The CME Exclusive Gibson Les Paul Standard ’50s models feature a distinguished Dirty Lemon Burst inspired by the beautifully fading original cherry bursts from the late ’50s. Standard ’50s models boast a Vintage ’50s neck profile, rosewood fretboard, and gold “top hat” control knobs with pointers, plus Vintage Deluxe tuning machines with keystone buttons.
Gibson “T-Type” Humbucking Pickups
The CME Exclusive Les Paul Standard ’50s come equipped with a pair of Gibson T-Type humbuckers, to provide a well-rounded top-end chime! Developed in collaboration with Chicago Music Exchange for an exclusive 2019-2021 run of CME Exclusive SG Standards, “T-Type” pickups are a replica of Gibson’s T-Top humbucker pickups used from 1968-1980—the same model pickup Jimmy Page installed in the bridge his own 1959 Gibson Les Paul Sunburst, affectionately dubbed his “No. 1,” which helped to forever define the sound of ‘70s hard rock.
Known for their consistency, clarity, and note definition, Gibson’s original T-Tops became known for offering brilliant chime without sacrificing low-end. Meticulous replicas of the T-Top, “T-Type” pickups feature Alnico 5 magnets, a low-to-moderate 7.45k ohm DC resistance, polyurethane insulated wire, and chrome covers, and they are built to clean up beautifully with a turn of the volume knob for incredible dynamic range and pure tone at all decibel levels.
Model Number: LPS521DLNH3
Serial Number: 228620241
Weight: 8lbs 11oz
Body Shape: Les Paul
Body Material: Mahogany
Top: AA Figured Maple
Weight Relief: None
Finish: Gloss Nitrocellulose Lacquer
Neck Material: Mahogany
Profile: Vintage 50s
Scale Length: 24.75"
Fingerboard Material: Rosewood
Fingerboard Radius: 12"
Number Of Frets: 22
Frets: Medium Jumbo
Nut Material: Graph Tech
Nut Width: 1.695"
End of Board Width: 2.26"
Inlays: Acrylic Trapezoids
Hardware Finish: Nickel
Bridge: ABR-1 Tune-O-Matic
Tailpiece: Aluminum Stop Bar
Tuning Machines: Vintage Deluxe w/ Keystone Buttons
Control Knobs: Gold Top Hats w/ Pointers
Switch Tip: Amber
Jack Plate Cover: Cream
Neck Pickup: CME T-Types
Bridge Pickup: CME T-Types
Controls: 2 Volumes, 2 Tones & Toggle Switch (Hand-wired with Orange Drop Capacitors)
Strings: .010, .013, .017, .026, .036, .046
Case: Hard Shell Case
Accessories: Includes Gibson Accessory Kit
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3-Day / 15-day Return Policy If you are not completely satisfied with any product, return it for a full refund of the product purchase price, full credit, or exchange of your choice. We give you 3 days from the shipping date on Vintage instruments, and 15 days on New instruments. Credit card returns are issued a credit for purchase price. Refunds are made for product value only, excluding shipping and handling charges. New, Unopened items: You may return most NEW, untouched, unopened items within 15 days of delivery for a full refund. if the return is a result of our error (you received an incorrect or defective item, etc.) we'll also pay the return shipping costs. AmEx credit cards: Note that if your order was paid using an AmEx card we may pass on a 3.5% fee of the purchase price to process your refund. Vintage, Used items: We have to evaluate vintage and used guitars, amps, and other items on a case by case basis. We spend a lot of time with you and the item before your purchase to try to avoid any surprises after your purchase. AmEx credit cards: Note that if your order was paid using an AmEx card we may pass on a 3.5% fee of the purchase price to process your refund. You should expect to receive your refund within four weeks of giving your package to the return shipper, however, we strive to issue your refund sooner. This time period includes the transit time for us to receive your return from the shipper (5 to 10 business days), the time it takes us to process your return once we receive it (3 to 5 business days), and the time it takes your bank to process our refund request (5 to 10 business days). Send your return to: Chicago Music Exchange 3316 N Lincoln Ave Chicago, IL 60657 The following items are returnable only if defective OR unopened or unused: strings, harmonicas, microphones, cleaners, polishes, and polishing cloths. Software/soundware, cassettes, CDs, DVDs, and videos may be returned for credit only if they are in their original, sealed packaging. If defective, these items will only be exchanged for the same product. For complete details on our guarantees, shipping, and return policies, please contact our Customer Service Department at 773-525-7773; fax us at 773-525-2775; visit our website at www.chicagomusicexchange.com, or write us at Chicago Music Exchange, 3316 N. Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL 60657.