(The Gibson Custom Shop Historic 1954 Les Paul Limited Run electric guitar is a wonderful reproduction that offers supreme tone and playability. This classic Gibson Les Paul guitar features a carved m... Click To Read More About This Product
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(The Gibson Custom Shop Historic 1954 Les Paul Limited Run electric guitar is a wonderful reproduction that offers supreme tone and playability. This classic Gibson Les Paul guitar features a carved maple top, a mahogany back, one-piece mahogany neck with long neck tenon, an early '50s rounded neck profile, 24-3/4" scale length, and a 1-11/16" nut width. It is highlighted with cream binding on the body and on the 22-fret rosewood fingerboard. Its finer appointments include nickel hardware, trapezoidal inlays, pearl Gibson logo headstock inlay, and vintage tulip-head Kluson tuners.
The Historic 1954 Les Paul Limited Run guitar is equipped with dual Gibson P-90 pickups (a single P-90 on the Antigue Goldtop model) that offer a snappy, slightly gritty response, with a chunky midrange, firm lows, and sweet, musical highs. The P-90 was the standard pickup on all Gibson guitars in the late 1940s and into the 1950s and because of its crisp, bright tone it has experienced resurgence in popularity with many of today's modern rockers. In the bridge position, the P-90 packs plenty of snarly cutting power, while in the neck position it can be surprisingly rich and refined. You'll find that the P-90s' high output and biting treble has more nuanced harmonic coloring than the typical single-coil pickup.
The Historic 1954 Les Paul Limited Run comes protected in a Gibson Custom Shop hardshell guitar case and includes a Certificate of Authenticity and full owner's manual and instructions.
Model name: Historic 1954 Les Paul Limited Run
Model number: HB179C
Body style: Les Paul solid body
Top Wood: maple
Body wood: mahogany
Colors: faded ice tea, washed cherry, antique gold
Scale length: 24-3/4"
Headstock Inlay: mother of pearl of Gibson logo
Tuners: Kluson reissue green keys
Nut Width: 1.69"
Neck profile: '50s rounded
Neck joint: set
Fingerboard radius: 12"
Number of frets: 22
Fret type: Jumbo
Fingerboard inlays: dots
Hardware plating: nickel
Bridge: wraparound "stud" bridge
Neck Pickup: P-90 (no neck pickup on the Antique Goldtop model)
Bridge Pickup: P-90
Pickup selector: 3-way toggle switch
Controls: 2 volume, 2 tone
Case: Hardshell Gibson guitar case
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I got my first Les Paul this year. I have only waited about 20 plus years. It cost a small fortune but it was worth it! These guitars play sweet and one of the neat things about it is that it is ALL AMERICAN MADE! It's not a piece of import junk! I love the action. My hat is off to Gibson!
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