GIBSON CUSTOM SHOP 1959 LES PAUL STANDARD R9
It's all about the wood! This stunning Burst '59 Reissue has a killer hand selected deeply flamed maple top. Upgraded with Tom Holmes Pickups this guitar sounds amazing and sustains for days!
The original sunburst Gibson Les Paul Standard is considered by players and collectors alike to be the most desirable electric guitar ever created.
Thanks to Gibson’s Custom Shop, the beauty of the ’Burst has been reborn in the Custom Shop 1959 Les Paul Standard, the most accurate recreation of the original instrument that Gibson has ever produced.
Custom Shop R9s are TOP of the LINE and a incredibly accurate representation of the "Holy Grail" 1959 Les Paul
Created after precise measurement of original vintage Les Pauls, this model incorporates a stunning amount of period-correct detail that combines to make the Custom Shop 1959 Les Paul Standard look, feel, and sound like the real thing. In addition to several obvious features such as its one-piece mahogany neck with long tenon, solid non-weight relieved mahogany back, and accurate rounded ’59 neck profile, other subtle but important nuances take this guitar’s accuracy even further. These include its historically accurate thin fingerboard binding that’s only .040-inch thick (which contributes greatly to the comfortable, vintage-feeling, “rolled” fingerboard edges), historically accurate 1/2-inch wire channel from toggle switch to control pocket, accurately sized back control pocket route, correct height of the binding in the cutaway, 5/8-inch heel with accurate heel shape, period-correct carved arch on the guitar’s maple top, correctly tapered headstock with tuner holes in a straight line (rather than following the headstock edge), and much, much more.
Includes original custom shop 59' style case.