1956 - ‘59 Burst’ Les Paul Conversion
This guitar started out as an all original 1956 Gibson P90 Les Paul Goldtop (no breaks). The mahogany body, maple top, mahogany neck, Brazilian Fretboard, all bindings & inlays are original to the guitar. This guitar is very resonant & lightweight at 8lbs 12oz. The Flame maple top is deep and as good as any original 59 Burst.
Conversion includes the following:
Plug P90 Cavities then Route For Humbuckers
Plug the screw holes from Bigsby, Bridge & Tailpiece
Install Bridge studs & Retrospec Tailpiece bushings at correct placement
ThroBak JW102B PAF style pickups & Aged Bone Rings
CreamTone Featherweight Stop Tailpiece & Switch Ring
Finish with correct Aniline dyes and Nitro Lacquer by Historic Makeovers
Refret with Jescar 57110 fret wire/Nylon 6/6 Nut / Gibson Chain Saw Case
Refin was done by Historic Makeovers (includes aging & checking)
Original 56 Parts Include: Truss Rod Cover, Recut Original Pickguard, Pickguard bracket, Switch, Switch Tip, Strap Buttons, Input Jack, Jack plate, ABR1 no-wire Bridge with new saddles (original saddles in case) Original Centralab 500K Pots & Bumble Bee caps, Control Knobs & Backplates (1950’s Pat Pend Grover Tuners)
Conversion comes with JamCity and Historic Makeovers COA’s
$1,500. Next Day Air Shipping & Insurance
Bank wire transfers on all international transactions. Pay Pal gift accepted on all US transactions or bank wire.
I pack all items as if I were shipping them to myself. I use UPS as my carrier and have never had any items damaged in shipping.