Standard Historic Reissue Guitars are the culmination of a quest of over twenty years to deliver the look, tone and feel of a vintage Gibson guitar based on an intense passion for the originals and a dedication to the finest levels of materials and craftsmanship.The Standard Historic 1959 Standard Les Paul from Gibson Custom delivers the tone, look... Click To Read More About This Product
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Standard Historic Reissue Guitars are the culmination of a quest of over twenty years to deliver the look, tone and feel of a vintage Gibson guitar based on an intense passion for the originals and a dedication to the finest levels of materials and craftsmanship.
The Standard Historic 1959 Standard Les Paul from Gibson Custom delivers the tone, looks and feel of the original ’59 Sunburst Les Paul that set the standard. It features hand-crafted beauty, authentic vintage Gibson tone and historic appointments plus historically accurate aniline dye, hide glue neck construction and the renown sound transference that comes with its long neck tenon. The most important details that made the original the legend are artfully revived for a convincing vintage playing experience. Includes hardshell case.
Body shape: Single cutaway
Body type: Solid body
Body material: Solid wood
Top wood: Figured Maple
Body wood: Non-weight relieved Mahogany
Body finish: Gloss Nitrocellulose
Orientation: Right handed
Neck shape: '50s profile LP
Neck wood: Mahogany
Scale length: 24.75"
Truss rod: Vintage, no tubing
Neck finish: Gloss Nitrocellulose
Material: Solid Indian Rosewood
Fret size: Medium
Number of frets: 22
Nut width: 1.687" (42.8mm)
Middle: Not applicable
Brand: Gibson Custom
Active or passive pickups: Passive
Series or parallel: Not applicable
Active EQ: No
Special electronics: None
Control layout: Volume 1, volume 2, tone 1, tone 2
Pickup switch: 3-way
Coil tap or split: No
Kill switch: No
Bridge type: Fixed
Bridge design: ABR
Tuning machines: Reissue green key
Number of strings: 6-string
Special features: Gloss finish
Case: Hardshell case
Accessories: Certificate of authenticity, extra switch plate
Country of origin: United States
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Comments about Gibson Custom Standard Historic 1959 Les Paul Reissue Gloss Electric Guitar:
I've owned an R4 and an R8 from 2014. This new 2016 R9 blows them out of the water in terms of craftsmanship and attention to detail. I got the Lemon Burst color option and it is absolutely gorgeous. If you don't need your car, then sell it and buy one of these new 2016 Standard Historic line of Gibson Guitars! They are absolutely the best Reissue from Gibson in years! This past 2-3 years, Gibson has been simultaneously making the worst and best products in the history of their company. This is definitely the best of the best.
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