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Gibson Les Paul Standard 50s, Heritage Cherry Sunburst

Gibson Les Paul Standard 50s, Heritage Cherry Sunburst



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The Gibson Les Paul Standard 50s Heritage Cherry Sunburst Guitar once-again brings together all of the exquisite qualities that launched the original Les Paul Standard to stardom.

With its solid Mahogany back (no weight relief!), maple top, PAF-like humbuckers, and traditional Heritage Cherry Sunburst finish, this guitar is like a welcome slice of Gibson history.

Gibson Les Paul Standard 50s Heritage Cherry Sunburst Guitar Highlights

  • Brand new Les Paul guitar, with a traditional 1950s design
  • Solid Mahogany back, topped with a figured maple top and a classic Heritage Cherry Sunburst finish
  • Solid Mahogany neck, and a trapezoid block-inlaid Rosewood fretboard
  • Vintage 50s neck profile shape
  • Two PAF-like BurstBucker pickups
  • Tune-O-Matic bridge and vintage-style tuners deliver superior levels of tuning stability
  • Deluxe hardshell case included
  • Home Delivery options available

A Classic, Traditional Design, Revisited

Early 1950s Les Paul guitars came equipped with P-90 single coil pickups, but with the invention of the PAF humbucker in 1957, the sonic landscape was changed forever.

PAF pickups were named "humbuckers" due to the fact that they eliminated the unwanted 60 cycle hum normally associated with Single Coils - they literally "bucked the hum". This meant the guitars could now be played at much higher volumes, paving the way for louder and more aggressive musical styles.

As a bonus point, the tones these pickups generated were richer and thicker than a single coil too, perfectly complimenting the nature of a Les Paul guitar.

And so, by 1958 the Les Paul Standard was born.

Rock Solid Construction

Part of the original 1950's Les Paul's appeal, even more than six decades after its release, is the rock-solid feel you get from it. This was down to the rounded neck profile, and non-chambered solid mahogany back.

With the new Gibson Les Paul Standard 50s lineup, that particular type of construction is back!

With the solid body and maple top, you get a naturally rich tone with plenty of high-end snap. On top of that, there's a Vintage 50s profile Mahogany neck, that sits comfortably in your hand.

BurstBucker Pickups

Complimenting the traditional Les Paul Standard build is a set of vintage-voiced BurstBucker pickups, created to invoke the much coveted voice of those original PAF pickups.

With the BurstBucker 1 and BurstBucker 2 combination on this Les Paul Standard guitar, you get one of the closest approximations to this elusive tone yet.

These vintage-sounding pickups offer you the choice between that vintage, creamy neck pickup sound, and the hotter, biting bridge tones.

Each of these pickups has independent Volume and Tone controls, opening up a whole world of vintage voices for you to choose from.

Gibson Les Paul Standard 50s Heritage Cherry Sunburst Guitar Specs


  • Material: Mahogany
  • Top: Maple
  • Weight Relief: None
  • Finish: Tobacco Burst


  • Material: Mahogany
  • Profile: Vintage 50s
  • Nut Width: 1.695"
  • Fingerboard: Rosewood
  • Scale Length: 24.75"
  • Number of Frets: 22
  • Nut Material: Graph Tech
  • Inlay: Acrylic Trapezoids


  • Bridge: ABR-1 Tune-O-Matic
  • Tailpiece: Aluminium Stopbar
  • Knobs: Amber Top Hats w/ Pointers
  • Tuners: Vintage Deluxe w/ Keystone buttons
  • Playing: Nickel


  • Neck Pickup: BurstBucker 1
  • Bridge Pickup: BurstBucker 2
  • Controls: 2 Volume, 2 Tone, 3-way Toggle Switch (Hand-wired with Orange Drop Capacitors)


  • Case: Hard Shell Case
  • SKU: LPS5P000HSNH1
More Information
Manufacturer Gibson
SKU 302901
Shipping Weight (kg) 7.000000
Case Included hard case
Colour sunburst
Warranty 2 years
Series Gibson Original Collection
Scale Length 24.75"
Nut Width 1.695"
Neck Wood Mahogany Neck
Pickup Config 2 x humbucker
Number Of Strings 6 string
Right / Left-Handed right handed
Fingerboard rosewood fingerboard
Guitar Style les paul style
Body Size full size
Body Material mahogany body


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