Gibson Custom Shop 1957 Les Paul Goldtop Reissue Double Gold Dark Back – 72373

$ 6612.43

As Good as Gold

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.

The iconic ’57 Goldtop has been the tool of choice for countless guitar heroes. Its elegant gold finish, classic solid mahogany/maple construction and versatile humbucking pickups represent everything one could possibly need in a Les Paul model. This authentic recreation exemplifies Gibson Custom Shop’s tireless quest for accuracy to the original year of production, from the woods to the construction to the parts and precise contours throughout. Each Custom Shop Reissue is every bit the instrument and statement piece as the priceless vintage examples, providing an ownership experience that is endlessly fun.

Body

Body Shape
Les Paul

Top
2-Piece Plain Maple, Hide Glue Fit

Back
1-Piece Lightweight Mahogany

Binding
1-Ply Royalite

Weight Relief
None

Finish
Nitrocellulose VOS (Vintage Patina)

Neck

Material
Solid Mahogany

Profile
Chunky C-Shape

Scale Length
24.75″ / 628.65mm

Fingerboard Material
Indian Rosewood, Hide Glue Fit

Fingerboard Radius
12″

Number Of Frets
22

Frets
Historic Gibson Narrow/Tall

Nut Material
Nylon

Nut Width
1.69″ / 42.85mm

End of Board Width
2.24″ / 56.89mm

Inlays
Aged Cellulose Nitrate Trapezoid

Joint
Long Tenon, Hide Glue Fit

Hardware

Finish
Nickel

Tuner Plating
Nickel

Bridge
No-Wire ABR-1

Saddle Material
Nickel-plated Brass

Tailpiece
Lightweight Aluminum Stop Bar

Tuning Machines
Kluson Single Line, Single Ring

Pickguard
Laminated Cellulose Acetate Butyrate

TrussRod
Authentic 1950s No-Tube

Truss Rod Cover
Authentic Stepped 2-Ply

Control Knobs
Butyrate Gold Top Hats

Switch Tip
Amber Catalin

Switchwasher
Silkscreened Cellulose Acetate Butyrate

Jack Plate Cover
Laminated Cellulose Acetate Butyrate

Control Covers
Brown Royalite

Strap Buttons
Aluminum

Mounting Rings
M69 Cellulose Acetate Butyrate

Pickup Covers
Authentic Profile 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 Gauge
.010, .013, .017, .026, .036, .046

Case
Brown/Pink Lifton Reissue 5-Latch

Accessories
Gibson Custom Switchplate Medallion (w/ Historic Brown Plastic Cover in Case), Certificate of Authenticity Booklet, Historic Reissue Hang Tags