This is the all black LP Les used (after he experimented even more on it-notice the huge pickups in the video & then notice he made those same pickup cavities smaller).
Watch this video & own a piece of history!
Les live with this LP at Mason Gross School of the Arts,
Rutgers University, 1985
Just as the Julien's Auction Les Paul Estate card says:
lot # 282
GIBSON LES PAUL RECORDING MODEL
No serial number-Gibson Les Paul Recording model,black,heavily modified with handmade pick guard, low impedance pickups, extra routing under pick guard, microphone input jack on upper bout, two quarter inch input jacks on bottom bout, in original case. It has all of Les's original dirt, dust & strings. It is perfectly heavy- just the way Les loved all of his LP's -10. 8 oz.We have more pictures.Please go to www.NealsGuitars.com We ONLY accept Bank Wires, cash or Us Post Office Money orders for this item.
|~1985||Very Good||Black||Original Hard|
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