Gibson Custom Shop M2M Hand Selected Kill Top 60th Anniversary 1959 Les Paul Standard Heavy Aged DirtyLemon Fade 8.60 lbs
Gibson Custom Shop is the pinnacle of craftsmanship, quality, and sound excellence. Each instrument celebrates Gibson’s legacy through accuracy, authenticity and attention to detail.
No specific Gibson model carries more intrigue and gravitas than the 1959 Les Paul Standard. While it became the most iconic guitar in history, 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, Billy Gibbons, Joe Perry and Slash 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, shaping sounds across music genres and generations of players. Gibson Custom Shop’s 60th Anniversary 1959 Les Paul Standard is not just a tribute to those 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 decades of work by Custom Shop’s expert team—a tireless quest to bring accuracy and authenticity to the hands of fans. It’s the definition of cool, and it’s the best representation of the 1959 Les Paul Standard since the Gibson Custom Shop began making Historic Reissues over twenty-five years ago.
Model Gibson Custom Shop M2M 60th Anniversary 1959 Les Paul Standard
Builder Gibson Custom Shop
Body Type Solid Body
Top Wood Hand Selected Killer Flame Maple Top
Body Wood Lightweight Mahogany
Finish Type Nitrocellulose
Finish Color Dirty Lemon Fade
Aging Heavy Aged
Back Finish Nitrocellulose
Binding 1-Ply Royalite
Neck Wood Solid Mahogany
Fingerboard Indian Rosewood, Hide Glue Fit
Neck Carve Authentic '59 Medium C-Shape
Scale Length 24.75", 62.865cm
Neck Radius 12''
Frets 22 - Historic Medium-Jumbo
Nut Width 1.687", 42.85mm
Nut Material Nylon
Neck Finish Nitrocellulose VOS (Vintage Patina)
Inlays Aged Cellulose Nitrate Trapezoid
Headstock 17 Degrees
Neck Pickup Custombucker Alnico III (Unpotted)
Bridge Pickup Custombucker Alnico III (Unpotted)
Pickguard Laminated Cellulose Acetate Butyrate
Hardware Nickel - VOS
Bridge No-Wire ABR-1 with Lightweight Aluminum Tailpiece
Tuners Kluson Single Line, Single Ring
Controls 2 Volume Pots, 2 Tone Pots, 3-Way Toggle Switch
Electronics CTS 500K Audio Taper Potentiometers, Paper-in-Oil Capacitors
Case Gibson Custom Shop Hard Shell Brown/Pink
Weight 8.60 Pounds (8 lbs 10 oz)
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