* In Store – 1959, Gibson, Les Paul, Standard, 2003, Historic, Custom Shop, AA Figured Top, Dark Deep Heritage Cherry

$12,500.00

Description

Gibson Les Paul StandardΒ  2003 Historic

Custom Shop

Figured Top Dark Deep Heritage Cherry

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Est 1985

 

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Fabulous twenty year old Historic Les Paul 1959.

Amazing Madagascar Rosewood fingerboard.

Aged non Murphy natural checking πŸ™‚

Lovely figured Top

 

From the Les Paul forum

2003
* Brazilian boards installed from January through May as follows:
** of 4 3001-4 3150 35 of these were R4 Custom Black Beauties = 115 BRW R4s
** of 7 3001-7 3707 220 of these were R7 Customs, 4 GTs were 02 specs, 28 were Juniors = 455 BRW R7s
** of 8 3001-8 3256 31 of these were Juniors = 225 BRW R8s
** of 0 3001-0 3163 50 were G0s, 20 were Specials = 93 BRW R0s
** R6s and R9s Do not share with other models, so all 148 R6s and all 674 R9s are BRW.
* Price drop on R8s and R9s
* Truss rod cover moved away from nut
* Headstock shape changed
* Tuners arranged to be inline
* Vintage style CTS pots
* Bumblebee Caps
* Return to wired ABR
* Madagascar rosewood fingerboard.
* Eastern hard maple top
* “AA” grade eastern hard maple top.
* R9 flametop becomes less flashy due to increased use of Eastern Maple
* R8 returns with a plain top
* Burstbucker type 1 & 2.
* Gold knobs instead of previous vintage amber knobs.
* Corrected tuner positions. “V” intead of “l l” way.
* Transparent orange to regular red cherry sunburst.
* “i”dot on gibson logo moved to the correct position.
* Refined parts positions and neck shape.
* Inlays changed to swirly plastic, sharp corners on remaining models
* Special run of “Stinger Series” guitars. Music Machine “Stingers” have Brazilian Rosewood fretboards
* 50 Guitar Center R0 models built

Additional information

Weight 12 kg
Dimensions 115 × 50 × 20 cm