Gibson Les Paul Special TV Yellow 1956

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

Vintage
  • $8,395.00
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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 finish.
Body Material: Mahogany
Neck Material: Mahogany
Fingerboard Material: Brazilian Rosewood
Neck Profile: C
Neck Thickness (IN): 1st fret .889", 12th fret .979"
Fingerboard Radius: 12.00"
Nut Width: 1-11/16"
Scale Length: 24 3/4"
Neck Details: Honduran mahogany neck with bound Brazilian rosewood fingerboard and dot inlays. The neck has been refretted, during which the neck binding was removed and then reglued. The fingerboard has been lightly planed. The ninth fret inlay has been replaced, and the tuners have been replaced. There are several set screw holes plugged in the back of the headstock from the footprint of the original tuning machines.
Electronics: The guitar has been rewired and the pickups are original. The bridge pickup lead has been lengthened. Three-position selector switch with volume and tone controls for each pickup.
Pickup Measurements: Neck 8.25K, Bridge 6.84K
Hardware: The knobs, tuners, Bigsby, bridge and bridge studs are not original to the guitar. The "lightning bar" bridge and the Bigsby are both vintage parts. The pickguard, control plates, pickup covers truss rod cover, the strap buttons, pointers, switch tip, switch chip, and nut are original.
Weight: 7lbs 15oz
Modifications/Repairs: he neck has been refretted, during which the neck binding was removed and then reglued. The fingerboard has been lightly planed. The ninth fret inlay has been replaced, and the tuners have been replaced. There are several set screw holes plugged in the back of the headstock from the footprint of the original tuning machines. A Bigsby as been installed. The bridge, bridge studs, and knobs hve been replaced. The wiring harness has been replaced, and the bridge pickup lead has been lengthened.
Case Details: Original hardshell case.
Cosmetic Condition: This guitar is in good condition with average wear from age and use. The finish has dulled, and is weather-checked, with scratches, dents, dings, and areas of finish wear throughout. There is some buckle rash on the back of the body. The hardware has a strong patina.
Serial Number: 611024
Tech Notes: The guitar plays well with low action and optimal neck relief. The frets are narrow and medium height, with mild surface wear in the first position. The serial number dates to 1956.
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