The Gibson Les Paul was first available in doublecut form as the vintage Les Paul Special and Junior, but these were mahogany slab guitars, usually with P-90 pickups. In 2008, Gibson introduced a limited number of carved maple capped Les Paul Doublecut models, but these dropped out of sight fairly quickly.
However, in 2012, the Gibson Les Paul Classic Doublecut appeared as a regular production model, with the traditional carved maple top, a chambered body and simplified electronics. These have been available with AAA-grade flame maple tops and in a goldtop version.
This example, dating to April 11 2013 is a great example of these guitars. It's in good condition with just light scuffing on the back and some finsh checking on the gold top . The chambering takes the weight down to a very comfortable 7.2 pounds, and the double cutaway really opens up access to the higher registers. The electronics are pared down to two BurstBucker Pro pickups, a selector switch, and master volume and tone controls.
The original case is included.
This is a consignment piece. Prices shown are in US dollars. For Canadian dollar pricing, please follow the More Details link here to our webstite posting at www.12fret.com
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