Gibson Custom Shop 1956 Les Paul Goldtop Reissue


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.


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1956 was the only full year in which the Les Paul model featured the powerful P-90 pickups and the adjustable ABR-1 bridge setup, a combination that allowed the Les Paul model to intonate, sustain, and thrill like never before. This Gibson Custom Shop `56 Reissue captures the look, feel and searing sound of an original 1956 Les Paul Goldtop in exhaustive detail, featuring all solid woods, vintage-accurate gold paint, authentic replica parts, Historic narrow/tall frets, and hot hide glue construction.

– Top: 2-Piece Plain Maple, Hide Glue Fit
– Body: Mahogany
– Binding Style: 1-Ply Royalite
– Weight Relief: None
– Finish: Nitrocellulose VOS (Vintage Patina)
– Neck: Solid Mahogany
– Neck Profile: Chunky C-Shape
– Scale Length: 24.75″ / 62.865cm
– Fingerboard Material: Indian Rosewood, Hide Glue Fit
– Fingerboard Radius: 12″ / 304.8mm
– Number of Frets: 22
– Frets: Historic Gibson Narrow/Tall
– Nut Material: Nylon
– Nut Width: 1.687″ / 42.85mm
– End-of-Board Width: 2.24″ / 56.89mm
– Inlays: Aged Cellulose Nitrate Trapezoid
– Bridge: No-Wire ABR-1
– Tailpiece: Lightweight Aluminum Stop Bar
– Tuners: Kluson Single Line, Single Ring
– Pick Guard: Laminated Cellulose Acetate Butyrate
– Truss Rod Cover: Authentic Stepped 2-Ply
– Control Knobs: Butyrate Gold Top Hats
– Switch Tip: Amber Catalin
– Switch Washer: Silkscreened Cellulose Acetate Butyrate
– Jack Plate: Laminated Cellulose Acetate Butyrate
– Neck Pickup: Custom Soapbar P90
– Bridge Pickup: Custom Soapbar P90
– Controls: CTS 500K Audio Taper Potentiometers, Paper-in-Oil
– Strings: .010, .013, .017, .026, .036, .046
– Case: Brown/Pink Lifton Reissue 5-Latch
– Included Accessories: Gibson Custom Switchplate Medallion (w/ Historic Brown Plastic Cover in Case), Certificate of Authenticity Booklet, Historic Reissue Hang Tags

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