Gibson Les Paul Special TV Yellow 1962

6-String Solid Body Electric Guitar in TV Yellow with Brazilian Rosewood Fingerboard. Made in the USA.

Gibson Les Paul Special TV Yellow 1962

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Description & Specs

Summary

Finish: Original finish excluding refinish around the heel and area of back of neck

Body Material: Mahogany Body

Body Details: Solid mahogany body.

Neck Material: Mahogany Neck

Fingerboard Material: Brazilian Rosewood

Neck Profile: Medium C-Shape

Neck Thickness (IN): 1st fret: .82" / 12th: .89"

Fingerboard Radius: 12.00

Nut Width: 1-11/16 in

Neck Details: One-piece mahogany neck with a bound Brazilian rosewood board and center dot inlays.

Electronics: Two P-90 pickups with a 3-way toggle pickup selector switch and volume & tone controls per pickup. -- All electronics are original and free from signs of modification. The pots date to 1959. -- There is a portion of the neck pickups bobbin that is cracked. The pickup functions without fault, regardless.

Pickup Measurements: Neck: 8.4 kΩ / Bridge: 8 kΩ

Hardware: The bridge is stress fractured and is not currently installed due to instability. It is included in the chipboard. An era correct replacement is currently installed.

Weight: 7 lbs 2.4 oz

Modifications / Repairs: Areas of this instrument have been refinished. - There is a heel break repair with the area surrounding having been refinished. An area under the 1st to 5th frets has been refinished on the back of the neck. -- Non-original, era correct bridge. Original included within the case.

Case Details: Original chipboard case showing use and other wear.

Cosmetic Condition: This guitar shows lots of playwear and aging. Nicks and dings are present throughout as well as finish checking.

Tech Notes: Currently, setup with 10 gauge wound third strings and low action. The frets are wide and low showing medium-light signs of playwear. -- The serial number dates this instrument to 1962.