Gibson Les Paul Junior Cherry 1959

6-String Solid Body Electric Guitar with Brazilian Rosewood Fingerboard. Made in the USA.
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Gibson Les Paul Junior Cherry 1959

Vintage

Description & Specs

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 visit our Lincoln Avenue showroom or call to speak to one of our Used and Vintage experts.
Finish Details: Original
Body Material: Mahogany Body
Neck Material: Mahogany Neck
Fingerboard Material: Brazilian Rosewood
Neck Profile: Medium, C-Shape
Neck Thickness (IN): 1st fret: .92" / 12th: .98"
Fingerboard Radius: 12.00"
Nut Width: 1-11/16"
Neck Details: One-piece mahogany neck with a Brazilian rosewood board, center dot inlays, truss adjustment at the headstock -- Non-original bone nut carved by one of our in-house techs -- The headstock has had significant repairs on multiple occasions. The most recent was performed by one of our in-house techs. A significant scare is visible on the back.
Electronics: Single P-90 pickup with volume & tone controls -- The electronics are original. There is a faintly visible date code on the tone pot from 1959.
Pickup Measurements: 8.3 kΩ
Hardware: The tuning machines and control knobs are not original
Modifications/Repairs: Evidence of past headstock repairs -- Non-original bone nut -- Replaced tuning machines and control knobs
Case Details: Non-original Hard Shell Case -- Shows wear and tear, stickers on top panel, the lower latch is not functional
Cosmetic Condition: This guitar shows significant signs of use and age. The finish is checked throughout. Buckle rash on the back of the body, hand wear along the sides of the neck, as well as various other nicks, dings, and scratches exist around the instrument. There is a metal bracket and many bolts and screws attached to the headstock from previous repair attempts. Some areas of the headstock have been touched up and there is a break scare at the bass of the back.
Serial Number: 923925
Tech Notes: Currently, set up with 10-gauge strings and low action. The frets are wide and low showing minimal signs of play wear as they have been recently dressed by one of our in-house techs. -- The serial number and tone pot code date from 1959.
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