The Most Desirable Guitar Ever Made Celebrates Its 60th Anniversary.


No specific Gibson model carries more intrigue and gravitas than the 1959 Les Paul Standard. It wasn't a successful model when it was released (under 650 were made) but before long it was adopted by some of the world's greatest guitarists -- Jimmy Page, Keith Richards, Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck, Duane Allman, Mike Bloomfield, and Billy Gibbons, to name a few.

The instrument was simply enchanting, from its beautiful figured maple top to its extreme sonic versatility. "It has a deep, powerful sound and you can use it to imitate just about anything – violin, sax, cello, even a sitar," says Jeff Beck.

All these reasons and more made the 1959 Les Paul Standard the most coveted and legendary guitar on the planet. Gibson Custom Shop's 60th Anniversary 1959 Les Paul Standard is not just a tribute to the priceless original models -- it's a clone of them. From laser-scanned dimensions to chemically-recreated plastics to color-matched shades of sunburst, every element has been rendered in unbelievable detail. It represents the culmination of yearly advancements to accuracy and authenticity since Gibson Custom Shop began examining vintage Les Pauls over twenty years ago.

Specifications:

Brand Gibson Custom Shop
Model60th Anniversary 1959 Les Paul Standard
Finish ColorCherry Tea Sunburst
Weight8.51 lbs
Top WoodMaple
Body WoodMahogany with No Weight Relief
Neck WoodMahogany
Neck ShapeAuthentic '59 Medium C-Shape
Neck Dimensions.880 1st - 1.01 12th
FingerboardRosewood, Hide Glue Fit
Fingerboard Radius12"
InlaysAcrylic Trapezoids
Scale Length24.75"
Width at Nut1.695"
Frets22
PickupsCustombucker Alnico III (Unpotted)
ControlsCTS 500K Audio Taper Potentiometers, Paper-in-Oil Capacitors
HardwareNickel
BridgeNo-Wire ABR-1
TailpieceLightweight Aluminum Stop Bar
TunersKluson Single Line, Single Ring
CaseBrown/Pink Lifton Reissue 5-Latch

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