Top Searches: Jazzmaster, Les Paul, Rickenbacker, Gretsch, JHS

MON-SAT: 11-7 | SUN: 11-5 | 888-686-7872

Gibson Les Paul Special Cherry 1959 (s809)

Electric

SKU: LG2249492

Chicago Music Exchange Experts

Have a question? Ask the experts.

E-MAIL NOW or call 888-686-7872.

Summary

Body: Mahogany

Neck: Mahogany neck with a medium "C" profile, 1 11/16" wide nut, rosewood fretboard, 12" radius, and dot inlays

Neck Thickness: .9" at the 1st fret, .99" at the 12th fret

Pickups/Hardware: Kluson deluxe tuners, two P-90 pickups (rated at 8.3 kOhms in the neck and 8.6 k in the bridge), three-way pickup selector switch, volume and tone controls (original with 1959 pot dates and bumblebee capacitors)

Cosmetic Condition: This nicely worn Special is a dream! The body has a moderate amount of dings, scratches, dents and checking lines for its age. The neck has a bit of texture, but overall feels nice and comfortable. The headstock displays some nice edgewear, as well as a gouge along the side of the treble-side top corner. This Gibson is oozing vintage vibes!

Playability: The strings are nice and low, play great, and ring out clearly across the board.

Modifications/Repairs: There are two repaired cracks in the body located inside the treble side cutaway. The switch tip has been replaced.

Weight: 7lbs 1oz

Case: Original chipboard



Shop Brand: Gibson

Shop All: Electric