Historic Selects start with the foundation of Gibson Customs most accurate reproduction of their original 1950s Les Pauls, the True Historic. Since 1993, Gibson Custom has been recreating both the history of Gibsons guitar legacy and meeting the individual needs of artists and customers whose tastes for fine guitars arent always met by what is readily available.
The team of craftspeople and artisans are as individual in their passion for guitars as anyone, and take great pride in bringing players together with the right guitar.The Gibson Custom 1959 Historic Select Les Paul Electric Guitar shares the exact same attention to detail and construction as its sister True Historic model, but with one noticeable improvementits exceptional top and burst finish.
The flame maple top on this Les Paul was hand-selected by our merchants for the beauty of its grain and assigned a specific burst finish from the pages of Beauty of the Burst (our SKU# 901516). This lavish book pays tribute to Gibson's magnificent Sunburst Les Paul guitars made between 1958 and 1960, each page devoted to one particular example and burst finish.
Benefiting from Gibson Custom's color matching techniques and expertise in creating aged finishes, a gem of a guitar is now on offer to you. The Gibson Custom 1959 Historic Select Les Paul is a rare opportunity to own one of these historic guitars in a finish that you won't find anywhere else.
BodyBody shape: Single cutawayBody type: Solid bodyBody material: Solid woodTop wood: Hand-selected flame mapleBody wood: MahoganyBody finish: Gloss NitrocelluloseOrientation: Right handedNeckNeck shape: 1959 Les PaulNeck wood: MahoganyJoint: Set-inScale length: 24.75"Truss rod: HistoricNeck finish: GlossFretboardMaterial: RosewoodRadius: 12"Fret size: Medium jumboNumber of frets: 22Inlays: TrapezoidNut width: 1.
687" (42.8mm)PickupsConfiguration: HHNeck: CustomBuckerMiddle: Not applicableBridge: CustomBuckerBrand: GibsonActive or passive: PassiveSeries or parallel: SeriesPiezo: NoActive EQ: NoSpecial electronics: NoneControlsControl layout: Volume 1, volume 2, tone 1, tone 2Pickup switch: 3-wayCoil tap or split: NoKill switch: NoHardwareBridge type: FixedBridge design: ABR-1Tailpiece: StopbarTuning machines: Kluson deluxeColor: NickelOtherNumber of strings: 6-stringSpecial features: Very limited production, each guitar matches a burst finish from the pages of Beauty of the BurstCase: Hardshell caseAccessories: Certificate of authenticityCountry of origin: United States
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