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Gibson Custom 1968 Les Paul Custom 5A Quilt Top Electric Guitar

Gear returned in mint condition. If you're looking for a virtually new instrument in possibly less-than-perfect packaging, this is a great value.
  • Includes 45-Day, No-Hassle Returns
  • Includes full manufacturer's warranty
Gear returned in great condition, with only minor signs of use, such as slight scuffs or pick marks. It looks and plays like new and may be considered an equivalent to display units found in retail stores.
  • Includes 45-Day, No-Hassle Returns
  • Includes full manufacturer's warranty
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Product Description:

With its distinctive style and long list of appointments, the 1968 Les Paul Custom has long been a favorite of players and collectors. Featuring the trademark split diamond headstock inlay and lavishly bound body, this Custom Collection version adds a carved, 5A quilted maple top. Each piece of figured maple used for the tops on these guitars was h...  Click To Read More About This Product

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Overview

With its distinctive style and long list of appointments, the 1968 Les Paul Custom has long been a favorite of players and collectors. Featuring the trademark split diamond headstock inlay and lavishly bound body, this Custom Collection version adds a carved, 5A quilted maple top. Each piece of figured maple used for the tops on these guitars was hand picked by our guitar buyer in the Gibson Custom Shop. Each piece features has a unique and especially vibrant character that really makes each of these guitars pop. These very special tops are showcased by gorgeous transparent finishes, including Firemist, which is available only through us. The '57 Classic humbuckers provide the smoothest, richest tone of any of the Gibson pickups while gold hardware adds a sumptuous glow under the stage lights.

Gibson's Custom Shop produces some of the finest electric guitars on earth. Using the best materials money can buy, a staff of skilled luthiers reproduce some of the greatest Gibsons of the past and create stunning new instruments for players and collectors who demand the best.

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Features

  • Highly figured maple top
  • Solid mahogany back
  • Multi-ply white/black binding on top & back
  • Gold hardware
  • ABR-1 bridge, stopbar tailpiece
  • 1-piece mahogany neck w/long neck tenon
  • 22-fret bound ebony fingerboard
  • Pearl block inlays
  • Rounded neck profile
  • 24-3/4" scale length, 1 11/16" nut width
  • Kidney bean tuners
  • '57 Classic humbucking pickups
  • 2 volume, 2 tone, 3-way selector switch
  • Includes Custom Shop case and certificate of authenticity
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