Gibson Custom Shop 1959 Les Paul Standard Reissue Iced Tea Burst VOS (Serial #941623)

$ 6699.00

[GENERAL PDP DESC. COPY FOR ALL GIBSON CS MODELS AT CME:]
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: Nickel
Made in: Made in the USA
Product Color: Iced Tea Burst
Relic or Aging Level: VOS (Vintage Original Spec)
Serial Number: 941623
Series: Gibson Custom Shop Historic
Weight: 8lbs 7oz

Body:
Body Binding: 1-Ply Royalite
Body Finish: Nitrocellulose Lacquer
Body Material: 1-Piece Light Mahogany
Body Shape: Les Paul
Top Material: 2-Piece Figured Maple

Neck:
Fingerboard Inlay: Cellulose Nitrate Trapezoids
Fingerboard Material: Indian Rosewood
Headstock Inlay or Decal: Gibson Logo and Les Paul Model Silkscreen
Neck Binding: Cream
Neck Joint: Set Neck
Neck Material: Mahogany
Neck Shape: Authentic ’59 Medium 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: ABR-1
Fret Wire: Historic Medium Jumbo
Knobs: Gold Butyrate Top Hat
Pickguard: Laminated Cellulose Acetate Butyrate Creme
Saddle Material: Nickel Plated Brass
Switch Cap: Amber Catalin
Tailpiece: Lightweight Aluminum Stop Bar
Truss Rod Cover: Authentic Stepped 2-Ply Black
Tuning Machines: Kluson Single Line Single Ring