SOLD - Gibson Custom Shop LPR-7 1957 Les Paul Goldtop Reissue – USA 2003

by Gibson

$5,295.00 20160
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The Gibson Custom Shop Les Paul ’57 Goldtop (Model LPR-7) is a faithful reproduction of the original 1957 Gibson Les Paul Goldtop. It has been crafted to capture the look, feel and sound of a 1957 Les Paul. And it does not disappoint.

The legendary Les Paul evolved throughout the 1950s, but the major ingredients really came together when the Goldtop earned a tune-o-matic bridge and gained two sweet PAF humbucking pickups to eventually become the most revered weapon in rock.

The Gibson Custom Shop LPR-7 Goldtop brings together all the key ingredients of the hallowed ’57 Goldtop, crafted with Gibson Custom’s Historic specifications to ensure period-correct looks and features.

Select tonewoods, an accurate ’50s neck profile, and two outstanding Alnico III Custom Bucker pickups join a Goldtop finish with gently aged VOS (Vintage Original spec) treatment to bring you a superb ’57-style Les Paul.

Features –

One piece light weight mahogany body

Two piece eastern maple top

Quarter sawn mahogany neck one piece neck

One piece rosewood fret board

Long neck tenon

Hide glue on neck tenon

Hide glue on fret board

Extended length bridge posts

Extended length stop bar stud inserts

Kluson Deluxe Tuners

Bumble Bee Capacitors

Gibson Custom Bucker PAF style pickups

Historical Accurate Truss Rod and Truss Rod Nut

Gibson ABR-1 Bridge

Gibson Lightweight Aluminum Stoptail

Weight is 9.1 lbs

And here’s even more detail from the Gibson website - http://www.gibson.com/Products/Electric-Guitars/2016/Custom/Standard-Historic-1957-Les-Paul-Goldtop.aspx

This particular ’57 Goldtop Reissue has had no modifications - it is in completely original condition, unchanged since new.

The finish on the top, neck & headstock is unmarked. There is some light swirling on the pickguard, and some expected tarnishing of the pickup covers, but overall very little player wear. No dings, dents, or marks anywhere and no buckle rash on the back. The neck is the typical meaty 50s profile – plenty of wood here, but very comfortable to play in all positions.

The frets are fine with little sign of wear. The pickups sound great, and overall this guitar presents in excellent condition at a substantial discount to new price. Gibson Custom Shop Certificate of Authenticity is included.

Comes in original Gibson Custom hard shell case in new condition.

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PAYMENT METHODS

Payment preference for purchases is by direct bank deposit (EFT). Credit cards, Paypal or bank cheque acceptable upon request. We also sell with Lay By - 25% deposit + 90 days to pay

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