The Gibson Les Paul is one of the most iconic guitars ever put into production, with such a rich history and timeless appeal, the bar has been set pretty high. The Gibson Custom True Historic 1956 Les Paul Goldtop is a masterpiece, a truly authentic vintage experience.
With a traditional solid Mahogany body, this Les Paul benefits from a Maple top for the ultimate tonewood partnership. Rich and super resonant it offers premium tone and timeless aesthetics. In a distinctive Goldtop finish, the thinner True Historic wet sanded finish is time and labour intensive but does yield the most effective vintage results.
The Mahogany neck is topped with a lush solid Indian Rosewood fingerboard, with classic Gibson Trapezoid inlays this guitar looks every bit the real deal. The neck is set using genuine hot hide glue, this vintage technique is said to increase tonal response when compared with modern synthetic glue, just adding to this guitars tone monster status. The neck is double-carved and hand sanded for maximum playability and an accurate '56 profile. The rolled fingerboard binding offers a premium Les Paul feel and enhances the playability of this incredible guitar.
Appearance is nothing without tone and this Gibson Custom True Historic 1956 Les Paul features a pair of incredible Gibson P-90 pickups. Featuring Alnico III magnets, these pickups offer a great middle ground between humbuckers and single coils; they have a rich harmonic quality and deliver a truly vintage vibe.
The Gibson Custom True Historic 1956 Les Paul is testament to the timeless design crafted by Les Paul all those years ago. This guitar is used but in immaculate condition, this is a real collectors piece and an absolute dream to play. Complete with hardcase, it's a worthy addition to any collection.