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Gibson Les Paul Custom Shop 1957 Reissue - Ebony w/Gold Hrdw

SKU LPB57VOEBGH
by Gibson
Original price $9,399.00 - Original price $9,399.00
Original price $9,399.00
$9,399.00
$9,399.00 - $9,399.00
Current price $9,399.00
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Gibson Les Paul Custom Shop 1957 Reissue - Ebony w/Gold Hardware
The Original Black Beauty
Gibson Custom Shop is the pinnacle of craftsmanship, quality, and sound excellence. Each instrument celebrates Gibson's legacy through accuracy, authenticity and attention to detail.
With its elegant lines and Ebony/Pearl/Gold aesthetic, the 1957 Les Paul Custom is easily one of the most iconic and beautiful guitars ever made. It features a body carved out of a single large piece of solid mahogany, unique among Les Paul models. The resulting dark mid-range tone from the body pairs perfectly with its bright-sounding solid Ebony fingerboard. All together, it's the pinnacle of guitar craftsmanship, design and tone. Gibson Custom Shop is proud to revive every last detail of the original "Black Beauty" for this '57 Les Paul Custom Reissue, from the dimensions and contours to the precise inlay patterns to the entire ownership experience.

Specifications

Body

Body Shape: Les Paul
Body Material: 1-Piece Solid Mahogany
Binding: Multi-ply
Weight Relief: None
Finish: Nitrocellulose VOS (Vintage Patina)

Neck

Material: Solid Mahogany
Profile: Chunky C-Shape
Scale Length: 24.75" / 628.65mm
Fingerboard Material: Solid Ebony
Fingerboard Radius: 12"
Number Of Frets: 22
Frets: Historic Medium-Jumbo
Nut Material: Nylon
Nut Width: 1.69" / 42.85mm
End of Board Width: 2.24" / 56.89mm
Inlays: 1950s Pattern Mother of Pearl
Joint: Long Tenon, Hide Glue Fit

Hardware

Finish: Gold
Tuner Plating: Gold
Bridge: No-Wire ABR-1
Tailpiece: Lightweight Aluminum Stop Bar (or Bigsby if applicable)
Tuning Machines: Kluson Waffleback w/ Pearloid Tips
Pickguard: Multiply Laminated Acrylic
TrussRod: Authentic 1950s No-Tube
Truss Rod Cover: Authentic Stepped 2-Ply Les Paul Custom
Control Knobs: Butyrate Black Top Hats
Switch Tip: Amber Catalin
Switchwasher: Silkscreened Cellulose Acetate Butyrate
Jack Plate Cover: Multiply Laminated Acrylic
Control Covers: Black Royalite
Strap Buttons: Brass
Mounting Rings: M69 Cellulose Acetate Butyrate
Pickup Covers: Authentic Profile Gold-plated Nickel Silver

Electronics

Neck Pickup: Custombucker Alnico III (Unpotted)
Bridge Pickup: Custombucker Alnico III (Unpotted)
Controls: CTS 500K Audio Taper Potentiometers, Paper-in-Oil Capacitors
Pickup Selector: 3-Way Switchcraft
Output Jack: Switchcraft

Miscellaneous

Strings: .010, .013, .017, .026, .036, .046
Case: Brown/Pink Lifton Reissue 5-Latch
Accessories: Gibson Custom Switchplate Medallion (w/ Historic Black Plastic Cover in Case), Certificate of Authenticity Booklet, Historic Reissue Hang Tags
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