Gibson Custom Shop 1957 Les Paul Custom Reissue 3-Pickup Ebony VOS w/Bigsby (Serial #741081)

$ 7199.00

Carrying on Orville Gibson’s historic pursuit of sonic excellence and aesthetic perfection, the Gibson Custom Shop combines traditional instrument-making techniques, innovative methods, and meticulous attention to detail to craft instruments worthy of its banner-era slogan, “Only a Gibson is Good Enough.”

This instrument exclusively features woods hand-picked by CME’s expert guitar-buying team at the Gibson Custom Shop in Nashville, paired with one of our favorite finishes, plus a thoughtful combination of preferred fingerboards, neck profiles, pickups, and hardware, to make this customized Gibson guitar.  

General:
Brand Name: Gibson
Case Type: Hardshell Case
Hardware Color: Gold
Made in: Made in the USA
Product Color: Ebony
Relic or Aging Level: VOS (Vintage Original Spec)
Serial Number: 741081
Series: Gibson Custom Shop Historic
Weight: 10lbs 2oz

Body:
Body Binding: Multi-Ply
Body Finish: Nitrocellulose Lacquer
Body Material: 1-Piece Mahogany
Body Shape: Les Paul

Neck:
Fingerboard Inlay: 1950s Pattern Mother of Pearl Blocks
Fingerboard Material: Ebony
Neck Joint: Set Neck
Neck Material: Mahogany
Neck Shape: Chunky C
Number of Frets: 22 Frets
Nut Material: Nylon
Nut Width: 1.69″ (42.85mm)
Truss Rod: Authentic 1950s No-Tube

Electronics:
Bridge Pickup: Gibson Custombucker Alnico III Unpotted
Controls and Switching: 2 Volume, 2 Tone, 3-Way Switch
Electronics Notes: CTS 500K Audio Taper Potentiometers and Paper-in- Oil Capacitors
Neck Pickup: Gibson Custombucker Alnico III Unpotted

Hardware:
Bridge: Bigsby
Fret Wire: Historic Medium Jumbo
Knobs: Butyrate Black Top Hat
Pickguard: Multi-Ply Laminated Acrylic Black
Switch Cap: Amber Catalin
Tailpiece: Bigsby
Truss Rod Cover: Authentic Stepped 2-Ply Black
Tuning Machines: Kluson Waffleback with Pearloid Tips