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Faded Series | Gibson Original Collection


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The Gibson Les Paul Standard '60s Faded electric guitar pays tribute to Gibson's golden era of innovation. It features a satin nitrocellulose lacquer finish that gives it the look and feel of a long-treasured companion. The solid mahogany body is paired with an AA figured maple top, and a SlimTaper '60s-style mahogany neck with a rosewood fingerboard and trapezoid inlays.

Burstbucker 61 Pickups Provide a Vintage-Voiced Tone

The Les Paul Standard '60s Faded is equipped with Gibson's acclaimed open-coil Burstbucker pickups. Loaded with Alnico 5 magnets and hand-wired to CTS potentiometers and Orange Drop capacitors, these pickups produce a warm, rounded tone reminiscent of the original PAF humbuckers from the late 1950s.

ABR-1 Bridge and Aluminum Stopbar Tailpiece

The Gibson Les Paul Standard '60s Faded features an ABR-1 Tune-O-Matic bridge and aluminum stopbar tailpiece for solid string anchoring and precise intonation. Combined with the hand-selected tonewoods, these components help produce sustain for days and a musicality unique to Les Pauls.

Vintage-Style Appointments and Playability

Gold top hat knobs with silver reflectors and dial pointers, Grover Rotomatic kidney tuners, and a hardshell case complete the vintage-inspired feel. A slim-taper neck profile and 12" fretboard radius provide a fast, fluid playing feel sought after by today's guitarists.

Now at Guitar Center

The Gibson Les Paul Standard '60s Faded is a sublime recreation of a pivotal era in Les Paul history and is now available for today's players to experience the sound, feel, and mojo of a well-loved vintage instrument.

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  • Mahogany body with an AA figured maple top
  • Mahogany neck in a SlimTaper profile
  • Rosewood fingerboard with 22 frets and acrylic trapezoid inlays
  • Burstbucker 61R at the neck and Burstbucker 61T at the bridge

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  • Body type: Single cutaway
  • Top wood: AA figured maple
  • Body wood: Mahogany
  • Body finish: Satin nitrocellulose lacquer
  • Neck shape: SlimTaper
  • Neck wood: Mahogany
  • Neck finish: Satin nitrocellulose lacquer
  • Material: Rosewood
  • Number of frets: 22
  • Inlays: Acrylic trapezoids
  • Nut width/material: 1.69" (43 mm) Graph Tech
  • Configuration: HH
  • Neck: Proprietary humbucker
  • Bridge: Proprietary humbucker
  • Control layout: Volume 1, Volume 2, Tone 1, Tone 2
  • Special electronics: Hand-wired with Orange Drop capacitors
  • Bridge type: Fixed bridge
  • Bridge design: ABR-1 Tune-O-Matic
  • Tailpiece: Aluminum stopbar
  • Tuning machines: Grover Rotomatic with kidney buttons
  • Color: Nickel
  • Number of strings: 6 string
  • Case: Hardshell case
  • Orientation: Right-handed

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