The original Black Beauty — with it's elegant lines and ebony/pearl/gold aesthetic, the Custom Shop Gibson 1957 Les Paul Custom Reissue VOS electric guitar is easily one of the most iconic and beautiful guitars every made — decked out with all original and vintage-style appointments and with an Ebony VOS finish along with a multi-ply laminated acrylic black pickguard and elegant gold hardware.

It features a body carved out of a single large piece of solid mahogany, unique among the Les Paul models. It has a multi-ply cream binding, with a chunky C-profile solid mahogany neck. The resulting dark mid-range tone from the body pairs perfectly with its bright-sounding solid ebony fingerboard. All together, it's the pinnacle of guitar craftsmanship, design and tone.

This guitar is loaded with three powerful Custombucker Alnico III unpotted humbucking pickups, with CTS 500K audio taper potentiometers, paper-in-oil capacitors, and a three-way toggle switch for a whole plethora of amazing vintage-style tones. Gibson Custom Shop has single-handedly revived every last detail of the original Black Beauty for this '57 Les Paul Custom Reissue, from the dimensions to the contours, the precise inlay patterns to the entire ownership experience. Shop at Replay Guitar Exchange today to check out this amazing guitar!

As always, feel free to contact our store for more details, or with any questions.

Weight: 9 lbs. 5 oz.
Neck material: solid mahogany
Scale length: 24.75"
Nut width: 1.69"
Fingerboard radius: 12"
Neck shape: chunky C
Fingerboard material: solid ebony
Frets: 22, medium jumbo
Country of origin: USA
Hard shell case included
Replay Guitar Exchange

Replay Guitar Exchange

Call (1957 reissue)
Brand New
5 Years
Replay Guitar Exchange
Any Staff Member
Tampa, Florida
7:20 AM
Monday - Friday: 11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. Saturday: 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Sunday: Closed

We accept all major credit cards and PayPal via our website, telephone, or in-store. We also offer no-interest financing options such as PayPal (on-line) and Synchrony Credit (in-store).

Free shipping on all orders! We ship to the continental US only --no international shipping. We typically ship via UPS Ground, but some smaller packages (like strings) will go US Postal Service.

You may return your purchase for a full refund within 14 days provided it is returned in the same condition with the original packaging, accessories, and documentation. Otherwise, a re-stocking fee may be assessed. Buyer is responsible for return shipping unless we have made some type of error.