the 4 screw holes from this are still visible -wiring harness has been replaced except for the switch -the factory date and number have been written on the control cavity cover
Case Details: Hardshell case has had the lock latch removed and is good condition
Cosmetic Condition: This guitar has heavy play wear. The headstock has several dings around the edges, some hanger rash, and the imprints and screw holes from previously installed Kluson style tuners are visible. The neck has a few small chips on the back. The body has numerous scratches, dings, chips, and light finish checking.
Serial Number: 72799078
Tech Notes: Plays well with low action and optimal neck relief. Frets are tall and show little sign of play wear. The serial number, pot codes, and pickup stamps indicate a production year of 1979.
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