Gibson Custom True Historic Select UK Collection 1956 Les Paul Standard Heavy Aged (Antique Gold)
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Wow! It's rare we get guitars through that leave us speechless! This is one of just 5 guitars in an extremely limited UK only collection from the Gibson Custom Shop in Nashville. The neck on this 56 is just a dream to play. The P90's really cut through on this killer guitar. One of the best gold tops we have ever had through the doors here at GAK! The in house super heavy aged finish make this a true one of a kind guitar!
The UK Collection is one of the most exclusive ranges of guitars ever offered by Gibson's Nashville Custom Shop. It comprises just five sets of True Historic spec Les Pauls based on the 1956, 1957, 1958, 1959 & 1960 reissues. All sets feature factory heavy ageing as well as an exclusive UK Certificate of Authenticity and 'UK' serial number.
With the True Historic range, Gibson Custom commits to a fanatic level of detail accuracy to bring you as close as possible to owning an original 1956 Gibson Les Paul. A double-carved and hand-sanded top and neck, hand wet-sanded finish, hand-filed rolled fingerboard binding, and plastics replicated from molecular-level analysis of original vintage parts headline only a few of the extensive and obsessive details found in each of the very limited number of True Historic 1956 Les Pauls offered. Add a pair of superbly accurate P90 pickups. You simply can't get closer to the real thing... than the real thing.
- Colour: Goldtop
- Top Wood: Maple
- Back Wood: Mahogany
- Number Of Frets: 22
- Scale Length: 24.75"
- Fretboard Wood: Solid Indian Rosewood
- Fretboard Inlays: Trapezoid
- Neck Wood: Mahogany
- Neck Shape: 56 Les Paul
- Bridge Hardware: ABR With Thumbwheels
- Pickguard: True Historic
- Bass Pickup: P90
- Treble Pickup: P90
- Pickup Switching: 3 Way Toggle
- Weight: 8lb 3oz
- Custom Shop True Historic Certificate Of Authenticity In Binder, Extra Black Plastic Treble/Rhythm Switch Cover Plate