GIBSON LES PAUL CUSTOM SHOP M2M CUSTOM ORDER
Listed for sale is a 2019 Custom Shop Les Paul ONE OF A KIND GREEN WIDOW
This guitar referred to as a Green Widow is a custom shop unique ordered and commissioned made in the custom shop of Gibson. This is a one off of the very limited “WIDOW” series finished in Black Matte Satin with a gloss black nitro finish on the neck.
Gibson describes the widow series as follows.
The Widow was first introduced in 2009 Its inception began
with a custom order from USA retail giant, Sam Ash. In 2009, they placed an
order for 25 LPs in “Widow Burst” finish, built to Historic R7 Specs. Like with
most popular limited runs Gibson began to produce more across various models
including the flying V. Some of the other color options later released include
Red, Purple, Green, Blue, Orange, Turquoise, Gray and even a Black one with Red
binding (Black Widow title was never reused.) You can even find some in satin
finishes like this one for sale.
This guitar’s specifications differ from the other limited Widow series because of the fast 60’s slim taper neck finished in black Satin. Research shows the other Widows I could find have a neck specification close to the Round C shape profile with these measurements:
1st fret .88 5th fret .92 9th fret .96 12th fret 1.00
This guitar measures
1st fret .78 5th fret .81 9th fret .83 12th fret .87
Fastest and smoothest neck I have encountered.
There are several blemishes on the guitar 2 dings in the green binding and 1 smudge on the Matte black finish. According to Gibson these minor blemishes can be re-touched at the factory but in my opinion was too minor to worry about it.
Pick ups are 490 and 498 Alnico
Schaller strap locks have been installed
Price reflects the minor dings as every other Widow series I have seen lists from $6000 to $8000. All original paperwork and custom shop case included.