Gibson Les Paul Model Goldtop 1956

6-String Solid Body Electric Guitar with Brazilian Rosewood Fingerboard. Made in the USA.
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Gibson Les Paul Model Goldtop 1956

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
Neck Material: Mahogany
Fingerboard Material: Brazilian Rosewood
Neck Profile: Medium, C-Shape
Neck Thickness (IN): 1st fret: .9", 12th: .1"
Fingerboard Radius: 12.00"
Nut Width: 1-11/16"
Scale Length: 24 3/4"
Neck Details: One-piece mahogany set neck with a bound Brazilian rosewood board, trapezoid pearloid inlays, truss adjustment at the headstock -- Has been refretted with medium-jumbo frets
Electronics: Gibson P-90 pickups, 3-way toggle pickup selector switch, volume & tone controls per pickup -- Original showing no signs of modification or repair. The pot codes date from 1956.
Pickup Measurements: Neck: 7.4 kΩ, Bridge: 7.3 kΩ
Hardware: The tuning machines have been replaced with repro Kluson Deluxe machines. The originals are included within the hard shell but some of them are bent. -- The jack plate is not original
Weight: 9lbs
Modifications/Repairs: Has been refretted -- Non-original tuning machines (originals included) -- Non-original output jack plate
Case Details: Original hard shell case
Cosmetic Condition: This LP Goldtop shows nice aging and play wear. The finish has checked. Buckle rash can been seen on the back of the body. Nicks, dings, and other age appropriate blemishes exist throughout this fine vintage Gibson.
Serial Number: 613383
Tech Notes: Currently, setup with 10-gauge strings, low action, and optimal neck relief. The bigger frets show only light play wear as they are fairly new. -- The serial number and electronics date this Gibson from 1956.
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