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 1959 Les Paul is a masterpiece, a truly authentic vintage experience.
With a traditional solid Mahogany body, this Les Paul benefits from a majestic Figured Maple top for the ultimate tonewood partnership. Rich and super resonant it offers premium tone and timeless aesthetics. In a distinctive Dark Burst 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.
Appearance is nothing without tone and this Gibson Custom True Historic 1959 Les Paul features a pair of incredible Custom Bucker pickups. According to Gibson these are the most historically accurate PAF clone on the market, with an ultra-rich harmonic quality, it's as close as you can get to the classic Les Paul tone.
The Gibson Custom True Historic 1959 Les Paul is testament to the timeless design crafted by Les Paul all those years ago. This guitar is used but in great condition, there are a few marks and signs of use including some light to moderate buckle rash. This is a real collector's piece and an absolute dream to play. Complete with hardcase, it is a worthy addition to any collection.