Offered for sale:

Used 2007 Gibson Custom Shop 1958 Les Paul Standard Reissue VOS Plain Top Faded Tobacco (Gibson Brands now seems to call the color Bourbon Burst) serial number 87840.

This guitar is in very good showing limited playing time. The pick guard was removed to show the full top but it is included. And we’d be happy to re-installed for the asking.

Gibson states:

“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.”

“The 1958 Les Paul Standard Reissue features all the painstaking historic construction methods of the famous '59 Reissues with a few historically-accurate spec differences that allow it to stand on its own. Like the 1958 originals, it has narrow frets which help more of the fingerboard wood to be heard in the tone profile. It also has a round, chunky neck profile for a full feel and maximum bending leverage. And finally, it has a beautiful plain maple top; each is unique and full of character.”

Imperial Guitar says:

“The Gibson Custom Les Paul Standard ’58 Reissue VOS is about as close as you can get to the original specs, the beautiful VOS nitrocellulose lacquer finish captures the depth, and hue of a '58 Les Paul Standard.”

Featuring top-shelf tonewoods, including a solid mahogany body (Did you see that mahogany grain? Striking.); a two-piece “plain” maple top, with a fair amount of bird’s eye; a Chunky C profile neck; Indian rosewood fingerboard with 22 Historic narrow tall Plek’d frets; Burstbucker 1 (R) and Burstbucker 2 (T) pickups. Along with premium historical appointments, including cellulose Trapezoid inlays and vintage-style Kluson tuners.

This is a great guitar! If you’ve ever wanted a ’58, pick this up, close your eyes and you’re there!

Certificate of Authenticity included.

Original hard-shell case included.

“We carefully inspect every instrument when we buy it and bring it up to our standards before we offer it for sale. We also do a full set up before we ship. If you decide to purchase this guitar, please let us know what gauge strings you prefer.”

Gibson Custom 1958 Les Paul Standard Reissue VOS Features:

Mahogany body, 2-piece plain maple top; VOS nitrocellulose lacquer finish
Mahogany neck, Chunky C profile, VOS nitrocellulose lacquer finish
Indian Rosewood fingerboard, 12" radius, 22 Historic narrow tall frets, cellulose nitrate Trapezoid inlays
Plek'd frets for optimized playability
Burstbucker 1 (R) and Burstbucker 2 (T)

3-way pickup selector switch
Volume and Tone controls for bridge and neck pickups
ABR-1 bridge with lightweight aluminum Stop Bar
24.75" scale length; 1.69" nylon nut
Kluson Single line/single ring tuners
Factory strings: Gibson 10–46, standard tuning
Single-action truss rod, headstock access
Vintage Original Sheen finish package with light matte nitrocellulose and aged hardware
Includes hard case and Custom Shop certificate of authenticity
Quality crafted in USA
Weight 9.2 lbs.
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Imperial Guitar & Soundworks

Imperial Guitar & Soundworks

Very Good
Faded Tobacco
Original Hard
24 Years
Imperial Guitar & Soundworks
Bill, Dianne
New Paltz, NY
7:20 AM
10:00 am - 6:00 pm Tues. - Sat. Mondays by appointment only

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