Gibson 1957 Les Paul Custom Reissue 3-Pickup Bigsby in Ebony w/Case 731206

IDR 114,300,000.00

Description

The Original Black Beauty

Gibson Custom Shop is the pinnacle of craftsmanship, quality, and sound excellence. Each instrument celebrates Gibson's legacy through accuracy, authenticity and attention to detail.

With its elegant lines and Ebony/Pearl/Gold aesthetic, the 1957 Les Paul Custom is easily one of the most iconic and beautiful guitars ever made. It features a body carved out of a single large piece of solid mahogany, unique among Les Paul models. The resulting dark mid-range tone from the body pairs perfectly with its bright-sounding solid Ebony fingerboard. All together, it's the pinnacle of guitar craftsmanship, design and tone. Gibson Custom Shop is proud to revive every last detail of the original "Black Beauty" for this '57 Les Paul Custom Reissue, from the dimensions and contours to the precise inlay patterns to the entire ownership experience.

Specifications :

BODY

  • Body Style : Les Paul
  • Body Shape : Les Paul
  • Body Material : Solid Mahogany
  • Binding : Multi-ply
  • Body Finish : Nitrocellulose VOS (Vintage Patina)
  • Weight Relief : None

NECK

  • Profile : 50s Rounded Medium C
  • Scale Length : 628.65 mm / 24.75 in
  • Fingerboard Material : Ebony
  • Fingerboard Radius : 304.8 mm / 12 in
  • Fret Count : 22
  • Frets : Historic Medium-Jumbo
  • Nut Material : Nylon
  • Nut Width : 42.85 mm / 1.687 in
  • End Of Board Width : 56.89 mm / 2.239 in
  • Inlays : 1950s Pattern Mother of Pearl
  • Joint : Long Tenon, Hide Glue Fit

HARDWARE

  • Finish : Gold
  • Bridge : No-Wire ABR-1
  • Tailpiece : Lightweight Aluminum Stop Bar (or Bigsby if applicable)
  • Tuning Machines : Kluson Waffleback w/ Pearloid Tips
  • Pickguard : Multiply Laminated Acrylic
  • Truss Rod : Authentic 1950s No-Tube
  • Truss Rod Cover : Authentic Stepped 2-Ply Les Paul Custom
  • Control Knobs : Butyrate Black Top Hats
  • Switch Tip : Amber Catalin
  • Switch washer : Silkscreened Cellulose Acetate Butyrate
  • Jack Plate Cover : Multiply Laminated Acrylic
  • Control Covers : Black Royalite
  • Strap Buttons : Brass
  • Mounting Rings : M69 Cellulose Acetate Butyrate
  • Pickup Covers : Authentic Profile Gold-plated Nickel Silver

ELECTRONICS

  • Neck Pickup : Custombucker Alnico III (Unpotted)
  • Middle Pickup : Custombucker Alnico III (if applicable)
  • Bridge Pickup : Custombucker Alnico III (Unpotted)
  • Controls : CTS 500K Audio Taper Potentiometers, Paper-in-Oil Capacitors
  • Pickup Selector : 3-Way Switchcraft
  • Output Jack : Switchcraft

MISCELLANEOUS

  • Strings Gauge : .010, .013, .017, .026, .036, .046
  • Case : Brown/Pink Lifton Reissue 5-Latch
  • Accessories : Gibson Custom Switchplate Medallion (w/ Historic Black Plastic Cover in Case), Certificate of Authenticity Booklet, Historic Reissue Hang Tags

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