Tonal Evaluation

This phenomenal vintage 1959 Les Paul Custom 3-Pickup Black Beauty is certainly a head turner, and for good reason! This "fretless wonder" is a piece of history, sporting the traditional Les Paul Custom "tuxedo" look that would become iconic in it's own right. Tonally, this incredible vintage treasure is about as vocal as it can get, with an ultra resonant body that gives back everything you put in to it with an incredible dynamic response.

The neck position is extremely creamy, but articulate, never losing composure or note definition under a heavy attack. Flip to the middle position and you'll find exceptional cut and clarity, with the bridge and middle pickup out of phase, producing glorious "quack" and expressive push in the upper midrange. The bridge pickup is exceptionally thick, with excellent punch and an extremely vocal high end, lending itself to soaring single note runs with gobs of harmonic content.

The Wildwood Staff is honored to present this vintage treasure to our exceptional customers, and we invite you to discover the magic of a vintage late 50s Gibson instrument.

Condition of Instrument

This guitar is in great condition overall and ALL ORIGINAL - The frets, tuners, pickups all original stock as well as the finish. Light tarnishing on pickups and trem. Original nut appears is lacquered in the slot. Includes original hardshell case.

Specifications:

Brand Used
Model1959 Gibson Les Paul Custom
Finish ColorEbony
Weight10.60 lbs
Top WoodMahogany
Body WoodMahogany
Neck Wood1-Piece Mahogany
Neck ShapeStock
Neck Dimensions.870 1st - .990 12th
Fingerboard MaterialEbony
Fingerboard Radius12"
Fingerboard InlaysPearl Block
Frets22
Scale Length24.75"
Width at Nut1 11/16"
BindingMulti-ply White/Black Binding on Top and Back
Pickups3 PAF’s
Controls2 Volume, 2 Tone, 3-Way Selector Switch
HardwareGold
BridgeABR
TailpieceStopbar
CaseGibson Pebble Custom Hardshell

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Wildwood Pre-Owned
Serial Number: 90463
$69999

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