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Gibson Les Paul Standard '50s Electric Guitar | Demo and Overview with Angela Petrilli

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The Gibson Les Paul Standard ’50s plain top limited-edition electric guitar honors the iconic design that shaped generations of music across genres. Meticulously crafted with period-accurate appointments, it revives the magic of Gibson's "Golden Era." Whether you crave rich, singing sustain for blues licks, or snarling distortion for hard rock riffs, this Les Paul delivers authentic vintage tone and feel.

Gibson Les Paul Standard ’50s Plain Top Limited-Edition Electric Guitar Body

Vintage-Accurate ’50s Design

At the core of this Les Paul lies a solid mahogany body topped with a maple top. This ideal combination of tonewoods produces a warm, articulate midrange that sings with unparalleled resonance. The rounded ’50s-style mahogany neck features a rosewood fingerboard with trapezoid inlays for a classic feel and aesthetic.

Gibson Les Paul Standard ’50s Plain Top Limited-Edition Electric Guitar Neck

Authentic ’50s Profile and Feel

This Les Paul Standard ’50s transports you to the Golden Era of guitars. The rounded ’50s-style mahogany neck has a full, yet comfortable profile that's a dream for chord work—or riffing for hours on end. The 24.75" scale length provides the ideal tension for effortless bending and vibrato, while vintage-style acrylic trapezoid inlays grace the rosewood fingerboard, adding classic visual flair.

Gibson Les Paul Standard ’50s Plain Top Limited-Edition Electric Guitar Pickups

Burstbuckers Loaded With “Golden Era” Tone

To truly capture the revered tone of a ’50s Les Paul, this guitar comes equipped with Gibson's celebrated Burstbucker 1 (neck) and Burstbucker 2 (bridge) humbuckers. Loaded with Alnico II magnets, they deliver the warm, complex overtones and smooth sustain that made the originals so sought after. The Burstbucker 2 in particular provides biting mids and plenty of crunch for hard rock rhythms.

Gibson Les Paul Standard ’50s Plain Top Limited-Edition Electric Guitar Hardware

Classic Hardware

Every detail has been meticulously recreated to transport you back to Gibson's Golden Era. The iconic ABR-1 Tune-O-Matic bridge and aluminum stopbar tailpiece anchor the strings, for precise intonation and resonant sustain. Vintage deluxe tuners with keystone buttons, and old top hat knobs complete the authentic look and feel.

For players who crave the revered tone and feel of a ’50s-era Les Paul, the Gibson Les Paul Standard ’50s plain top guitar is a dream come true. With its period-authentic construction and iconic pedigree, it's an investment in tone that will inspire you for years to come.

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Body
  • Body type: Double-cutaway semi-hollow
  • Body wood: 1-piece Mahogany
Neck
  • Neck shape: Rounded C
  • Neck wood: Mahogany
  • Joint: Set-in
  • Scale length: 24.75"
Fingerboard
  • Material: Rosewood
  • Radius: 12"
  • Fret size: Medium-jumbo
  • Number of frets: 22
  • Inlays: Acrylic trapezoid
  • Nut width/material: 1.69" (43 mm) GraphTech
Electronics
  • Configuration: HH
  • Neck: Proprietary Humbucker
  • Bridge: Proprietary Humbucker
  • Control layout: Individual volume Individual tone
  • Pickup switch: 3-Way
Hardware
  • Bridge type: Fixed bridge
  • Bridge design: Vintage-style
  • Tailpiece: Stopbar
  • Tuning machines: Vintage-style
  • Color: Nickel
Other
  • Number of strings: 6
  • Case: Hardshell
  • Orientation: Right-handed

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