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Gibson 1956 Custom Les Paul Goldtop Reissue VOS w/ Hardshell Case

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This is a brand new 8.4 lb 2022 Gibson 1956 Custom Les Paul Goldtop Reissue VOS electric guitar with a full factory warranty that is located at our Rapid City, SD showroom. Gibson Custom Shop is the pinnacle of craftsmanship, quality, and sound excellence. Each instrument celebrates Gibson's legacy through accuracy, authenticity and attention to detail. 1956 was the only full year in which the Les Paul model featured the powerful P-90 pickups and the adjustable ABR-1 bridge setup, a combination that allowed the Les Paul model to intonate, sustain, and thrill like never before. This Gibson Custom Shop '56 Reissue captures the look, feel and searing sound of an original 1956 Les Paul Goldtop in exhaustive detail, featuring all solid woods, vintage-accurate gold paint, authentic replica parts, Historic narrow/tall frets, and hot hide glue construction.

Body

  • Body Shape: Les Paul
  • Top: 2-Piece Plain Maple, Hide Glue Fit
  • Back: 1-Piece Lightweight Mahogany
  • Binding: 1-Ply Royalite
  • Weight Relief: None(8.4 lbs)
  • Finish: Nitrocellulose VOS (Vintage Patina)

Neck

  • Material: Solid Mahogany
  • Profile: Chunky C-Shape
  • Scale Length: 24.75"
  • Fingerboard Material: Indian Rosewood, Hide Glue Fit
  • Fingerboard Radius: 12"
  • Number Of Frets: 22
  • Frets: Historic Gibson Narrow/Tall
  • Nut Material: Nylon
  • Nut Width: 1.687"
  • End of Board Width: 2.24"
  • Inlays: Aged Cellulose Nitrate Trapezoid
  • Joint: Long Tenon, Hide Glue Fit

Hardware

  • Bridge: No-Wire ABR-1
  • Saddle Material: Nickel-plated Brass
  • Tailpiece: Lightweight Aluminum Stop Bar
  • Tuning Machines: Kluson Single Line, Single Ring
  • Pickguard: Laminated Cellulose Acetate Butyrate
  • Truss Rod: Authentic 1950s No-Tube
  • Truss Rod Cover: Authentic Stepped 2-Ply
  • Control Knobs: Butyrate Gold Top Hats
  • Switch Tip: Amber Catalin
  • Switchwasher: Silkscreened Cellulose Acetate Butyrate
  • Jack Plate Cover: Laminated Cellulose Acetate Butyrate
  • Control Covers: Brown Royalite
  • Strap Buttons: Aluminum
  • Pickup Covers: Cream Soapbar

Electronics

  • Neck Pickup: Custom Soapbar P90
  • Bridge Pickup: Custom Soapbar P90
  • Controls: CTS 500K Audio Taper Potentiometers, Paper-in-Oil Capacitors
  • Pickup Selector: 3-Way Switchcraft
  • Output Jack: Switchcraft

Miscellaneous

  • Strings Gauge: .010, .013, .017, .026, .036, .046
  • Case: Brown/Pink Lifton Reissue 5-Latch
  • Accessories: Gibson Custom Switchplate Medallion (w/ Historic Brown Plastic Cover in Case), Certificate of Authenticity Booklet, Historic Reissue Hang Tags