Gibson Custom Shop Limited Slash 1958 Les Paul ‘First Standard’ #8 3096 Aged
The First Standard
Wildwood Guitars is proud to present one of the most anticipated releases in the history of the Gibson Custom Shop: The Slash 1958 "First Standard" Les Paul. Extensive research through the Gibson archives has confirmed that Les Paul #8 3096, produced in 1958, was one of the very first sunburst finished Les Pauls off the production line, and the very first to feature a two-piece, center-seamed maple top, making it the very first sunburst Les Paul Standard built to traditional spec. Not only is this a historically relevant instrument Now owned by legendary hard rock icon, Slash, this extremely desirable, storied vintage treasure has been put to good use on the road, featured prominently on the "Not in This Lifetime" tour and now replicated in painstaking detail through the magic of the Gibson Custom Shop. Every detail has been replicated to recreate the incredible vibe and magic that made Slash fall in love with the original. From the ultra accurate Replica '58 C-Shape Neck Profile to the replica plastics, mismatched Kluson tuners and phenomenal Custom Bucker pickups, this '58 replica will get you closer than ever to the real deal.
Available in an extremely limited run of Vintage Gloss, Aged and Aged/Signed instruments, these phenomenal 1958 Les Paul Reissues have generated an incredible amount of buzz and an unparalleled demand. Wildwood Guitars is honored to partner with the Gibson Custom Shop to present these insanely collectible homage to both a legendary player and a legendary instrument: The Slash "First Standard" 1958 Les Paul.
“Mind-blowing. I couldn’t have possibly wanted anything more.”
|Brand||Gibson Custom Shop|
|Model||Limited Slash 1958 "First Standard" Les Paul #8|
|Finish Color||First Standard Burst|
|Top Wood||2-Piece Maple|
|Body Wood||Lightweight Solid Mahogany|
|Neck Wood||Solid Mahogany|
|Neck Shape||Replica ‘58 C-shape Profile|
|Inlays||Cellulose Nitrate Trapezoid|
|Width at Nut||1.687"|
|Frets||22 - Medium - Jescar FW50078|
|Controls||2 Volume, 2 Tone and 3-way Toggleswitch|
|Tailpiece||Lightweight Aluminum Stopbar|
|Tuners||5 Kluson Deluxe Single Band, 1 Kluson Double Band|
|Case||Brown Gibson Hardshell|
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