The 1958 Les Paul Standard Reissue from Gibson’s Custom Shop presents the most accurate recreation yet available of this first incarnation of the hallowed “Bourbon Burst".
For many, the '58 is 'THE' defining Gibson guitar!
The Gibson Custom Shop uses a body of solid, non-weight relieved mahogany, which blends depth and richness with the snap and clarity of the maple top. The quarter-sawn mahogany neck still has a chunky, rounded ’50s profile, which, in combination with the traditional long-tenon neck joint, enhances sustain and resonance as well as feeling great in the hand. In addition to these classic ingredients, the 1958 Les Paul Standard Reissue also benefits from Gibson Custom’s 20th Anniversary Specifications, newly adopted for 2013. These include a one-piece rosewood fingerboard, Kluson Deluxe machine heads, hot-hide glue neck fit, a Historic Truss Rod assembly with no tubing, accurate body and fingerboard binding color, new Custom Buckers created in the image of the original PAFs, and period-correct Aniline dye beneath its nitrocellulose lacquer finish.
A guitar that contains all the crucial Les Paul ingredients, with a less showy maple top that is sometimes considered more authentic looking than those with highly detailed figuring.
- The most historically accurate reissue of the iconic 1958 Les Paul Plaintop Reissue to date
- Bourbon Burst finish
- Mahogany body for ultimate tone and sustain
- Period-correct rounded neck profile
- Hide-glued mahogany neck, with extended neck tenon for exceptional sustain and response
- Period-correct Aniline dye body and neck
- Custom Shop hardshell case included
|Case Included||hard case|
|Pickup Config||2 x humbucker|
|Number Of Strings||6 string|
|Right / Left Handed||right handed|
|Guitar Style||les paul style|
|Body Size||full size|
|Body Material||maple top, mahogany body|
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